1998 Oldsmobile 88 Car Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1998 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

Buy the Right Battery for Your Oldsmobile 88

Your 88 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Check your battery regularly and replace it as needed so it doesn’t leave you and your Oldsmobile 88 stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights may all indicate that your battery is on its last leg.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Drop in for a free battery check and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1998 Oldsmobile 88. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are well-acquainted with Oldsmobile’s service specs for 88 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Why Choose an Interstate Battery for Your 88?

We only want what’s best for your Oldsmobile 88, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and innovation. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Oldsmobile 88. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, severe duty trucks, golf carts, and boats! Your 1998 Oldsmobile 88 needs a reliable battery to run optimally. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1998 Oldsmobile 88 Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1998 Oldsmobile 88? 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, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Commonly Asked 88 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 Oldsmobile 88 battery, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my 88 battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery might be old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the dome lights on during the night. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my dead 88 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Oldsmobile 88 batteries? Get affordable prices on Oldsmobile 88 batteries by using one of our limited-time battery deals. And, all Interstate Batteries have a limited-time free replacement and performance warranty.

Get a Battery for Your Oldsmobile 88

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1998 Oldsmobile 88 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.