Question: Which side of jumper cables come off first?

Disconnect the cables in the reverse order: First remove the negative cable from the car you jumped, then the negative cable from the car with the good battery. Then remove the positive cable from the car with the good battery (dont touch a grounded part of either car with the clamp of the positive cable).

Which jumper cables do you remove first?

Step 5: Disconnecting the Jumper Cables Now disconnect the battery cables by first removing the negative clamp from the bare metal connection under your cars hood. Then remove the red clamp from your batterys positive terminal—and do not let the clamps touch.

Where do the red and black jumper cables go?

One is marked positive (+), the other negative (-). There are also positive and negative cables in the jumper cable set. The red one is positive (+), the black one is negative (-). Never connect the red cable to the negative battery terminal or a vehicle with a dead battery.

Does red or black go on first?

When removing the old battery, remember to first disconnect the cables from the negative terminal, which is usually black and has a minus (-) sign then disconnect the cables from the positive terminal, which is usually red and has a plus (+) sign.

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