1988 GMC G2500 Batteries

Get a New GMC G2500 Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1988 GMC G2500s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1988 GMC G2500

Researching battery replacements for your GMC G2500? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your GMC G2500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
78-1 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
78FT-2 V6/4.3L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V6/4.3L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
75-2 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
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 V8/6.2L 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

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

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

V8/6.2L

- 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 G2500 Car Batteries

Sadly, your GMC G2500 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your G2500’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs 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, a replacement battery for your 1988 GMC G2500. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand GMC service recommendations for G2500 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your G2500

We only want what’s best for your GMC G2500, which is why we carry just that. You need a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even the most extreme conditions. DieHard batteries shatter expectations using state-of-the-art advancements to fuel the increasing power requirements of new vehicles and their accessories. A DieHard battery isn't an ordinary car battery. It's extraordinary. Go with a DieHard battery for your G2500 and drive with confidence knowing that your battery will perform when you need it. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Caring for a New GMC G2500 Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1988 GMC G2500? Congrats! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Give your new battery a hand by 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 G2500 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 G2500 battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won't my G2500 battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. 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 G2500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for GMC G2500s? GMC G2500 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.