My name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a European Service tech, hopefully I can help you today!
Can you get into the engine compartment at all?
Yes - the trunk is working, etc. - I am trying to figure this out for my husband who is at our cabin with my son - they went up for a golf tournament and they are now stuck there. My husband is not mechanical whatsoever but he can find his way around the vehicle - this has happened two other times and we have turned the key to the left for several seconds & then back over & it would start.
He is wondering if he can put the charger on it.
Well, I have not seen one of these in person sadly but there according to my professional literature the battery is on the left-hand side of the trunk behind the trim
Yes - he can see that battery - there is actually two on them - one on the right & one of the left -
The one on the left is for starting
Is it ok to jump these batteries?
Which is most likely the dead one!
Yes, it should be fine
Just the way that you would normally jump another battery -
which side is positive? as both terminals are black
Is there a small plus or minus sign on one side?
are the terminals covered at all?
They are covered - but both in black -
he has that hooked up
and it is charging
Can you start it with the charger hooked up?
Yes, it may not start just yet
You can with all normal cars - I HATE this BENTLEY - LOL
but there's no reason you can't!
Oh good - IT started!
I was just worried that it would mess up the electrical if he charged it.
I can't imagine it would, cars are still cars!
Thank you for your help.
I have a customer with an Aston Martin that has dead batteries all the time