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I've looked at the videos on installing the auxiliary battery. I don't think the auto parts store is going to do that regardless of what their web site says. Should I be going into this knowing this is a DIY?
 

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Welcome to the forum!

Bring a fat roll of 5 dollar bills to give them a nice tip if they do!
 

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+1

I was a "parts jockey" back in the day, and I can tell you, you DID NOT want me working on your vehicle.

I would DIY it and move on with life knowing it was done right (I'm better at that stuff now than I was back then).
 

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Welcome to the Forum, from Cave Creek AZ.
I am glad that I only have one battery to deal with...
 

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Thanks for the responses. I'll make this a DIY.

edit: the auto parts (Advanced Auto) web site actually says "free install on most batteries" so they have an out. This is one I will do myself.
 

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If you hold them to it they will. If you’re familiar with the Chrysler Sebring, you have to remove the wheel and the fender liner to change the battery. I purchased a new battery from Pep Boys and they advertised free installation. when my daughter showed up they wanted to charge for the installation. When I argued the point they did the installation, but weren’t very happy about it.
 

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If you hold them to it they will. If you’re familiar with the Chrysler Sebring, you have to remove the wheel and the fender liner to change the battery. I purchased a new battery from Pep Boys and they advertised free installation. when my daughter showed up they wanted to charge for the installation. When I argued the point they did the installation, but weren’t very happy about it.
From what I saw, one has to remove the fuse box and battery cover below it. Not a job for some $8/per hour store clerk. IMO!
 

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I agree, don’t think they will do the aux.
 

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I used to work at Oriellys and we dont touch batteries that have fuse boxes above them, We can do battieres in the trunk, under the passenger seat but not ones with fuse boxes above. it will also give us a warning whenever we add the battery to the cart if the the vehicles has one of the weird fuse box setups on the battery
 
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