1989 Volkswagen Golf Car Batteries

Get a New Volkswagen Golf Battery

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1989 Volkswagen Golf today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Battery Size & Replacement for 1989 Volkswagen Golf

Not sure what battery to get for your Volkswagen Golf? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Golf.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
41-2 L4/1.8L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
41-2 L4/1.6L Replacement 24 months Performance months 650
BATTERIES

L4/1.8L

- Battery: 41-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

L4/1.6L

- Battery: 41-2

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volkswagen Golf

Sadly, your Volkswagen Golf won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Golf’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Watch for signs that your current battery is getting too old or too weak. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, bloated battery case, corrosion-covered posts, and subpar electrical performance can all be signs that your battery is waving goodbye.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. 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 necessary, a battery replacement to help keep your 1989 Volkswagen Golf running! Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our technicians are familiar with Volkswagen-specific recommendations for Golf car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that's best for your Golf, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your Golf

We only want what’s best for your Volkswagen Golf, which is why we exclusively carry the best. Your vehicle needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even some of the toughest conditions. DieHard batteries shatter expectations using the latest innovative technology to satisfy the expanding power needs of modern vehicles Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Choose a DieHard battery for your Volkswagen Golf and get behind the wheel with confidence. Why? Because performance will be there when you need it most. That’s why you should choose batteries from Firestone Complete Auto Care.

After Buying 1989 Volkswagen Golf Battery

Did you recently have a new 1989 Volkswagen Golf car battery installed? Great job! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. flipping the dome lights and headlights off when exiting the car, cutting back on unnecessary short trips, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and not using electronics such as the radio and power outlets when the engine is off.

Commonly Asked Golf Battery Questions

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for answers to all your car battery questions. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Volkswagen Golf battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why doesn’t my Golf battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. The battery may be too old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What happens to my old Golf battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  •  How much do DieHard batteries cost for your Volkswagen Golf? You can find affordable Golf batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every DieHard battery comes with extra coverage thanks to DieHard Assurance and a free replacement warranty.
  • How often should I replace my car battery? The typical 12-volt car battery may last three to five years, depending on the type of battery, the driving conditions, and how well the battery is maintained.
  • What is the white, crusty substance accumulating on my Golf’s battery post? A chemical reaction between battery acid and the air can cause a white, crusty buildup to form on the terminals of your Golf car battery. This buildup — known as corrosion — can impede the flow of electricity and cause a range of issues, from poor performance to premature battery failure.
  • What do I do about corrosion on my Golf car battery? To help extend the life of your battery, you should routinely inspect and clean the terminals using a baking soda and water mix, wire brush, and rag. Be sure to disconnect the battery cables before cleaning and check your Golf owner’s manual for instructions on how to do so.
  •  Who carries Golf batteries near me? When you need a new battery for your vehicle, Firestone Complete Auto Care is here to help. We sell and install Golf batteries at our stores nationwide — and our Firestone Direct mobile vans can provide convenient on-site battery services. Learn more about our mobile battery services and book an appointment.