Transmission Services for 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider

Why is Your 1988 Spider’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. 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. 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, a feeling of shakiness, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Alfa Romeo Spider transmission trouble you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your Spider isn’t working at all.

Alfa Romeo Transmission Recommendations for 1988 Spiders

Your Spider’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Alfa Romeo. First off, Alfa Romeo recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1988 Alfa Romeo Spiders at certain intervals with Alfa Romeo-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians are trained to service 1988  Alfa Romeo Spider transmission systems according to vehicle manufacturer recommendations. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your Spider’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care 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 give your Spider a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Transmission Q&A

  • What happens when you "ride" your Alfa Romeo's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Alfa Romeo Spider? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how light the load might seem. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my Spider's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Alfa Romeo Spider’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. 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. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

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 1988 Spider, whether it's a manual or automatic. Schedule an appointment today.