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Old 14th September 2018, 10:11 AM   #1
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Iíve been quoted £218 for a new battery by my local dealer. Itís an AGM. Is this a good price?!
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Old 14th September 2018, 10:18 AM   #2
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Iíve been quoted £218 for a new battery by my local dealer. Itís an AGM. Is this a good price?!
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Iím pretty sure that Cotswolds price for an oem 90a AGM battery is close to £130 including delivery
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Old 14th September 2018, 11:08 AM   #3
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Thatís a saving! Iíve asked them for a price.
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Don't forget you need to register the battery after installation. If that price includes registration, its not bad.
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Old 14th September 2018, 01:22 PM   #5
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Don't forget you need to register the battery after installation. If that price includes registration, its not bad.
I can register it out Carly though right?
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Changed mine recently, cheapest was harry fairbarns, £160 delivered.

Car feels more urgent since changing!
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Old 14th September 2018, 04:35 PM   #7
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Well Iíve over paid for one then but I wanted it changed today!
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The old one mustíve been goosed as stop/start activates all the time now! Carly has taken care of that problem!
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I can register it out Carly though right?
Yup I believe you can though I haven't done it myself. It used to be an extra cost but not sure if it is anymore.
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Yup I believe you can though I haven't done it myself. It used to be an extra cost but not sure if it is anymore.
Carly can do it. Did it once Iíd installed the new battery....which wasnít as easy as the E46 btw!
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ECP have Duracell batteries, 5 yr guarantee, AGM, correct spec & coded with Carly
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I have to say it's another BMW whim. Registering a battery with the car so it doesn't put too much charge in!!!! Ridiculous if you ask me and why build it in in the first place? Things were never so technical with the E46!!

Technology gone mad again and another way of BMW encouraging you to buy from them. While I enjoyed the E92 I just got frustrated with all the niggly annoying problems that stopped me enjoying the experience.

Good old RS3 sportback, simple and easy to use!!
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I have to say it's another BMW whim. Registering a battery with the car so it doesn't put too much charge in!!!!
Itís called their Intelligent Battery System or IBS. Itís obviously not that intelligent and gave me IBS trying to fit the bloody thing!
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