1988 Buick Electra Batteries

Get a Battery for Your Buick Electra

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1988 Buick Electra today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

The Right Battery Size for a 1988 Buick Electra

Not sure what battery to get for your Buick Electra? 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
78-AGM V6/3.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
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

V6/3.8L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

Buying a Replacement Battery for Buick Electra

Sadly, your Buick Electra won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1988 Buick Electra battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery is waving goodbye.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, get your Buick Electra a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Buick’s service specs for Electra car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your Electra

We only want what’s best for your Buick Electra, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. You need a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even the most extreme conditions. DieHard batteries shatter expectations using the latest innovative technology to satisfy the increasing power demands of new vehicles and their accessories. A DieHard battery isn't an ordinary car battery. It's extraordinary. Go with a DieHard battery for your Electra and drive with confidence knowing that your battery will perform when you need it. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Caring for a New Buick Electra Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Buick Electra? Congrats! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked Electra Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Buick Electra battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Electra battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old Electra battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for Buick Electras? 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.