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AAA car battery
Amount: $123.00
Posted by: HR in Princeton, NJ.Posted: June 25th, 2010 03:06PM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Odyssey
Took the easy way out when stranded. probably overpayed by 20 bucks. But convenient
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Batter completely corroded
Amount: $135.00
Posted by: San Bruno, CA in San Bruno, CA.Posted: June 18th, 2010 01:06PM
Car Make: ToyotaCar Model: Camry
My car battery was completely corroded. I went to Speedee Oil Change in San Bruno and they gave me a new battery with 6-year warranty for $135.00.
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AAA battery
Amount: $139.00
Posted by: tim in Los Altos in Los Altos, CA.Posted: June 17th, 2010 11:06AM
Car Make: LexusCar Model: ES330
Battery Type: 24F-H (AAA)
After getting discount for AAA member($25), I paid $139 (including Tax and disposable fee) for AAA battery with 3 yrs warranty
I don't think that it's good price comparing to others.
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AAA, in need
Amount: $125.00
Posted by: a user in Charlotte, NC.Posted: June 12th, 2010 12:06PM
Car Make: NissanCar Model: Altima
My car didn't start and so called AAA. They came within 15mins, another 20 or 30mins for testing the battery, replacing with new one, and taking care of paperwork. I also thought the price was bit high and I am not sure how the quality of the battery is, but I definitely liked the convenience AAA provided. The technician who showed up was nice and polite but the lady on the phone was very rude.
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battery
Amount: $120.00
Posted by: elmer F in carson, CA.Posted: June 2nd, 2010 03:06PM
Car Make: nissanCar Model: altima
I dont know the brand AAA installed. lady friend paid 120. Think what she paid for was so she would not be inconvenienced.
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Walmart, installation included
Amount: $77.00
Posted by: Timm in oakland, CA.Posted: May 22nd, 2010 02:05PM
Car Make: VolkswagenCar Model: New Beetle convertible 2005
Battery Type: MAXX 47
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Emergency Battery Replacement
Amount: $115.00
Posted by: a user in Westborough, MA.Posted: April 16th, 2010 03:04PM
Car Make: ToyotaCar Model: Camry
Battery Type: AAA 3-yr Warrantied
Got stuck with a dead battery. Called AAA (I am a member). AAA told me on the phone that the cost would be $105 if I wanted to replace the battery instead of getting a free jump only. When they arrived they tested the battery and confirmed that it needed to be replaced. The actual cost was $115. They said the difference was because the $105 quote was for a smaller size battery. They very professionally replaced the dead battery in 10 minutes. I had waited 45 minutes for the service van to arrive from the time of my call. Very convenient but not the least costly way to do this. The battery has a 3 year full replacement warranty.
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Bought Car Battery Kirkland Signature at Costco
Amount: $59.99
Posted by: John L in Anaheim, CA.Posted: April 7th, 2010 08:04PM
Car Make: InfinitiCar Model: G35
Battery Type: CCA 640 Group Size 35
Went to Costco here in California.

I paid:
Kirkland Signature
Part# 3 Group Size 35 CCA 640
$59.99 Price
$9.00 Battery Fee
$6.04 8.75% Tax
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$75.03 Price I Paid
-$9.00 For Returning old battery
Installing it myself was easy.
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battery replaced
Amount: $125.00
Posted by: colleettee in santa ana, CA.Posted: April 4th, 2010 09:04PM
Car Make: 2001 mercuryCar Model: grand marquis
Battery Type: AAA
Absolutely great replacement, cleaned things great attitude of repair man. Fast and efficient. Everyone aught to join and get their road service. We highly praise their work, attitude and graciousness. Came to home and did work.
A garage would have charged very very much more and we would probably be still waiting in their "dumb" room. Hah! For a padded bill.
Thank you AAA, canit say enough praises for their work.
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COSTCO !!!!!
Amount: $62.00
Posted by: tysont in Vista, CA.Posted: March 20th, 2010 05:03PM
Car Make: 2000 HondaCar Model: ACCORD ex V6
Battery Type: 680 / 800 amps
My battery is pretty standard there for 98-02 accords, should also be similar for other sedan and coupe honda's as well. The battery comes with a 36 month replacement warranty and 100 month prorated. which is the best deal I could find around. The price also includes the old battery, if you don't have it, it's an additional $9. Kirkland battery, works fine so far, for the warranty coverage it is well worth it.
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Autozone
Amount: $105.00
Posted by: a user in Columbus, OH.Posted: March 12th, 2010 04:03PM
Car Make: VolvoCar Model: 850
Battery Type: duralast 47-dl
I spent $95 on battery with a 7 year warranty with 2 years of that being free replacement. I also spent a few dollars on pads and anticorrosion grease.
