Bootstrapping With Jumper Cables and Other Cold-Weather Battery Lore
Learn to use jumper cables to start a car in winter, as well as insulating the battery and keeping the engine warm.
This chart compares the percentage of 80 degrees Fahrenheit capacity with the temperature outside in degrees Fahrenheit. As we can see the colder it is outside the lower the percnetage of capacity and vice versa.
ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF EXIDE CANADA INC.
This chart shows the voltage of discharge over a certain amount of minutes.
ILLUSTRATIONS COURTESY OF EXIDE CANADA INC.
In this illustration, we see someone helping another person jump their vehicle with jumper cables using the bootstrap method.