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Q: How long is the break in period?

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How long is the break in period?

There is not much of a break in period needed for your vehicle. But, there are a few things you can do to ensure that you start your vehicle working properly. To break in your vehicle.

  1. Do not drive at the same speed continuously for the first 1,000 miles.

  2. Do not tow a trailer during the first 1,000 miles.

  3. Do not add special break-in oils.

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