Brake in Engine

  1. Israel

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    Who did not brake in Engine on your New Civic? Is it a Myth on Modern Cars or Helpful to do it?
     
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    Synthetic oils and run in at the factory have reduced the need in most new cars. That said, many brands still suggest a 1000km/600 mile break in just to be safe. Check your owners manual for any break in procedures depending on your engine type.
     
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    Engine break in? That's an argument, and often is here. Brake pad and clutch face break in? That you absolutely have to do.
     
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    I never brakein the engine
    I just avoid to Accelarate till the Red Line
    I dont know if thats the way you do it
    I havent had problmes with 18 hatchback
    What can possibbly happen if you do not brake in?
     
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    Yes, the owner's manual says not to use the cruise control, and keep varying the speed for the first 800 miles. I just did a lot of City driving for the first 800 miles. By then everything should be happy.
     
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