1986 GMC G3500 Car Batteries

Get a New GMC G3500 Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1986 GMC G3500 at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1986 GMC G3500 Battery Replacement & Size

Not sure what battery to get for your GMC G3500? Use the following chart to find information on GMC G3500 battery size and cold cranking amps.

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 V8/5.7L 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
78-1 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
78FT-2 V8/6.2L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
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

V8/5.7L

- 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: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC G3500

Sadly, your GMC G3500 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your G3500’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1986 GMC G3500 running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with GMC’s service specs for G3500 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your G3500

We only want what’s best for your GMC G3500, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Your vehicle needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in extremely hot and cold environments. DieHard G3500 batteries surpass expectations using the latest innovative technology to satisfy the growing power demands of new vehicles and their accessories. A DieHard battery isn't an ordinary car battery. It's extraordinary. Buy a DieHard battery for your GMC G3500 and drive with confidence knowing that your battery will perform when you need it. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Caring for a New GMC G3500 Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your GMC G3500? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. You can take care of your battery by limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked G3500 Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a battery question that's unique to your GMC G3500 battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won’t my G3500 battery hold a charge? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be 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 and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What do you do with my dead G3500 battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for GMC G3500s? GMC G3500 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.