1983 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil Change Service

How Often to Change 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Alfa Romeo Spider’s oil changed? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know all about motor oil, too. We couldn’t put it better than our technician, Brianna. She likes to explain to customers that, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Your 1983 Spider’s oil should be changed according to Alfa Romeo’s recommended oil change intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your Spider in the above table. Outside of Alfa Romeo-recommended oil change intervals, your Spider may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Alfa Romeo recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, adventure off-road, or drive at low speeds for long distances. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Alfa Romeo Spider. In fact, more frequent oil changes give our technicians more opportunities to catch and alert you to any issues, like worn brake pads or a weak battery.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Alfa Romeo has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During your oil change service, one of our techs will change your Spider’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect the rest of your car’s filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can rest assured knowing that we seek to do what’s best for your Spider by considering your driving style, local climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Alfa Romeos

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Alfa Romeo? We carry the best because your Spider deserves the best. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Alfa Romeo Spider oil, whether it's Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, or Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are proven winners. For example, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. Unlike traditional synthetic motor oils, the Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic line of motor oils with PurePlus® Technology is formulated from pure natural gas, which helps lead to better performance. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's expressly designed for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help selecting the right motor oil for your 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider, defer to Alfa Romeo's recommendations.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Alfa Romeo Spider

When the time for your Spider’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Alfa Romeo vehicles. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right oil at the right price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1983 Alfa Romeo Spiders. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Spider's engine. For your convenience, many of our stores are open late and on weekends!

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

1983 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil Change Questions

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Alfa Romeo Spider? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these components can grind against each other, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Alfa Romeo Spider engine failure. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Alfa Romeo Spider oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Alfa Romeo Spider spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get Your Alfa Romeo Spider Oil Changed

Help your 1983 Spider engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!