1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil Change

How Often to Change 1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Alfa Romeo Spider’s oil changed? Look no further than Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know all about motor oil, too. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

Your 1984 Spider’s oil should be changed according to Alfa Romeo’s recommended oil change intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. 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, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Alfa Romeo recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or drive at low speeds for long distances. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Alfa Romeo Spider. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Alfa Romeo Spider?

Whether it’s synthetic, conventional, or a blend of both — your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right oil for your Alfa Romeo Spider. Alfa Romeo has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the ideal engine oil for your 1984 Spider. This oil helps lubricate engine parts, regulate engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, an auto technician will change your Spider’s oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, refill vital car fluids, and visually inspect the rest of the vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Spider by taking into account your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Alfa Romeos

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Alfa Romeo? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Consult Alfa Romeo's recommendations to select the right  1984 Spider oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and 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 on taxi fleets from coast to coast, Quaker State was shown to provide double the protection when compared to the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Alfa Romeo's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 1984 Alfa Romeo Spider.

Where to Go for 1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil Change

When it's time for a 1984 Alfa Romeo Spider oil change, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care carries some of the most reliable engine oils for Alfa Romeo vehicles. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 1984 Alfa Romeo Spiders. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your Spider today. Many stores are open late and on weekends for your convenience.

[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.

1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Alfa Romeo Spider engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Alfa Romeo Spider engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • 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. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. Having your oil changed professionally can not only reduce the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Alfa Romeo Spider exhaust smoke grayish or blue? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, fried piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Get an Oil Change for Your Alfa Romeo Spider

Help your 1984 Spider engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!