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Automobile batteries can be a little dirty to handle in unexpected situations. If you sit in your car too long, listen to the radio too long or forget to turn off the lights in your vehicle, there is a good chance your batteries may drain, and you may need a jump start service. If you don't want to pay to jump start your car, then you can attempt to jump start it yourself by using jumper cables or a jump box and following these 8 steps to jump start your car.




Things You Need To Jump Start Your Car

  1. To jump start your car, you will need a set of jumper cables or a jump box.

  2. If you don't have a jump box, you will need another power source, like another working vehicle or a generator.

  3. You will also need gloves to keep your hands clean and towels to clean the battery terminals.

  4. Safety Glasses to protect your eyes in case of a battery jump start accident

Things To Know About Jump Starting Cars

  1. Batteries can explode under certain circumstances

  2. Batteries have acid inside them, which, if exposed, can be toxic if sniffed and corrode skin if touched.

  3. All batteries are recyclable, and you can dispose of your old battery at most auto parts stores.

  4. Live positive and negative terminals may spark when touched. (keep them away from each other.

  5. Sometimes another car won't have enough power to jump start your car. If that's the case, call Mr.Quickpick for a jump start.

  6. Using an electric vehicle or trying to jump start an electric vehicle using jumper cables may damage that vehicle, refer to user's manual for safe jump-starting.

How To Jump Start Your Car Safely - 8 Steps


Now that you know what you need to jump start a car and a few things about batteries, let's move on to how to jump start your car in 8 steps.

  1. Step 1: Put on your gloves and protective eyewear.

  2. Step 2: Gather jumper cables, towels, and the other vehicle used as a power source.

  3. Step 3: Put both cars in park and make sure both vehicles are off.

  4. Step 4: Grab one of the red (positive) ends of the jumper cables and connect it to the red (positive) terminal on the vehicle that needs a jump.

  5. Step 5: Grab the other red (positive) end and connect it to the red (positive) terminal on the vehicle that is the power source.

  6. Step 6: Grab the black (negative) end of the jumper cables and connect it to a solid, unpainted metal part of the vehicle that needs a jump. (strut mount stud or bolt on engine). Note: you can use the negative terminal as well, but it's best practice not to.

  7. Step 7: Grab the black (negative) end of the jumper cables and connect it to the negative terminal on the power source vehicle and turn the vehicle on.

  8. Step 8: After 2 minutes, get inside the vehicle that needs a jump and turn it on like normal. At this point it should start, and you should disconnect the jumper cables, starting with the negative terminal.



After following these steps, you should have two running vehicles. You'll want to make sure you leave the vehicle that needed a jump running for at least 20-30 minutes, so it has enough time to recharge the dead battery on its own. Otherwise, it could not start again after shutting it off.


I Tried To Jump My Car But It Did Not Start


If you have already tried to jump start your vehicle, and you are wondering why your vehicle won't start; you should know that there are numerous reasons why a vehicle may not start, it could be an internal problem with the battery itself, a fuse, ignition problems or just the fact that the battery may need replaced, it could also be that you just didn't have enough power from the jump start source to get the job done.


Regardless of the source of the problem, you’ll want to get back on the road as soon as possible. We not offer jump start and battery installation services, but we can also test your charging system to make sure that the batter really is the source of the problem. Pricing for jump start & battery installation ranges from $65-$250 depending on vehicle type and scope of work required. Our jump boxes are strong, so if we can't get you started, you can bet the issue is most likely not power related.

Mr.Quickpick has jumped and helped thousands of drivers get back on the road. Our technicians use portable jump boxes to get into garages, ports and hard to reach places. We always hook up red clamp to red post, black clamp to black post and will never leave you stranded.

You can call in to schedule or call for immediate service. FYI: we only charge $35 if we cannot get you started (light vehicles only). Rest assured, you won't be left stranded. Our dispatchers are standing by ready to assist your needs.




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Automobile tires may be somewhat dirty and tough to handle in unexpected situations. If you are stuck because of a flat tire and need roadside assistance to help you change into your spare tire; you can count on Mr.Quickpick to be there to assist. We have all the things you need to get back on the road safely and affordably. Our spare tire change services start @ just $65 in the Indianapolis area, need help installing your spare, we can help!


