Car Batteries for 1997 Oldsmobile 88

Battery Size & Replacement for 1997 Oldsmobile 88

Not sure what battery to get for your Oldsmobile 88? Use the following chart to find information on Oldsmobile 88 battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-78 V6/3.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V6/3.8L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
BATTERIES

V6/3.8L

- Battery: MT-78

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

V6/3.8L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

Buying a Replacement Battery for Oldsmobile 88

Sadly, your Oldsmobile 88 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. Generally, car batteries last from three to five years. You want to replace your 1997 Oldsmobile 88 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A slow engine crank, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

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. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1997 Oldsmobile 88. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Oldsmobile-specific recommendations for 88 battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your 88, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 88?

We only want what’s best for your Oldsmobile 88, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, power, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Oldsmobile 88. Their tried and true products are commonly used in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and even boats! Your 1997 Oldsmobile 88 needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1997 Oldsmobile 88 Battery

Did you recently have a new 1997 Oldsmobile 88 car battery installed? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top 88 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 Oldsmobile 88 battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why won't my 88 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 by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my old 88 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  •  How much do Oldsmobile 88 batteries cost? You can find affordable 88 batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Oldsmobile 88 Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Oldsmobile 88s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.