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Old 12-02-2008, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Waveho View Post
Dealers must vary greatly in customer service.
In contrast, a good friend of mine, the one who talked me into BMW, went to the local dealership to get a replacement battery ($125) but they said the battery couldn't be replaced without "extensive diagnostic tests" which they charged $300 additional for and even asked for an extra $60 because of the extensive test needed. In the end, he asked for the diagnostic report and the SA wrote "14.8" volts in pencil on a blank form. That was it for him (and that's enough for me!).
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