Car Batteries for 1988 Volvo 740

The Right Battery Size for a 1988 Volvo 740

Researching battery replacements for your Volvo 740? Use this chart to find the right battery size and CCAs for your Volvo 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
MTX-47/H5 L4/2.3L Replacement 41 months Performance 36 months 650
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

L4/2.3L

- Battery: MTX-47/H5

- Warranty: Replacement 41 months, Performance 36 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 650

Shopping for Volvo 740 Car Batteries

Your 740 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 Volvo 740 battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, an illuminated check engine light or battery signal, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

Plus, at Firestone Complete Auto Care, we’ll test your battery for free. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your Volvo 740 a replacement battery. Automotive batteries are just one of our many areas of expertise. Our expert technicians understand Volvo service recommendations for 740 car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help identifying the type and size of battery that matches your vehicle, and schedule an appointment today for a quick car battery replacement.

Should You Choose Interstate Batteries for Your 740?

We only want 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 Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate has been a leader in car battery reliability, performance, and technology. That’s why it’s unsurprising to find an Interstate Battery in the engine of a Volvo 740. Their tried and true products are commonly used in forklifts freightliners, golf carts, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1988 Volvo 740. And Interstate Batteries are Outrageously Dependable®.

After Buying 1988 Volvo 740 Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Volvo 740? Great job! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, limiting short trips, cleaning your battery posts, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Commonly Asked 740 Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a 740-specific battery question, pay us a visit. Our expert techs have the answers you need.

  • Why doesn’t my 740 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 lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and get a handle on your car battery’s health.
  • What happens to my old 740 battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • How much will replacing my Volvo 740’s battery cost? Volvo 740 batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. Plus, every Interstate Battery comes with a maintenance-free performance warranty and limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Volvo 740 Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1988 Volvo 740s today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.