Advance Auto Parts is an American auto parts dealers with a wide network . It has 150 plus branches and a coverage of around 4912 stores. It is largest dealers in providing after market parts service While providing service it gives full service with utmost importance to customer requirements for replacement of spares, accessories and lubricant oils along with change of batteries if found essential. In this article will see, Does Advance Auto Parts buy old batteries?
Does Advance Auto Parts buy old batteries?
Advance Auto Parts have started with recycling of batteries so they do arrange to give a gift card or a core discounted price for exchange of batteries.
Being a very well based service provider it has service advisors and professional skilled mechanics who provide services to its customers which included purchase of old batteries by way of replacing it by new batteries
The service advisor will give advise for replacement of battery after verifying whether it needs to be replaced which depends on the batteries wear and tear, the exposure it had to heat , kms it has run , etc. Usually the battery has a lifespan of 4 to 5 years and is the most expensive part in the car. So its replacement are made only if it is actually required.
The customer service for purchase of old batteries will be provided in following stages:-
Option -1 Direct purchase by customer of new battery
1) If the customer is very well aware that he has to purchase the new battery then he can directly approach the store of Advance auto parts for purchase of battery.
2) The service advisor or professional skilled mechanics will make him aware of the fact that he can get the new battery at a core discounted price if the old battery is given back by the customers.
3) A core discounted price is the amount difference which is given back to customer by the Advance Auto parts dealer. For e.g if the cost of new battery is Rs. 1000 then he can get the new battery at Rs. 750 which is the core charge if the old battery is given back. Rs. 250 is the amount difference which is core discounted price or bargain price of old battery
4) If the customer does not want to give back the old battery he can get it replaced at an amount of Rs. 1000
Option -2 Direct sale by customer of old battery
1) If the customer has already purchased new battery and has old battery he can approach Advance Auto parts for sale of old battery.
2) The customer will be paid upfront through gift card for sale of old battery.
Option – 3 Sale by customer of old battery at later stage
1) If the customer has already purchased new battery and later stage has an intention of selling the old battery he can approach Advance auto parts for sale of old battery.
2) For this the customer will need to pay an amount as deposit of core discounted price in the beginning at the time of purchase of new battery.
3) This deposit of core discounted price will be refunded back to the customer on returning the old battery at a later stage.
Option – 4 Sale by customer of old battery with / without usage at later stage
1) If the customer has no intention of purchasing the new battery he can still approach Advance Auto Parts for sale of old battery if used. He can get the amount on such sale of old battery through gift card.
2) If the customer has no intention of purchasing the new battery he can still approach Advance Auto Parts for sale of old battery even if not used. He can get a much greater amount if it is properly labelled and all accessories received alongwith the battery are returned in tact. In some of these cases he can even get the entire amount refunded. It is a money back policy. This is applicable if the purchase are from its own stores and the battery are sold before it lifespan.
The above are the facilities available to its own customers and with the intention to sell the old battery before its lifespan is over
Customers purchasing from other stores.
If the customer have purchased from other stores and sell their batteries in Advance Auto Parts they do get a gift card.
Beneficial For customers
1) From these it is possible for customers to dispose off their old batteries which are so expensive for a better price then just disposing without a penny.
2) The customers are relieved off the pain of disposing off the batteries which should also be made properly.
3) The customers also help to prevent environmental pollution and thereby contribute to the society unknowingly
Beneficial For Comapny
1) The companies like Advance Auto Parts are also benefited as they can give it for recycling which can result in lowering its manufacturing cost in turn of which lastly the customers are also benefited.
2) The company through its service of buying batteries is making a contribution to the society by preventing environmental pollution
Beneficial For Environment
1) The batteries contain hazardous chemicals and toxic gases which have problems to skin and respiratory organs. If the batteries are not disposed of properly these can have severe problems to people health and their respiratory organs.
So from the above we can easily conclude that Adanace Auto Parts are making bothe customer satisfaction, company improvement and prevention of environmental pollution through purchase of old batteries and all our people should contribute towards this great service of Advance Auto Parts one service of buying old batteries.
Some Frequent Questions:-
1) Do they take old batteries if it not purchased by its own stores?
Yes, and also hand over to you a gift card of its reasonable price.
2) Do they buy batteries at a later stage?
Yes they do but before its lifespan so they arrange to give a core price.
3) What is a core price?
A core price is the price where in the customers are encouraged to purchase new battery by selling off their old batteries.