Car Batteries for 1987 Oldsmobile 98

1987 Oldsmobile 98 Battery Replacement & Size

Not sure what battery to get for your Oldsmobile 98? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Oldsmobile 98.

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 98

You can pretty much drive your Oldsmobile 98 until you don't want to anymore. But your 98'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 98’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A sluggish engine start, an illuminated battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corrosion-covered posts, and subpar electrical performance can all signal that your battery is on its last leg.

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 1987 Oldsmobile 98. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are familiar with Oldsmobile-specific recommendations for 98 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your 98, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for 98s?

We only want what’s best for your Oldsmobile 98, which is why we exclusively carry the best. We install more than 700,000 car batteries a year using America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Oldsmobile 98. Their powerful products are installed in forklifts commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1987 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 1987 Oldsmobile 98? Good thinking! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Top 98 Car Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a 98-specific battery question, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won’t my 98 battery hold a charge? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. The battery might be 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 favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old 98 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Oldsmobile 98 batteries? You can find affordable 98 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 Battery for Your Oldsmobile 98

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1987 Oldsmobile 98 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.