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Hopkins Super-Duty Jumper Cables - 4 Gauge - 20' Long

Hopkins Super-Duty Jumper Cables - 4 Gauge - 20' Long

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These 4-gauge booster cables efficiently deliver power to the dead battery on your large truck or SUV. Cinch-Lock clamps stay tight on the terminals. 20' Long for front-to-back vehicle hookup. Fastest Shipping and Guaranteed Lowest Prices for Hopkins Super-Duty Jumper Cables - 4 Gauge - 20' Long. Read our customer reviews of Hopkins jumper cables and starters. Call 800-298-8924 for expert service or order your jumper cables and starters part number HMBC0860 by Hopkins online at etrailer.com.
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Hopkins Jumper Cables and Starters - HMBC0860

  • Jumper Cables
  • Heavy Duty
  • 4 Gauge Wire
  • 20 Feet Long
  • Hopkins
  • Ratcheting Clamps
  • 6-Cyl Engines
  • Color Coding

These 4-gauge booster cables efficiently deliver power to the dead battery on your large truck or SUV. Cinch-Lock clamps stay tight on the terminals. 20' Long for front-to-back vehicle hookup.


Features:

  • Booster cables provide standard method for jump-starting a battery
  • Extra-long cables for simple hookup from any position
    • Vehicles can be lined up front to front, side to side, or front to back
    • Never get stuck on one-way streets or narrow highway shoulders again
  • Cinch-Lock clamps are supremely easy to use
    • Ratcheting mechanism securely locks clamp to terminal
    • Sturdy steel, zinc-plated construction provides superior strength and clamping force
    • Top-post and side-post mountable
    • Push-button release for quick, simple removal
    • Premium, rubber-coated grips are comfortable to hold
  • 4-Gauge cables deliver 300 percent more power than standard 10-gauge cables
    • Ideal for large trucks and SUVs
  • Easy polarity identification - orange clamps are positive, black clamps are negative
    • Stickers on each clamp indicate polarity
  • Bi-metal construction - copper and aluminum
  • Insulated to ensure quality performance in temperatures as low as -40 F


Specs:

  • Cable length: 20'
  • Wire gauge: 4
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Cinch-Lock Technology

Cinch-Lock clamp features

No more fighting with too-tight, spring-loaded cable clamps. The Hopkins Cinch-Lock clamps ratchet in place on the battery posts for a secure grip that is simple to obtain. Just squeeze the rubber-coated, non-slip grips, and the clamps will ratchet down until they can ratchet no more, at which point they effectively lock in place. To unlock, just push the convenient easy-release button at the base of the grips, and the ratchet will give for quick, effortless removal.


These unique Cinch-Lock clamps are constructed of premium, zinc-plated steel that can withstand more than 200 lbs of bite force and provide 250 percent more clamping force than the competition.


How to Jump-Start Your Vehicle's Battery:

Before jump-starting your vehicle, check the dead battery to make sure that it isn't cracked or frozen. If it is, do not attempt a jump-start. If there is no obvious damage to the battery, continue with the following:


  1. Turn off the vehicle that is providing the jump. Unplug all accessories from both vehicles. This will ensure that no devices are damaged if a short occurs.
  2. Clean off any corrosion around the battery terminals so that the maximum amount of current can travel through them.
  3. Connect one of the orange, positive cable clamps to the positive terminal on the dead battery.
  4. Connect the other orange clamp to the positive terminal on the good battery.
  5. Connect one of the black, negative cable clamps to the negative terminal on the good battery.
  6. Ground the other black clamp on the the vehicle in need of a jump - attach it to a clean, unpainted metal surface on the engine block or frame. Do not attach the negative clamp to the negative terminal of the dead battery.
  7. Start the vehicle that is providing the jump and let it run for a few minutes.
  8. Try to start the dead vehicle. If the engine does not turn over, rev the engine of the good vehicle to boost power output.
  9. Remove the clamps in the reverse of the order in which you attached them, being careful not to touch the clamps together as you do so: Disconnect the negative from the engine block or frame, then the negative from the good battery. Disconnect the positive from the good battery, then the other positive from the bad battery.


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Customer Reviews

Hopkins Super-Duty Jumper Cables - 4 Gauge - 20' Long - HMBC0860

Average Customer Rating:  4.2 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

These 4-gauge booster cables efficiently deliver power to the dead battery on your large truck or SUV. Cinch-Lock clamps stay tight on the terminals. 20' Long for front-to-back vehicle hookup.

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they jump the trucks every time 704460



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Junk clamps, nearly useless, suppose the wire is good 694139



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If you want heavy duty and quality, this is it! 463548



- HMBC0860
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Good product for the price 341686



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great service again. very pleased with the product and etrailer's service. 231045



- HMBC0825
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Review from a similar Super-Duty in Jumper Cables and Starters


great pair of cables 636345



- HMBC0840
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Review from a similar Super-Duty in Jumper Cables and Starters


Pretty unsatisfied with the design of this product - the clamps require two hands to hold the locking button down (right next to the metal teeth) while opening the clamps. Then, the clamps don't open wide enough to sit firmly on the battery contacts. The cables seems to be heavy duty and of good quality, but the locking design is poor. 585355



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Review from a similar Super-Duty in Jumper Cables and Starters


Great service, arrived in time for the weekend kayaking trip, can't load kayaks on a broken rack. 495925



- HMBC0840
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Review from a similar Super-Duty in Jumper Cables and Starters


The cables I was looking for. Nice thick wires and the clamps ratchet down to lock in place. Construction seems solid enough. 465417



- HMBC0840
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Review from a similar Super-Duty in Jumper Cables and Starters


Excellent jumper cables....bought a bike rack that was $20 less than free shipping amount so I added these....glad I did, really heavy duty. 332061


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