Car Batteries for 1988 GMC R2500 Suburban

GMC R2500 Suburban Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1988 GMC R2500 Suburban at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1988 GMC R2500 Suburban

Not sure what battery to get for your GMC R2500 Suburban? Use the following chart to find information on GMC R2500 Suburban battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
78-1 V8/5.7L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
75FT-3 V8/5.7L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM V8/5.7L 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
78-1 V8/7.4L Replacement 24 months Performance months 700
78FT-2 V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM V8/7.4L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
BATTERIES

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/5.7L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

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: 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

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

V8/7.4L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

Shopping for GMC R2500 Suburban Car Batteries

Your R2500 Suburban doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your GMC R2500 Suburban stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights may all indicate that your battery is waving goodbye.

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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, get your GMC R2500 Suburban a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand GMC service recommendations for R2500 Suburban battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your R2500 Suburban, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Is There a DieHard Battery for R2500 Suburbans?

We know what’s best for your GMC R2500 Suburban, 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 batteries go above and beyond 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. Go with a DieHard battery for your R2500 Suburban and get behind the wheel with confidence. Why? Because your battery will perform when you need it. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Making Your R2500 Suburban’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your GMC R2500 Suburban? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top R2500 Suburban Car Battery Questions

Firestone Complete Auto Care has answers to your top car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your GMC R2500 Suburban battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my R2500 Suburban battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is 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 in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead R2500 Suburban battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my GMC R2500 Suburban’s battery cost if I get a DieHard battery? You can find affordable R2500 Suburban 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.