What Is The Timing Belt Interval On A 1997 Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) With 1.8 TS Engine?

Don’t risk expensive engine damage to your Alfa Romeo. On this page you’ll find the timing belt replacement interval for your 1997 Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) with the 1.8 TS engine.

If you’re in a hurry, all you need to know is that the recommended timing belt replacement interval for your 1997 Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) with the 1.8 TS engine is 58,000km kilometres/ 36,000mi miles OR 3 years (whichever comes first).

One thing to note is that the official timing belt interval for your 1997 Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) (1.8 TS) differs from the recommended interval. Over the years, Alfa Romeo has had various issues with timing belts failing before the officially recommended interval, which for your car is as below:

Timing Belt Replacement Interval (KM)116,000km
Timing Belt Replacement Interval (Miles)72,000mi
Timing Belt Replacement Time6 Years

Recommended Timing Belt Interval For A 1997 Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) With 1.8 TS Engine

Instead, look at the recommended timing belt interval for the 1997 Spider (Type 916) with the 1.8 TS engine is as follows:

Timing Belt Replacement Interval (KM)58,000km
Timing Belt Replacement Interval (Miles)36,000mi
Timing Belt Replacement Time3 years

Do not risk premature engine failure in your 1997 Alfa Romeo Spider (Type 916) (1.8 TS) – change the timing belt/cambelt as per the recommended table above, and if in doubt (i.e. you have just purchased the vehicle and have no service records) then get the timing belt done.

See also  When To Replace The Timing Belt On A 2000 Alfa Romeo 156 (1.9 JTD)

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