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What is INTELLIBOOST and how does it work?

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The INTELLIBOOST feature is a very useful one that we at RUGGED GEEK are quite proud of. The intent behind this safety feature is to make jump starting safer, easier and to also protect the jump starter, to ensure a long life. Jump Starter/Booster packs without this feature will simply send power to the cables regardless of what those cables are hooked to. With the INTELLIBOOST cables on the RUGGED GEEK jump starters, the cables can be touched together and they won't spark. When you first plug the cables into the jump starter, the light on them will alternate red/green....

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I can’t get the green light to come on when trying to boost my vehicle, what’s wrong?

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The green light on the INTELLIBOOST cables turns solid green to indicate that the jump starter is properly connected to a vehicle and is ready to boost. When the green light is on, it means power is flowing from the jump starter to the vehicle and you can go ahead and start the vehicle. The green light comes on when the INTELLIBOOST senses a draw from the vehicle's electrical system. In most boosting scenarios, this green light will come on when you first connect the jump starter to the vehicle battery. If it does not, don’t worry, just go ahead...

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My vehicle doesn’t have an accessory mode, how do I boost?

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Simply connect the INTELIBOOST cables to the vehicle needing boost and turn the key/press the start button. Accessory mode is not required to jump start. The only advantage with having an accessory mode is that you can turn it to accessory and have the green light on the INTELLIBOOST cables light up. This will tell you that the connection is proper before attempting to start your vehicle. Without seeing this green light, you are still able to start your vehicle, the light will go green as soon as it senses a draw from the starter and power will flow as...

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Will this really boost my vehicle?

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People are skeptical when they first see the physical size of the RUGGED GEEK jump starters and how small they really are. Then when it is used to start their vehicle, they are a believer and they want to know where to buy one. The RG1000 will start up to a 7.0L Gas engine and up to a 3.5L Diesel engine, however, we always get stories of people starting even more powerful vehicles.

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My vehicle has an AGM battery, will the RG1000 or RG2000 still be able to boost it?

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Yes, this will work to boost a vehicle using AGM batteries. Many new vehicles are equipped with AGM batteries as they tend to hold a charge longer, are more resistant to damage from vibration and require less maintenance among other benefits. That said, they are still designed for use on a 12V vehicle electrical system and when they are dead and your vehicle won’t start, this is what’s important. The RG1000 can boost any vehicle with a 12V electrical system regardless of the type of battery used.

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