Hyundai i-30: What to do in an emergency / Jump starting

Hyundai i30 (PD) 2018-2021 Owner's Manual / What to do in an emergency / Jump starting

Jump starting can be dangerous if done incorrectly. Follow the jump starting procedure in this section to avoid serious injury or damage to your vehicle. If in doubt about how to properly jump start your vehicle, we strongly recommend that you have a service technician or towing service do it for you.

WARNING

To prevent SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH to you or bystanders, always follow these precautions when working near or handling the battery:

Hyundai i30. Jump starting Always read and follow instructions carefully when handling a battery.

Hyundai i30. Jump starting Wear eye protection designed to protect the eyes from acid splashes.

Hyundai i30. Jump starting Keep all flames, sparks, or smoking materials away from the battery.

Hyundai i30. Jump starting Hydrogen is always present in battery cells, is highly combustible, and may explode if ignited.

Hyundai i30. Jump starting Keep batteries out of reach of children.

Hyundai i30. Jump starting Batteries contain sulfuric acid which is highly corrosive. Do not allow acid to contact your eyes, skin or clothing.

If acid gets into your eyes, flush your eyes with clean water for at least 15 minutes and get immediate medical attention. If acid gets on your skin, thoroughly wash the area. If you feel pain or a burning sensation, get medical attention immediately.

  • When lifting a plastic-cased battery, excessive pressure on the case may cause battery acid to leak. Lift with a battery carrier or with your hands on opposite corners.
  • Do not attempt to jump start your vehicle if your battery is frozen.
  • NEVER attempt to recharge the battery when the vehicle’s battery cables are connected to the battery.
  • The electrical ignition system works with high voltage. NEVER touch these components with the engine running or when the ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Do not allow the (+) and (-) jumper cables to touch. It may cause sparks.
  • The battery may rupture or explode when you jump start with a low or frozen battery.

NOTICE

To prevent damage to your vehicle:

  • Only use a 12-volt power supply (battery or jumper system) to jump start your vehicle.
  • Do not attempt to jump start your vehicle by push-starting.

Information

An inappropriately disposed battery can be harmful to the environment and human health. Dispose the battery according to your local law(s) or regulations.

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