A person can usually tell that their car battery is dead when they go to turn on their car and nothing happens. There is usually no sound and no engine turnover. A battery may go dead if you keep your headlights on or play the radio for a long time while the engine is not running. An old battery might not even start up if it is really cold out. If the battery
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order in which you attached them. (Remove negative first, then positive.) Replace battery caps if they've been removed, and dispose of the cloth covers in case they contain acid.
There is a lot of steps needed in charging a battery. If you follow the directions carefully and take your time, then you should have no problem with this procedure. It happens often to many people. I guess it is just a matter of bad luck.