Car Batteries for 1985 GMC K1500

Get a Battery for Your GMC K1500

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1985 GMC K1500 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

The Right Battery Size for a 1985 GMC K1500

Researching battery replacements for your GMC K1500? Use the following chart to find information on GMC K1500 battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
78-1 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
75FT-3 V6/4.3L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
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 V8/5.0L 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 V8/6.2L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
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: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

V8/5.0L

- 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

V8/6.2L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC K1500

You can pretty much drive your GMC K1500 until you don't want to anymore. But your K1500's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1985 GMC K1500 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 battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery is waving goodbye.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest 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 1985 GMC K1500 running! Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are well-acquainted with GMC’s service specs for K1500 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help choosing the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Firestone Has DieHard Batteries for  K1500s

Your GMC K1500 deserves the best, which is why we carry just that. Your K1500 needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in extremely hot and cold environments. DieHard K1500 batteries surpass expectations using state-of-the-art advancements to meet the increasing power needs of new vehicles. A DieHard battery isn't an ordinary car battery. It's extraordinary. Buy a DieHard battery for your GMC K1500 and get behind the wheel with confidence. Why? Because performance will be there when you're counting on it. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Making Your K1500’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your GMC K1500? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. Help extend your car battery’s life by decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping your battery posts clean, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your K1500 Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are GMC K1500-specific, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my K1500 battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. 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 in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old K1500 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do DieHard batteries cost for your GMC K1500? You can find affordable K1500 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.