Car Batteries for 1983 Jeep CJ5

Get a New Jeep CJ5 Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1983 Jeep CJ5 at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1983 Jeep CJ5 Battery Replacement & Size

Researching battery replacements for your Jeep CJ5? Use the following chart to find information on Jeep CJ5 battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
56-1 L6/4.2L Replacement 24 months Performance months 550
56-1 L4/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance months 550
BATTERIES

L6/4.2L

- Battery: 56-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 550

L4/2.5L

- Battery: 56-1

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 550

Buy the Right Battery for Your Jeep CJ5

You can pretty much drive your Jeep CJ5 until you don't want to anymore. But your CJ5's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your CJ5’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. With computerized testing we 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 1983 Jeep CJ5. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Jeep-specific recommendations for CJ5 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Firestone Has DieHard Batteries for  CJ5s

Your Jeep CJ5 deserves the best, which is why we carry just that. You need a reliable, durable and powerful battery in extremely hot and cold environments. DieHard CJ5 batteries surpass expectations using state-of-the-art advancements to meet the growing power requirements of modern vehicles They're no ordinary battery, they're extraordinary. Buy a DieHard battery for your Jeep CJ5 and have the peace of mind that performance will be there when you're counting on it. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Making Your CJ5’s New Battery Last

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Jeep CJ5? Congrats! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Help extend your car battery’s life by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top CJ5 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 Jeep CJ5 battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my CJ5 battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old CJ5 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for Jeep CJ5s? You can find affordable CJ5 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.
  • How often should I replace my car battery? A car battery normally lasts three to five years, but this number can vary based on battery type, your driving habits, and battery maintenance.
  • Why is there white, flaky stuff around my CJ5’s battery post? A chemical reaction between battery acid and the air can cause a white, crusty buildup to form on the terminals of your CJ5 car battery. This buildup — known as corrosion — can impede the flow of electricity and cause a range of issues, from poor performance to premature battery failure.
  • What do I do about corrosion on my CJ5 car battery? Regularly inspecting and cleaning your battery terminals will help keep your CJ5’s electrical system running smoothly. Before cleaning, reference your owner’s manual for instructions on how to disconnect the battery cables. Once the cables have been disconnected, gently clean the terminals with a mixture of water and baking soda, a wire brush, and a rag.
  • Who sells CJ5 batteries near me? You can shop for CJ5 batteries at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care, and our expert technicians will even handle the installation. Don’t have time to visit our store? Our Firestone Direct mobile vans can come to you for battery installations! Learn more about our mobile battery services.