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I have a nissan 2007 altima hybrid. It died while I was

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I have a nissan 2007 altima hybrid. It died while I was driving. Towed to dealer who said ECM and new small battery, $1800. Seem high when I can buy ECM for $600 and dealer said 1.5 hours to install and program. Any options
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Beside the Ecm, what battery is the dealer saying you need also?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
they wanted to replace the12v battery in the rr of the car for $300
and $1400 for the ecm. I can buy the battery for $111, a new from dealer
ecm for $600, or rebuit ecm for $295 and they will transfer all security
info it from the old ecm.

In the Hybrids, they use a Gel Battery. Not a regular car battery. So you would need to use a Optima Battery. Those batteries are around 260 dollars. So the battery quote I am going to agree with. You can't use liquid filled batteries on these Hybrids.

The Ecm, I am going to disagree with. The Ecm is around 800 and should only take 2 hours labor to install and program. So that should be more around 1k dollar. So all together should be around 1300 to 1400.

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