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Used car Certified Warranty

Discussion in 'Warranty questions' started by bobgto, May 1, 2013.

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    bobgto

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    If I have a shop other then BMW Dealer install a new battery and do the registry. Will this
    cause any problems with the used car warranty?
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    charlson89

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    That depends on what your warranty states about who can work on your vehicle. Most I have seen don't care where you take the vehicle but some do.
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    bobgto

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    Its a BMW CPO warranty and the guy from this shop was BMW Tech for 30 years and now has his own shop. If I pick up a battery for him to install any suggestions on what brand?. The reason I'm changing out the battery is I had to reset the clock and the date was off by one day,and repair symbol came up,then went away. and the battery is about 5 years old.I was told that when you get odd problems like this, that it's usually the battery starting to go.
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    charlson89

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    It depends what type of battery you have. A lead acid or AGM (absorbent glass matt) battery. And also the newer vehicles will require you register the new battery to the vehicle.
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    bobgto

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    Its a 08 335i I would think its a AGM and yes it needs to be registered.
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    charlson89

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    If its an AGM stick with the BMW battery.

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