oil type Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2014 Owner's Manual
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Thousands of miles 18 36 54 72 90 108
Thousands of kilometres 30 60 90 120 150 180
Months24 48 72 96 120 144Visually inspect conditions of the accessory drive belt(s)●●
Check exhaust emissions.●●●●●●
Check battery charge status and possibly recharge●●●●●●
Check engine management system operation (through the diagnosis socket)●●●●●●
Check and, if necessary, top up the electro-hydraulic actuator oil level
(versions with Alfa TCT)●
Replace accessory drive belt(s)●
Replacement of toothed timing belt (*)●
Replace spark plugs (**)●●●●●●
Replace air cleaner cartridge●●●
Change engine oil and oil filter (or every 24 months) (***)●●●●●●
Change brake fluid(****)●●●
Replace pollen filter(*****)●●●●●●(*) Regardless of the distance covered, the timing belt must be changed every 4 years for particularly demanding use (cold climates, town driving, long periods of
idling) or at least every 5 years.
(**) For 1.4 Turbo Petrol and 1.4 Turbo MultiAir versions, in order to guarantee correct operation and prevent serious damage to the engine, it is essential to observe
the following: only use spark plugs specifically certified for these engines; all spark plugs should be of the same type and brand (see the “Engine” paragraph in
the "Technical Specifications" section); strictly comply with the replacement intervals in the Scheduled Servicing Plan; you are advised to contact an Alfa Romeo
Dealership to have plugs replaced.
(***) If the vehicle has an annual mileage of less than 10,000 km, the engine oil and engine oil filter should be changed every 12 months.
(****) The brake fluid must be changed every 24 months.
(*****) The pollen filter must be replaced every 12 months.
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If the level is too low, unscrew reservoir
cap C and add the fluid described in
the "Technical Specifications" section.
WINDOW WASHER FLUID
If the level is too low, lift reservoir cap D
and add the fluid described in the
chapter "Technical Specifications".
IMPORTANT The headlight washer
system will not operate when the fluid
level is low, even though the
windscreen/rear window washer
continues to operate. For versions/
markets, where provided, there is
a reference notch E on the dipstick (see
previous pages): ONLY the
windscreen/rear window wiper
operates with the level below this
Check that the fluid is at the max. level.
If the fluid level in the reservoir is too
low, undo reservoir cap E and add the
fluid described in the chapter "Technical
ALFA TCT ACTIVATION
(for versions/markets, where provided)
The transmission control oil level should
only be checked at an Alfa Romeo
31) Be careful not to confuse the
various types of fluids while
topping up: they are not
compatible with each other!
Topping up with an unsuitable
fluid could severely damage your
32) The oil level should never exceed
the MAX mark.
33) Do not add oil with specifications
other than those of the oil already
in the engine.34) PARAFLU
anti-freeze fluid is
used in the engine cooling
system; use the same fluid type as
that already in the cooling system
when topping up. PARAFLU
may not be mixed with other types
of anti-freeze fluids. In the event
of topping up with an unsuitable
product, under no circumstances
start the engine and contact an
Alfa Romeo Dealership.
35) Avoid allowing brake fluid, which
is extremely corrosive, to come
into contact with painted areas.
Should it happen, wash
immediately with water.
137) Never smoke when performing
operations in the engine
compartment. Flammable gases
and fumes may be present and
138) Be very careful when working in
the engine compartment when
the engine is hot: you may get
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139) If the engine oil is being topped
up, wait for the engine to cool
down before loosening the filler
plug, particularly for cars with
aluminium plug (for versions/
markets, where provided).
WARNING: risk of burns!
140) The cooling system is
pressurised. If necessary, only
replace the plug with another
original or the operation of the
system may be adversely affected.
Do not remove the reservoir plug
when the engine is hot: you risk
141) Do not travel with the
windscreen washer reservoir
empty: the windscreen washer is
essential for improving visibility.
Repeated operation of the system
without fluid could damage or
cause rapid deterioration of some
142) Certain commercial additives
for windscreen washer fluids are
inflammable. The engine
compartment contains hot
components which may set it on
fire.143) Brake fluid is poisonous and
highly corrosive. In the event of
accidental contact, immediately
wash the affected parts with
water and mild soap. Then rinse
thoroughly. Call a doctor
immediately if swallowed.
144) The symbol
on the container
indicates a synthetic brake fluid,
which is different from a mineral
fluid. Using a mineral-type fluid
will damage the special rubber
seals of the braking system
3) Used engine oil and oil filters
contain substances which are
harmful to the environment. You
are advised to contact an Alfa
Romeo Dealership to have the oil
and filters changed.
4) Used transmission fluid contains
substances that are harmful to
the environment. You are advised
to contact an Alfa Romeo
Dealership for oil changes.
FILTERFor filter replacement, contact an Alfa