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Step-by-step procedure on how to jump-start the battery on a 2012-2017 Toyota Camry XV50.

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. Unlock the vehicle; if the battery is dead. Use the metal key to unlock the car manually. See the step-by-step procedure on how to unlock the car manually.Unlocking the vehicle manually.

     

  2. Open the hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard, go to the vehicle's front, unlock the hood latch and pull the hood up until the hood struts are in hold position.

    Sliding the tab to unlock the hood latch.

     

    Opened hood of the Toyota Camry 2012.
  3. Locate the battery on the driver's side of the engine compartment. Pull off the positive terminal cover. The Positive "+" terminal is the one with a red cover while the negative "-" terminal has a black cover.

    The Battery of the 2012 Toyota Camry.

     

  4. Check first if the terminals are loose. This could be the reason why the vehicle won't start. If the battery is completely dead, It is recommended to charge the battery for a while to prevent overworking the alternator.

    Check the terminals if loose

     

  5. Get the jumper cables or jump box.

    Getting the jumper cables.

     

  6. Connect the red jumper cable to the positive terminal of the battery.

    Connecting the red jumper cable to the positive terminal.

     

  7. Connect the black jumper cable to the ground terminal of the vehicle.The strut bolt is a good ground for doing this procedure.

    Connecting the black cable to the ground terminal of the vehicle

     

  8. Connect the other side of the jumper cables to the running vehicle. Make sure to connect the wires to the proper terminals.

    Dead battery

     

  9. Wait for a few minutes and let the battery charge.

  10. Start the vehicle. 

Toyota Camry Jump Start Dead Battery Step-by-step procedure on how to jump-start the battery on a 2012-2017 Toyota Camry XV50.