1988 GMC Safari Car Batteries

Get a New GMC Safari Battery

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

1988 GMC Safari Battery Replacement & Size

Need more info about GMC Safari batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Safari.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
75-2 L4/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
78FT-2 L4/2.5L Replacement 36 months Performance months 800
78-AGM L4/2.5L Replacement 36 months Performance months 740
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
BATTERIES

L4/2.5L

- Battery: 75-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/2.5L

- Battery: 78FT-2

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

L4/2.5L

- Battery: 78-AGM

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 740

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

Shopping for GMC Safari Car Batteries

Your Safari doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Safari’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights can all signal that your battery is on its last leg.

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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1988 GMC Safari. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand GMC service recommendations for Safari battery cold cranking amps 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.

Why Choose a DieHard Battery for Your Safari?

We know what’s best for your GMC Safari, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Your vehicle needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even the most extreme conditions. DieHard Safari batteries surpass expectations using the latest innovative technology to meet the growing power demands of modern vehicles Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Go with a DieHard battery for your Safari and get behind the wheel with confidence. Why? Because performance will be there when you need it most. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Making Your Safari’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1988 GMC Safari car battery installed? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Give your new battery a hand by limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Top Safari Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have battery questions that are GMC Safari-specific, stop by your nearest store. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my Safari 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 been leaving your car doors ajar and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old Safari battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for GMC Safaris? You can find affordable Safari 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.