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Does Best Buy install car alarms by viper

Want to buy the viper alarm but would like to know if Best Buy installs as well and if how much and how to schedule?

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Best buy will install viper car alarms, but I would strongly advise against getting any work performed by their techs. I had one installed on my truck and aside from not working properly, the cruise control, heater control unit, power windows, sunroof, and gauge cluster have stopped working. All that on top of intermittent stalling on the interstate. So far the repair estimate from a Toyota dealer is nearing $2000.
While this may be an isolated incident, Best buy will certainly not get any more of my money.

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DO NOT LET BEST BUY TOUCH NOTHING!!!!!!!!! Go to a local car audio shop someone who does it daily best buy had my stuff on my alarm all mest up ,, and not everything i bought with the alarm worked until i took it to a shop to fix which cost me more then it did in the first place. BEST BUY has good stuff but alot of times they let just about anyone install **** .

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    I happen to be a Best Buy installer. I have been in the car audio industry professionally since 1988 and have been installing at Best Buy in Kansas for over 17 years. I am also MECP Master certified, one of less than 150 Masters in the entire country. When getting ANYTHING installed, whether in your car, in your home, etc., it is always a good idea to check out who is doing your work. If you hear bad things or don't feel comfortable, try somewhere else. Best Buy has great installers, but some may not be so. In my shop, I have the most tenure, but the person that has been here the least amount of time has been installing for over 7 years! While this may not be the norm, with a little patience and diligence, you can find great shops with great installers. Sorry about your negative experiences, though...


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Do NOT let Best Buy install anything on your car!!!

I was also told, at the Dearborn Best buy store that there installer was a 'master' blah blah and there were less than (100?) in the world. Lol.
I had a bluetooth device for my stereo and a RADAR detector installed.

I had to spend several hundred dollars having the 'installation' fixed after Best Buy got finished. My car also stopped running, as the electronic start was affected.

2011 Corvette.

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