1986 Chevrolet C10 Batteries

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.

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
34/78-4 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 800
75FT-3 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
34/78-4 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance months 800
78FT-2 V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
78-1 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
75FT-3 V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 34/78-4

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 34/78-4

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance 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.

Is There a DieHard Battery for C10s?

We only want what’s best for your Chevrolet C10, which is why we exclusively carry the best. You need a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even the most extreme conditions. DieHard batteries go above and beyond using state-of-the-art advancements to meet the increasing power demands of new vehicles. Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Choose a DieHard battery for your Chevrolet C10 and get behind the wheel with confidence. Why? Because performance will be there when you're counting on it. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

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 DieHard batteries for Chevrolet C10s? Chevrolet C10 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.
  • How long can I expect my car battery to last? Car battery lifespan varies depending on a few factors, including driving conditions, accessories,  how well it’s maintained, and the type of battery. On average, a car battery lasts about three to five years.
  • What is the white, crusty substance accumulating on my C10’s battery post? The white, flaky stuff that can build up around your C10’s battery terminals is known as corrosion. Acid leaking from your vehicle’s battery post can have a chemical reaction with the air, leading to an accumulation of the white, powdery substance over time. Corrosion can affect the flow of electricity between your battery and the electrical system in your C10, possibly causing issues with electrical performance and starting. If left unaddressed for long enough, it may even cause your battery to prematurely fail.
  • What do I do about corrosion on my C10 car battery? To help extend the life of your battery, you should routinely inspect and clean the terminals using a baking soda and water mix, wire brush, and rag. Be sure to disconnect the battery cables before cleaning and check your C10 owner’s manual for instructions on how to do so.
  • Where can I purchase C10 batteries near me? Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care sells and installs C10 batteries in your neighborhood. Our Firestone Direct mobile vans can even come to you and do it! Learn more about mobile battery services.