1986 GMC C1500 Suburban Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1986 GMC C1500 Suburban

Not sure what battery to get for your GMC C1500 Suburban? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your C1500 Suburban.

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

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/5.0L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V8/5.7L

- Battery: MTP-75

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC C1500 Suburban

You can pretty much drive your GMC C1500 Suburban until you don't want to anymore. But your C1500 Suburban's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1986 GMC C1500 Suburban battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all signal 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 GMC C1500 Suburban a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with GMC-specific recommendations for C1500 Suburban battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your C1500 Suburban, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your C1500 Suburban?

We only want what’s best for your GMC C1500 Suburban, 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 a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation. Pop the hood of any GMC C1500 Suburban and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts severe duty trucks, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. Your 1986 GMC C1500 Suburban needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New GMC C1500 Suburban Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1986 GMC C1500 Suburban? 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 the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked C1500 Suburban Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a C1500 Suburban-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my C1500 Suburban battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old C1500 Suburban battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of GMC C1500 Suburban batteries? You can find affordable C1500 Suburban batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a Battery for Your GMC C1500 Suburban

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 GMC C1500 Suburbans today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.