1986 Volvo 740 Batteries

The Right Battery Size for a 1986 Volvo 740

Not sure what battery to get for your Volvo 740? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your 740.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-48/H6 L4/2.3L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 770
MTP-48/H6 L4/2.3L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 760
MT-49/H8 L6/2.4L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 900
MTP-49/H8 L6/2.4L Replacement 30 months Performance 72 months 900
BATTERIES

L4/2.3L

- Battery: MT-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 770

L4/2.3L

- Battery: MTP-48/H6

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 760

L6/2.4L

- Battery: MT-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

L6/2.4L

- Battery: MTP-49/H8

- Warranty: Replacement 30 months, Performance 72 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 900

Buying a Replacement Battery for Volvo 740

Sadly, your Volvo 740 won't last forever. Neither will its battery. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1986 Volvo 740 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or weak lights can all signal that your battery is waving goodbye.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest 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, get your Volvo 740 a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our expert technicians understand Volvo service recommendations for 740 battery CCAs and reserve capacity. Get help figuring out the battery size that fits your car perfectly, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 740?

We know what’s best for your Volvo 740, which is why we only carry top-of-the-line replacement parts and batteries. We replace over 700,000 batteries each year with outrageously dependable Interstate Batteries. Interstate has been an battery-industry leader for durability, power, and innovation for many years. Pop the hood of any Volvo 740 and you may find a trusty Interstate Battery. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts commercial trucks, utility vehicles, and fishing boats. To run optimally, your 1986 Volvo 740 requires a dependable battery. That's Interstate: Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1986 Volvo 740 Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volvo 740? Congrats! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave 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.

Answers to Your 740 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 740 battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians are happy to help.

  • Why doesn’t my 740 battery stay charged? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you may have a habit of leaving your car doors open and the cabin light at night. Stop in for a free battery check at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my old 740 battery? We’ll recycle your car battery for you!
  • What’s the cost of Volvo 740 batteries? You can find affordable 740 batteries by using one of our car battery coupons, when available. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Volvo 740 Battery

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1986 Volvo 740 today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.