Car Batteries for 1984 Volvo 242

The Right Battery Size for a 1984 Volvo 242

Researching battery replacements for your Volvo 242? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Volvo 242.

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Shopping for Volvo 242 Car Batteries

Your 242 doesn't have an expiration date, but its battery does. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1984 Volvo 242 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A slow engine crank, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery terminals, or dim headlights can all be signs that your battery needs attention.

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. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1984 Volvo 242. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Volvo service recommendations for 242 battery cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 242?

Your Volvo 242 deserves the best, 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 leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, power, and innovation. Pop the hood of any Volvo 242 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their tried and true products are commonly used in boom lifts, freightliners, golf carts, and boats! To run optimally, your 1984 Volvo 242 requires a dependable battery. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Volvo 242 Battery

Got a new car battery installed in your 1984 Volvo 242? Great job! Now, help it last longer and stay charged by caring for it from the get-go. Give your new battery a hand by 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.

Answers to Your 242 Car 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 Volvo 242 battery, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my 242 battery stay charged? A battery is in its final hour when it will no longer hold a charge. It may be getting old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the cabin light at night. Stop by for a free battery test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead 242 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of Volvo 242 batteries? You can find affordable 242 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 New Volvo 242 Battery

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1984 Volvo 242 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.