When To Change The Oil In A 2005 Alfa Romeo 147 (1.9 JTDM 8V)

Are you wondering when to change the oil on your 2005 Alfa Romeo 147 with the 1.9 JTDM 8V engine?

On this page you’ll find a clear, simple, reliable answer.

Time-Based Oil Change Interval For The 2005 Alfa Romeo (1.9 JTDM 8V)

If basing your servicing on time, you should change the oil in your 2005 Alfa Romeo 147 with the 1.9 JTDM 8V engine every 12 months (maximum).

But what about if you are servicing based on accrued mileage/distance, e.g. if you cover many miles a year and need to service more frequently.

Mileage-Based Oil Change Interval For The 2005 Alfa Romeo (1.9 JTDM 8V)

Firstly, we advise ignoring the “Official” recommended distance intervals – numerous times in the past has Alfa Romeo wound up making corrections.

Instead, you should look at the Recommended change interval (in miles or kilometers depending on your location and unit choice) as this is based on specialist and owner findings, and is typically more frequent than recommended by Alfa Romeo.

  • Alfa Romeo recommends you change the oil in your 2005 Alfa Romeo 147 with the 1.9 JTDM 8V engine every 20,000km (km) or 12,000mi (miles)
  • We recommend – based on research from real world owner and specialist insight – that you change the oil in your 2005 Alfa Romeo 147 with the 1.9 JTDM 8V engine every 10,000km (km) or 6,000mi (miles)

Remember, if in doubt you should err on the side of caution and service more frequently (either in terms of time or mileage/distance travelled).

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