1985 Oldsmobile 98 Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1985 Oldsmobile 98

Not sure what battery to get for your Oldsmobile 98? Use the following chart to find information on Oldsmobile 98 battery size and cold cranking amps.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-75 V6/3.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 700
MTP-75DT V6/3.0L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 650
MT-78 V6/3.8L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-78 V6/3.8L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
MT-79 V6/4.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 840
MTP-78 V6/4.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 800
BATTERIES

V6/3.0L

- Battery: MT-75

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 700

V6/3.0L

- Battery: MTP-75DT

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

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

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MT-79

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 840

V6/4.3L

- Battery: MTP-78

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 800

Buy the Right Battery for Your Oldsmobile 98

Your 98 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. You want to replace your 1985 Oldsmobile 98 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your Oldsmobile 98 a replacement battery. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our expert technicians understand Oldsmobile service recommendations for 98 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 98?

We only want what’s best for your Oldsmobile 98, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, charge capacity, and technology. Pop the hood of any Oldsmobile 98 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their powerful products are installed in boom lifts, freightliners, UTVs, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1985 Oldsmobile 98 requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Oldsmobile 98 Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1985 Oldsmobile 98? Congrats! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked 98 Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a 98-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my 98 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 may have been leaving your car doors ajar and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my dead 98 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Oldsmobile 98 batteries? Oldsmobile 98 batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Oldsmobile 98 Battery

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1985 Oldsmobile 98 at Firestone Complete Auto Care.