A flat battery can be a massively unexpected inconvenience. With the help of another motorist you can restart the battery and get back on the move as soon as possible!
To restart a flat battery you will need a set of jump leads and another friendly motorist (the donor car).
You should only attempt to restart a flat battery yourself if it is safe to do so. Otherwise, leave it to the professionals by calling your breakdown provider. Make sure both vehicles have the same voltage, the handbrakes are on, and the ignition is off. Then, here are the steps you need to take:
Once complete you can start your vehicle to see if the recharge has worked. If not, it may be a more serious fault that should be looked at by one of our Vauxhall service specialists - you can make an enquiry here.
For any more guidance on caring for your Vauxhall yourself please contact the nearest Vision Vauxhall dealership and explore our other ‘how to’ pages.