1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Service & Repairs

Why is Your 1986 Spider’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the motor to your wheels so that you can drive at your desired speed. Since the transmission has to translate the precise amount of power for your desired amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your Spider’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. Alfa Romeo Spider transmission problems can present themselves as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Alfa Romeo Spider transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or discover that your Spider’s not even driveable.

Alfa Romeo Transmission Recommendations for 1986 Spiders

Your Spider’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Alfa Romeo. For example, Alfa Romeo recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1986 Alfa Romeo Spiders at certain intervals with Alfa Romeo-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1986 Spider up to Alfa Romeo-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Service Pricing

We work hard to offer affordable Alfa Romeo Spider transmission repairs and services. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We'll inspect your Spider's major operating systems so you can have the information you need to make the best decision for your car. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Alfa Romeo? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Alfa Romeo Spider? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Spider is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Spider transmission fluid need to be checked? Regularly checking and exchanging your 1986 Spider’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Alfa Romeo's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. Luckily, leaks and low fluid levels are easy to spot and inexpensive to fix.

Brake for Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Service

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Spider today.