The Dreaded Dead Battery: One of the most common “user errors” car owners suffer from. You slip into the driver’s seat (if only you could unlock the door) and turn the key, but instead of the expected “engine” soundtrack, you’re greeted with… silence. and fear. The route for the day flashes in front of you. Suddenly you are stuck and helpless. Thankfully, in an age when modern cars are built with automatic lights and another nifty tech failsafe, dead batteries are rare. But knowledge is power, and whether you need to have enough juice to go to the auto repair shop and change a dead battery, or you need to start your car after turning on the interior lights, you can jump-start here’s what you should know about it.
This Gear Patrol article, by Michael Charboneau, is a great one that is both detailed and insightful.