Car Batteries for 1987 Buick Electra

Get a New Buick Electra Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1987 Buick Electra at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

The Right Battery Size for a 1987 Buick Electra

Need more info about Buick Electra batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Buick Electra.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
75-2 V6/3.8L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 V6/3.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
75-2 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
78FT-2 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

V6/3.8L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V6/3.8L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Buying a Replacement Battery for Buick Electra

Your Electra doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1987 Buick Electra battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your Buick Electra a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Buick-specific recommendations for Electra car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your Electra

Your Buick Electra deserves the best, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Your vehicle needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery that can handle most extreme environments and weather conditions. DieHard Electra batteries surpass expectations using the latest innovative technology to meet the growing power needs of new vehicles and their accessories. Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Go with a DieHard battery for your Electra and have the peace of mind that performance will be there when you need it most. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Caring for a New Buick Electra Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1987 Buick Electra? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Help extend your car battery’s life by limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Electra Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Buick Electra battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my Electra battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old Electra battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do DieHard batteries cost for your Buick Electra? Buick Electra batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is every DieHard battery comes with a free replacement warranty and extra coverage with DieHard Assurance.