1983 Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Service & Repairs

What Does Your Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider transmission problems could include shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Alfa Romeo Spider transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your Spider at all.

Alfa Romeo Transmission Recommendations for 1983 Spiders

According to Alfa Romeo, your Spider’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Spider should be exchanged regularly with Alfa Romeo-approved fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1983  Alfa Romeo Spider transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Alfa Romeo Spider transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your Spider a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 1983 Alfa Romeo Spider’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Alfa Romeo's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Alfa Romeo tow?   Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how light the load might seem. The added load can mess with your transmission system if it exceeds your Spider’s towing capacity. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • When should I have my Spider's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Maintaining your Alfa Romeo Spider transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Alfa Romeo, so check with your technician first. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Service

Don’t wait for minor transmission issues to snowball. Firestone Complete Auto Care will take care of your 1983 Spider, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.