Simply bring the core back to any AutoZone store along with your receipt and your core refund will be issued! You can also send your core back to AutoZone.com's Fulfillment Center along with your Product and Core Return Form (reverse side of your shipping invoice) to receive your core refund.
To return a core to AutoZone.com's Fulfillment Center, first drain all fluids, if any, from the product.* Then fill out the Return Form (found in Section B of your Shipping Invoice) and include it along with the core in the original packaging and/or box in which your new product was sent.
No, they will happily accept used batteries for recycling, but they do not buy batteries.. required to charge and then test every battery that came in as a core, or wa.. don't have the old one, you will pay a deposit until you return an old battery.
Questions about a core charge? Here you will find information about how the core charge works and how to receive your core charge refund.
The core charge, sometimes called a core price, is a form of deposit you pay until returning your old part. If you don't have the core at the time of purchase, you must pay the core charge. That charge is refunded to you when you return the core.