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Wow, people please..don\'t pay more than 80
Amount: $77.00
Posted by: crusoe in concord, NC.Posted: March 11th, 2010 08:03AM
Car Make: NissanCar Model: Frontier
Took old battery ( dead) to Walmart, checked book to see which one to get, gave them old battery to avoid 9 dollar disposal fee, got home put it in truck...good to go...easy to replace...get neighbor or coworker to help if you need to...pay them 10 bucks or buy them lunch...
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Sometimes the dealer is cheaper
Amount: $90.00
Posted by: MidnightP71 in Lakewood, NJ.Posted: March 2nd, 2010 11:03PM
Car Make: FordCar Model: Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
Battery Type: BXT-65-750 CCA: 750
Got a Genuine Motorcraft battery installed (and the old one recycled) for $90 at the Ford dealer. Never had a problem with OE parts
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PAID TOO MUCH FOR BATTERY
Amount: $230.00
Posted by: Bernie, Burning in Tucson in TUCSON, AZ.Posted: February 25th, 2010 06:02PM
Car Make: FORDCar Model: 2005 Freestar
Battery Type: DEKA 659MF
What a idiot. Having transmission serviced at AASTRO in Tucson,AZ, 5302 E. Speedway. Told battery had to be replaced but car was staarting fine. Said test showed battery bad and I may not get home. Battery was $170 and $50 to install. I replaced a Walmart Battery, 23 months old that was under full replacement warranty. I hope these people can sleep tonight.
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I think I paid too much for a battery
Amount: $220.00
Posted by: V Dave in Columbus, OH.Posted: February 20th, 2010 07:02AM
Car Make: GMCCar Model: Acadia
Battery Type: 6 yr
I when to Dan Tobin. They installed a battery that cost $112 and changed $85 for installation plus another $7.75 for parts. That's over $220!

I will never go there again.....for anything.
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Local Auto Shop
Amount: $168.00
Posted by: a user in Radford, VA.Posted: February 3rd, 2010 09:02AM
Car Make: JeepCar Model: Grand Cherokee
Battery Type: Interstate
I made the mistake of going to my local Auto sshop. They replaced my old battery with an Interstate battery, which is a great battery. However they also charged me for half an hour of labor which added an extra $40. I should have just gone to Advance Auto or AutoZone, had them run a diagnostic check, and then gotten my battery replaced for FREE. I would have saved about $60-$80!!
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Firestone
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Bruce Gardner in San Diego, CA.Posted: February 1st, 2010 12:02PM
Car Make: PontiacCar Model: Gto
Bought a life time battery back in 1971 at firestone every two-three year it goes dead I just jump the car or take in the battery and they replace it FREE!
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AAA Service -- Mixed Experience
Amount: $113.00
Posted by: GPS in Las Vegas, NV.Posted: January 19th, 2010 10:01AM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Accord
Battery Type: AAA branded
Battery died unexpectedly past 5 PM on a Saturday, and AAA Service showed up in less than 30 minutes. The driver was courteous and seemed well-informed, and the electric hygrometer indicated that the battery should be replaced. $113 seemed slightly high but included on-the-spot installation. This would have been terrific had he not cross-connected the terminals and blown out the main fuse, which is not normally stocked at auto parts stores. Much drama and wasted time ensued until another AAA driver had the ingenuity to gerry-rig the old fuse by soldering a bridge across it. This improvised solution should not have been necessary, but it *did* allow us to close the windows before a rain storm and, in fact, drive home. We would have been better off, under the cirmstances, simply with a jump start.
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1994 Honda Accord Battery
Amount: $81.89
Posted by: Beaux Zeaux in Richmond, VA.Posted: January 15th, 2010 01:01AM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Accord EX
Battery Type: AutoCraft Silver
After slow cranking for 2-3 weeks & over 90 mos. service from the DuraLast I had in it, I went to Advance Auto Parts lured in by the $49.99 economy battery advertised in the window at the store. They said they didn't have any economy batteries listed for my car, so I bought the mid-grade at $79.99 with the $12 core charge waived, since they took in my DuraLast. Took about 15 mins. for store clerk to install for free & I was on my way. The AutoCraft has 24 mo. free replacement & 72 mo. pro-rated. With a car nearly 16 yrs. old that'll do me fine. I bought the DuraLast at AAP several years back for only $53 & got excellent service & longer than warranted period on it. I wasn't thrilled with the much higher price, but still felt it was as good a price I could find without alot of hassles. AAP makes it easy & less expensive than being at the mercy of AAA or auto repair shops. My previous experience with AAP has been very good when it comes to free warranty replacements & you get a new full warranty on the free replacement battery too. I'm satisfied this battery's replacement cost is within reasonable parameters compared to what others here have paid
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2005 Honda Accord Battery
Amount: $75.72
Posted by: sandy323 in Los Angeles, CA.Posted: January 9th, 2010 01:01PM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Accord Hybrid
Battery Type: Kirkland (Costco)
Replaced OEM Honda battery that was replaced by dealer in March '07. Battery at Costco (group 35, CCA 640) cost $59.99 + $9 core + $6.75 tax (9.75% here in CA, L.A. county). Husband installed it for me, so saved $ there too. Can't beat Costco's warranty, 3 year replacement free, then 37-45 m 60%, all the way to 5% up to 100 m.

