1983 GMC K2500 Car Batteries

Get a Battery for Your GMC K2500

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1983 GMC K2500s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1983 GMC K2500

Need more info about GMC K2500 batteries? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your GMC K2500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
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
78-1 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
78FT-2 V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
78-1 L6/4.8L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
78FT-2 L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

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

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Shopping for GMC K2500 Car Batteries

Sadly, your GMC K2500 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your K2500’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. 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, get your GMC K2500 a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with GMC’s service specs for K2500 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Is There a DieHard Battery for K2500s?

We know what’s best for your GMC K2500, which is why we carry just that. Your vehicle needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery that can handle most extreme environments and weather conditions. DieHard K2500 batteries surpass expectations using state-of-the-art advancements to fuel the growing power demands 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 K2500 and drive with confidence knowing that performance will be there when you need it most. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Caring for a New GMC K2500 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1983 GMC K2500 car battery installed? Congrats! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. You can take care of your battery by limiting short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your K2500 Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a K2500-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why won't my K2500 battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery might be old. Or, you may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old K2500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for GMC K2500s? Get affordable prices on GMC K2500 batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. Plus, all DieHard car batteries come with a free replacement warranty and extra coverage with DieHard Assurance.