Originally Posted by 1QuikWS6
Even if you use the very same battery size/type/etc. - you should still go thru the 'Battery Registration' process to tell the car a new/fresh battery has been installed so that it charges appropriately - which still entails using a cable & software (or paying the dealer to do it
I got a cheap elm OBD2 and gonna try via bluetooth and my cell. However if that doesn't work it's not worth the price of a battery, in shop time just to have the battery registered.... even if the battery lasts three years instead of six.... I come out even... and then I probably won't even own the car still.
But it's still good advice