Note: I purchased this in Jan 2010 but drop down menu only went to 2009.
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battery
Amount: $94.00
Posted by: keyata in clarksdale, MS.Posted: January 8th, 2010 11:01AM
Car Make: nissanCar Model: murano
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Car Battery
Amount: $106.55
Posted by: Tim S. in Niles, IL.Posted: January 4th, 2010 11:01AM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Accord
Battery Type: NTB
Just replaced the battery on my 2006 Honda Accord EX 4 cyl for $106.55 installed at NTB in Niles, IL. It was like $80 for the battery and $17 to install it, plus tax (darn Cook County!)gets me to the $106.55.
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Battery replacement
Amount: $93.00
Posted by: JimB in Lawrence, KS.Posted: January 3rd, 2010 09:01PM
Car Make: volvoCar Model: 740
Battery Type: Autocraft Silver 91-1
CCA 700, 24Mo replacement, 72 mo prorated. Installed for free at Advanced Auto parts with a free charging and load test. Group Size 91. I boought a similar battery for another Volvo three years ago from the same store and it was about $65. About a 50% price increase in 3 years for a similar battery.
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Car Battery
Amount: $122.00
Posted by: Rippe off in Texas! in Roanoke, TX.Posted: January 3rd, 2010 01:01PM
Car Make: 2002 JeepCar Model: Liberty
Battery Type: NTB 85
I should have gone right next door to Autozone.
I could have saved $ 25. I was charged $99 for
battery (525 CCA)& 74 months, $15 core charge,
$10 installation. My last battery was a DuraLast
that was 53 mon. old (had a 85 mon. warranty)I know where to go now!
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Battery in MA
Amount: $111.56
Posted by: A person from MA in Framingham, MA.Posted: December 22nd, 2009 08:12AM
Car Make: ToyotaCar Model: Camry
Battery Type: AAA
Called AAA when my car refused to start. The guy came over and tested the battery to find that it is dead. I was offered battery replacement for $111 and didn't know at that time if it was too much. Later found from here that it is not a bad deal especially with 3 year full warranty followed with 3 more years of prorated warranty ($3 per month).
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Car Battery Replacement
Amount: $200.00
Posted by: Stalled In Canada in Belleville, Other.Posted: December 17th, 2009 12:12PM
Car Make: PontiacCar Model: 2002 Sun Fire
Battery Type: NAPHA
I live in Canada and my car wouldn't start a week ago, so I called CAA for a charge. I was told it was likely the orginal battery and needed to be replaced. Sure enough, this morning in -14 degree celsius weather, the car wouldn't start. I called CAA, got a boost and immediately drove to an auto shop 2 blocks away. Good thing I did, because the car wouldn't start again once I got there.

The cost seems high, but the battery comes with a 5 year warranty, and the convenience factor is worth something to me. This includes taxes, labour, and disposal fees. My husband sure wasn't going to do it for me, so I had to pay someone who would.
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Honda Accord Battery
Amount: $130.00
Posted by: Rajanthundersubramanianyaaralichallobeta singh in Stamford, CT.Posted: December 17th, 2009 06:12AM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Accord 2002
Battery Type: ?
A local station quoted $130.
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battery replacement
Amount: $66.72
Posted by: MIG in Northridge, CA.Posted: December 12th, 2009 04:12PM
Car Make: ToyotaCar Model: 4Runner
went to my local costco, paid $67 for battery installed it myself.
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Battery in Chicago
Amount: $79.00
Posted by: Wiener in Chicago, IL.Posted: December 12th, 2009 02:12PM
Car Make: HondaCar Model: Accord Wagon
Battery Type: 36 month
You guys better revise that 45.00 cost because that's what I told my wife and it was almost double that cost.
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mazda 6 battery change
Amount: $195.00
Posted by: a user in san jose, CA.Posted: December 5th, 2009 02:12PM
Car Make: mazdaCar Model: 6
changed at stevens creek mazda dealer. $112 for battery only, and 70$ lab, including checking charge system. seems overpaid.
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