Originally Posted by scottp999
Battery registration is a good idea, and there are enough people with the bavtec tool that someone in the regional forums may be willing to let you use theirs for no cost. Literally takes a couple of seconds to send the command. I agree the dealer is a ripoff for that service.
Dealer quoted me 1.7 hours to register. If it really does take a couple seconds this seems like outright fraud. It's one thing if the book says 1 hour and an experienced tech can perform the procedure in 30 min, but nearly 2 hours for something that takes less than 5 min, I don't know about that.