How to start your car with a bad battery or starter. Turn your ignition "key" on, put the shifter in neutral. push car as fast as possible, jump in, push in you clutch, put it into first and release the clutch.And give it a little gas so you keep going.That's it just don't stall because you will have to do it all over again AUTOMATICS If you car is an automatic and your on top of a big hill your in luck. If you can get your car to about 25 30 miles per hour it will start that means make your torque converter engage. INSTRUCTIONS Turn you ignition on and put the car in N "neutral" roll down the hill and put the shifter in L or D, and waala your car will start.