Needed a new battery

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    Wuzzat?

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    'cause during cranking the voltage dropped to 7v and the dash lights would blink out.

    Usually the dealer charges the most but this time the pricing came out
    dealer, $105
    well known auto parts chain, $104
    hole in the wall place, $79 to $114.

    How can these places charge equal or more than the dealer? Isn't the dealer the default place to go for uninformed consumers?

    By comparison, the dealer wanted $110 for a head gasket and one cheapie chain wanted $24.
     
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    Nope, dealers are only that in name, most work the same as a parts house.

    I learned that when I had to get my car fixed. Took it to the dealership thinking it would be quicker, nope, still had to wait on everything.
     
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    I returned a battery after two years and paid mostly for a new one with pro rating charges and anything else this guy could come up with. I phoned the manufacturer and asked them about there policy. They made sure all my money was returned by the dealer.
     
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    Glad to hear you got your money back!
     
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    This battery was from '04 so I guess we got out money's worth.
     

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