Car Batteries for 1986 Ford Escort

1986 Ford Escort Battery Replacement & Size

Researching battery replacements for your Ford Escort? Use the following chart to find information on Ford Escort battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-58 L4/1.9L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 540
BATTERIES

L4/1.9L

- Battery: MT-58

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 540

Buying a Replacement Battery for Ford Escort

Your Escort doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1986 Ford Escort battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With computerized testing we can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1986 Ford Escort running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Ford service recommendations for Escort battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your Escort?

Your Ford Escort deserves the best, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Ford Escort. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, freightliners, utility vehicles, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1986 Ford Escort. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Ford Escort Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1986 Ford Escort? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top Escort Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a Escort-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my Escort 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 may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead Escort battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of Ford Escort batteries? You can find affordable Escort batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your Ford Escort

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