Why You Need A Mobile Tire Replacement Service?


Most new cars, "believe it or not," do not come with a spare tire for installation. If you happen to find that your vehicle does not come with a spare tire or find that the spare tire is flat, we can save the day with our mobile tire replacement services. We will bring you either a new or a used tire and install it on the spot. If you don't want to waste time and money on a tow to a tire shop, this is the service for you.


What Time Can I Get A Mobile Tire Replacement Service?


Day or night, rain or snow, we have technicians and trucks ready to come and install a new tire at your office, home or roadside location. We not only install a new tire, but we also balance it on the spot so that your ride is smooth like a baby's butt. Our technicians are trained to handle all situations from stripped lug nuts to cracked, bent rims, and even broken valve stems.


How Much Are Mobile Tire Replacement Services?


If you are wondering how much a mobile tire replacement service can cost you in the Indianapolis area, you'll need to call in as pricing is based on location, tire size, and scope of work required. Most customers who use our mobile tire replacement services pay between $265-350 dollars. This price reflects, tire delivery, removing the old tire from the hub, dismounting the old tire, mounting the new tire on the rim, balancing the new tire and installing it back on your vehicle to factory specs.


Do You Work On All Vehicles?


Mr.Quickpick delivers and installs tires to all passenger vehicles including but not limited to: cars trucks, SUVs, trailers, box trucks and even farm equipment. Unfortunately, we do not mount tires on semi trucks, dump trucks or vehicles loaded with over 30,000 LBS, however if happen to call us, we will point you in the right direction to someone who does.


Who To Call For Mobile Tire Replacement?



Mr.Quickpick Roadside Assistance is always innovating and updating/upgrading our business practices. If you need a mobile tire job completed, you can bet we will be there in no time, fully equipped to handle all of your mobile tire replacement needs. Call Our dispatch team at (317) 342-0887, visit our website here. https://www.mrquickroadside.com/





















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If your car battery dies, and you don't have jumper cables or anyone to count on, make sure to call Mr.Quickpick for a quick solution. We can either give you a jump start or install a new battery on the spot. We offer jump start services to both light duty vehicles such as cars, vans & trucks, but we also provide heavy-duty jump start services to semi trucks, box trucks, fire trucks, tractors & farm equipment. Our technicians take the greatest care and precautions when working with your vehicle, and we use portable jump starter equipment specially designed to jump you safely. You can rest assured that you jump start will be done quickly, and you will be on your way soon. All you have to do pick up the phone and call your local providers. (317) 342-0887


If you have already tried to jump start your vehicle, and you are wondering why your vehicle won't start; you should know that there are numerous reasons why a vehicle may not start, it could be an internal problem with the battery itself, a fuse, ignition problems or just the fact that you accidentally left the lights on overnight, it could also be that you just didn't have enough power from the jump start source to get the job done.


Regardless of the source of the problem, you’ll want to get back on the road as soon as possible. We not offer jump start and battery installation services, but we can also test your charging system to make sure that the batter really is the source of the problem. Pricing for jump start & battery installation ranges from $65-155 depending on vehicle type and scope of work required. Our jump boxes are strong so if we can't get you started, you can bet the issue is most likely not power related.

If you’ve already tried to jump start on your vehicle, but the engine won’t turn over, there is a good chance that your battery could still be the source of the problem, it could be that it requires a stronger jump power source or that it's time for a replacement. Alternatively, it could also be your alternator (vehicles charging system), an ignition problem, a bad fuel pump or a faulty fuse & in that case, you will most likely need a tow or a mobile mechanic.

Mr.Quickpick has jumped and helped thousands of drivers get back on the road. Our technicians use portable jump boxes to get into garages, ports and hard to reach places. We always hook up red clamp to red post, black clamp to black post and will never leave you stranded.

You can call in to schedule or call for immediate service. FYI: we only charge 35 if we cannot get you started (light vehicles only). Rest assured you won't be left stranded. Our dispatchers are standing by ready to assist your needs.




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