If it hasn't happened to you already, it likely will someday: Your car stalls on the side of the road and you suspect you've got a dead battery. This can happen for lots of reasons.
A common culprit is a weak battery, a bad alternator or worn-out alternator belt that will need to be replaced or repaired. But it also can be as simple as headlights, or an interior light, left on that caused the battery to drain overnight. Whatever the case, you need to jump start the battery to get your car to a safe spot for further examination. Here's what you need to know about how to jump start a car.