Car Batteries for 1986 GMC C3500

Get a Battery for Your GMC C3500

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 GMC C3500 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

The Right Battery Size for a 1986 GMC C3500

Researching battery replacements for your GMC C3500? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your GMC C3500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
75-2 L6/4.8L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
78-1 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
75FT-3 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/5.0L 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
78-1 V8/7.4L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
75FT-3 V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

V8/5.7L

- 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

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Shopping for GMC C3500 Car Batteries

Sadly, your GMC C3500 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1986 GMC C3500 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or dim headlights can all signal that your battery needs attention.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1986 GMC C3500. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with GMC-specific recommendations for C3500 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your C3500, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your C3500

We only want what’s best for your GMC C3500, which is why we carry just that. You need a reliable, durable and powerful battery in extremely hot and cold environments. DieHard batteries shatter expectations using the latest innovative technology to fuel the growing power requirements of new vehicles and their accessories. Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Go with a DieHard battery for your C3500 and drive with confidence knowing that performance will be there when you need it most. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

After Buying 1986 GMC C3500 Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your GMC C3500? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. You can take care of your battery by limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked C3500 Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your GMC C3500 battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my C3500 battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly 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 happens to my old C3500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • How much will replacing my GMC C3500’s battery cost if I get a DieHard battery? You can find affordable C3500 batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every DieHard battery comes with extra coverage thanks to DieHard Assurance and a free replacement warranty.