Car Batteries for 1997 GMC C2500

GMC C2500 Batteries Near You

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 GMC C2500s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1997 GMC C2500

Researching battery replacements for your GMC C2500? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your GMC C2500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
78-1 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
78FT-2 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
78FT-2 V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/6.5L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 V8/6.5L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/6.5L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
34/78-4 V8/7.4L Replacement 24 months Performance months 800
75FT-3 V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/6.5L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/6.5L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/6.5L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 34/78-4

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC C2500

Your C2500 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your GMC C2500 stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

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 GMC C2500 a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand GMC service recommendations for C2500 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Is There a DieHard Battery for C2500s?

We only want what’s best for your GMC C2500, which is why we carry just that. You need a reliable, durable and powerful battery that can handle most extreme environments and weather conditions. DieHard batteries go above and beyond using state-of-the-art advancements to satisfy the growing power requirements of new vehicles. They're no ordinary battery, they're extraordinary. Go with a DieHard battery for your C2500 and drive with confidence knowing that performance will be there when you're counting on it. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

After Buying 1997 GMC C2500 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1997 GMC C2500 car battery installed? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your C2500 Car 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 GMC C2500 battery, visit your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won't my C2500 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 cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead C2500 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do DieHard batteries cost for your GMC C2500? GMC C2500 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? The typical 12-volt car battery may last three to five years, depending on the type of battery, the driving conditions, and how well the battery is maintained.
  • Why is there white, crusty buildup on my C2500’s battery post? If you notice white, crusty stuff around the battery terminals of your C2500, it's likely corrosion. A chemical reaction between battery acid and the air can create a white, powdery substance that builds up over time on the terminals. This buildup can interfere with the electrical connection between the battery and your C2500’s electrical system, potentially leading to poor performance, difficulty starting, and other issues.
  • What do I do about corrosion on my C2500 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 C2500 owner’s manual for instructions on how to do so.
  • Where can I find a battery for my C2500? At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we make it easy to get a new car battery. Our stores sell and install C2500 batteries, and our Firestone Direct mobile vans can even come to you for added convenience. Check out our mobile battery services to learn more.