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I am in the Seattle area and was surprised by the difference in parts and service between the Honda dealerships.

I am not indicating a quality of service but the pricing.

I recently called around for the OEM hitch install, included trans cooler, and the difference between three dealers for the same package install was over $500.

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Do the hitch install yourself and save some cash.

There are plenty of posts with details and instructions.

The tranny cooler you might want to have the dealer install depending on your desire to get frustrated working under the car.

I'm actually going to pick up the cooler this weekend and will have my local dealer do the install in the next few weeks.
 

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I am in the Seattle area and was surprised by the difference in parts and service between the Honda dealerships.
I am not indicating a quality of service but the pricing.
I recently called around for the OEM hitch install, included trans cooler, and the difference between three dealers for the same package install was over $500.
You can check the prices for parts and accessories at local dealers using the Honda e-store site.
The Official Honda Site. Purchase Honda and Acura Genuine Accessories and Parts directly from your local dealer on the eStore.
I've checked it in the past for air filters and found that certain local dealers charge up to double the prices at some other dealers.
The local dealer with the highest prices is also the one whose new vehicles typically have an extra price sticker listing various "mandatory" dealer added options such as undercoating, pinstriping, door edge guards, etc.
 

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Do the hitch install yourself and save some cash.

There are plenty of posts with details and instructions.

The tranny cooler you might want to have the dealer install depending on your desire to get frustrated working under the car.

I'm actually going to pick up the cooler this weekend and will have my local dealer do the install in the next few weeks.
I was under the impression with AWD, if unstalling a hitch for towing, a dealer installed hitch was required to not void your warranty coverage on the transmission.
 
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