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Somebody said not to help a friend by using jumper cables and my 2005 Caravan.....is this true?

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When attempting to boost,or "jump start" another vehicle from yours,1st connect the cables as usual battery to battery,but when you connect the cables to your battery,do not connect the ground cable to your battery,connect the ground or "black" cable to a hard ground such as a motor mount, or an altenator "bolt" not the ground on the battery. you can find a ground point on your vehicle other than the battery. any hard surface that's a body or engine ground will do. yes you can damage your altenator by doing a car to car,or battery to battery boost. you can short a diode in the altenaor on your car,but there is a solution. when you boost another car from yours, only connect the red,or positive cable to your battery. the black cable,or negative cable to a ground such as a motor mount,or a body ground.thank you for choosing fixya.com

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If you use jumper cable disconnect wire from your alternator keep from damages it.

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