1986 Chevrolet C10 Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1986 Chevrolet C10

Not sure what battery to get for your Chevrolet C10? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your C10.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-75 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
MT-75 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-78 V8/5.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/5.0L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
MT-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MTX-78 V8/6.2L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
MT-75 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-75 V8/5.7L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 700
MTX-78 V8/5.7L Replacement 40 months Performance 36 months 740
BATTERIES

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/6.2L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/6.2L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.2L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MTX-78

- Warranty: Replacement 40 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Shopping for Chevrolet C10 Car Batteries

You can pretty much drive your Chevrolet C10 until you don't want to anymore. But your C10's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1986 Chevrolet C10 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or weak lights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1986 Chevrolet C10. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Chevrolet service recommendations for C10 battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your C10?

We only want what’s best for your Chevrolet C10, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Chevrolet C10 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in forklifts severe duty trucks, golf carts, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1986 Chevrolet C10 requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1986 Chevrolet C10 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1986 Chevrolet C10 car battery installed? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked C10 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 Chevrolet C10 battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my C10 battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old C10 battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of Chevrolet C10 batteries? Chevrolet C10 batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Chevrolet C10 Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 Chevrolet C10s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.