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Trying to jump the car. I 't see a a block to hook the

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trying to jump the car. I don't see a a block to hook the negative to. Where do I attach?
JA: What is the model/year of your Lexus?
Customer: 2014 is250c
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just hoping to start it so I can get it to the dealership. lights turn on and there is a clicking sound but no start
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: let me check. I had the battery checked about 3 weeks ago and it tested fine. I went on vacation for 5 days, returned and it would not start. Is there a way to test if it's fully charged?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: headlights do not appear to be going on but the dash light is on
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  Toyota Service replied 4 months ago.

Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. Where are you attaching your red jumper lead to on the car/ Thanks

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
we are attaching the positive on the dead battery to the positive on good battery and negative on good battery but unsure where to ground the negative on the dead battery
Expert:  Toyota Service replied 4 months ago.

You remove the cover over top of the dead battery and attach the black cable clamp to the negative battery post on the battery opposite the positive battery post.

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