Car Batteries for 1988 Oldsmobile 98

1988 Oldsmobile 98 Battery Replacement & Size

Need more info about Oldsmobile 98 batteries? 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-78DT 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-78DT

- 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. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1988 Oldsmobile 98 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. 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, corroded battery terminals, and subpar electrical performance can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1988 Oldsmobile 98. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Oldsmobile’s service specs for 98 battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your 98, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 98?

We know 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 America's #1 replacement battery from Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, power, and innovation. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Oldsmobile 98. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in industrial lifts, commercial trucks, UTVs, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1988 Oldsmobile 98 requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Making Your 98’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1988 Oldsmobile 98 car battery installed? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. Give your new battery a hand by cutting back on unnecessary short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your 98 Car 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 won’t my 98 battery hold a charge? 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 lights on overnight. Stop by for a complimentary battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What happens to my old 98 battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • 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.

Oldsmobile 98 Batteries Near You

Don’t let a dead battery stop you. Shop replacement car batteries for your 1988 Oldsmobile 98 at Firestone Complete Auto Care.