Jump starting

Jump starting  - Starting and driving - Volvo XC90 Owners Manual - Volvo XC90

Follow these instructions to jump start your

Follow these instructions to jump start your vehicle's dead battery or to jump start another vehicle's dead battery using your vehicle.

Although your vehicle's battery is located under the floor of the cargo area, jumper cables should be connected in the engine compartment, to the points shown in the illustrations.

If the 12-volt auxiliary battery to be used is in another vehicle, check that the vehicles are not touching to prevent premature completion of a circuit. Be sure to follow jump starting instructions provided for the other vehicle.

To jump start your vehicle:

1. Switch off the ignition.
2. First connect the auxiliary battery positive (+) terminal (1) to the positive (+) terminal in your vehicle's engine compartment (2), located under a small black plastic cover attached to the fuse box cover, marked with a "+" sign. Remove the cover on the main fuse box if necessary to access this terminal. Then connect the auxiliary battery's negative (Ц) terminal (3) to the ground point in your vehicle's engine compartment (4).
3. Start the engine in the assisting vehicle, then start the engine in the vehicle with dead battery.
4. After the engine has started, first remove the negative (Ц) terminal jumper cable.

Then remove the positive (+) terminal jumper cable.

WARNING
PROPOSITION 65 WARNING!
Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.

WARNING
Х Do not connect the jumper cable to any part of the fuel system or to any moving parts. Avoid touching hot manifolds.
Х Never expose the battery to open flame or electric spark.
Х Do not smoke near the battery.
Х Batteries generate hydrogen gas, which is flammable and explosive.
Х Battery fluid contains sulfuric acid. Do not allow battery fluid to contact eyes, skin, fabrics or painted surfaces. If contact occurs, flush the affected area immediately with water. Obtain medical help immediately if eyes are affected.
Х Failure to follow the instructions for jump starting can lead to personal injury.

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