1987 GMC R1500 Batteries

Get a New GMC R1500 Battery

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1987 GMC R1500 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1987 GMC R1500

Researching battery replacements for your GMC R1500? Use the following chart to find information on GMC R1500 battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
75-2 V8/5.0L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 V8/5.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
75-2 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
78FT-2 V6/4.3L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V6/4.3L 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
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
BATTERIES

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

V8/5.0L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V6/4.3L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

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

V8/6.2L

- 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: 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

Buying a Replacement Battery for GMC R1500

Sadly, your GMC R1500 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your R1500’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, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated 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 1987 GMC R1500. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with GMC’s service specs for R1500 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.

Firestone Has DieHard Batteries for  R1500s

We only want what’s best for your GMC R1500, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Your R1500 needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even some of the toughest conditions. DieHard R1500 batteries surpass expectations and house the latest technology to fuel the expanding power requirements of modern vehicles Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Buy a DieHard battery for your GMC R1500 and drive with confidence knowing that performance will be there when you need it most. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Caring for a New GMC R1500 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1987 GMC R1500 car battery installed? Congrats! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. You can take care of your battery by decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Answers to Your R1500 Car 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 R1500 battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my R1500 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 may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my old R1500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for GMC R1500s? Get affordable prices on GMC R1500 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.