Starting aid cables 


Imagine yourself one morning, you are about to start your car to go to work.. and there is the tragedy... Your car refuses to start!
The reasons? You left your headlights , your radio on for too long or your car has been immobilized for a long time.
In any case, it's always the same problem, your car won't start.

In this case,car jumper cables can be very useful, to get you out of this situation.

Essential for starting a car with a dead battery, battery cables are very easy to use! With this article, you will know everything about how they work, follow the guide now.

What are car jumper cables for?

The jumper cables will make it possible to connect the car with the dead battery to the battery of another car in working order. The other car will then provide the necessary power to the engine of the broken down car to restart it.

How to choose the right jumper cables?

Depending on your car, you will need to choose a suitable jumper cable.
There is < strong>different types of cables with different technical characteristics. Discover below the criteria to take into account at the time of purchase.

Cable section

The section of jumper cables in square millimeters (mm2) corresponds to the surface of the section, it is a very important element to take into account in the choice of jumper cables. car start. It is this section that will define the intensity (flow, power) that can pass through the jumper cables.

Which section of cable to choose for a petrol engine?

A car with a petrol engine will require less power when starting than a vehicle with a diesel, generally for a small 2.5L petrol engine a cable section from 16mm2 will be sufficient.

Which cable section to choose for a diesel engine?

For a diesel engine, more power will be needed to help it to restart, it will therefore be necessary to choose cables with a larger section: 25mm2 or 35mm2 for large diesel engines with a displacement of more than 3.0L.

Cable length

In case it is difficult to bring the two vehicles closer, the jumper cables must be of sufficient length.

In general, jumper cables are on average 3 meters in length, which is sufficient for cars. For trucks, equip yourself with cables with a length of 5 meters.

Boot cable clamps

Booster cable clamps can be plastic or brass.

If you are a homeowner and you do not have regular use of jumper cables, the plastic clamps are sufficient.

For regular use, opt instead for cables with brass clamps, they are of superior quality andmore resistant over time .