1987 GMC R3500 Car Batteries

Get a Battery for Your GMC R3500

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1987 GMC R3500 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1987 GMC R3500

Researching battery replacements for your GMC R3500? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your GMC R3500.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
75-2 L6/4.8L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
75FT-3 L6/4.8L Replacement 36 months Performance months 700
78-AGM L6/4.8L 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 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
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

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L6/4.8L

- Battery: 75FT-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

L6/4.8L

- 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

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

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 R3500 Car Batteries

Your R3500 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your GMC R3500 stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or weak lights can all signal that your battery needs attention.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your GMC R3500 a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with GMC’s service specs for R3500 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Is There a DieHard Battery for R3500s?

We know what’s best for your GMC R3500, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Your R3500 needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even some of the toughest conditions. DieHard R3500 batteries surpass expectations and house the latest technology to meet the expanding power demands of new vehicles. Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Go with a DieHard battery for your R3500 and have the peace of mind that your battery will perform when you need it. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Making Your R3500’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1987 GMC R3500 car battery installed? Good thinking! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Give your new battery a hand 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 R3500 Car 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 R3500 battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my R3500 battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old R3500 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • How much will replacing my GMC R3500’s battery cost if I get a DieHard battery? GMC R3500 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.