No special break-in period is needed. By
following a few simple precautions for the
first 600 miles (1,000 km) you may add to
the performance, economy and life of
• Do not race the engine.
• While driving, keep your engine speed
(rpm, or revolutions per minute)
between 2,000 rpm and 4,000 rpm.
• Do not maintain a single speed for long
periods of time, either fast or slow.
Varying engine speed is needed to
properly break-in the engine.
• Avoid hard stops, except in emergen-
cies, to allow the brakes to seat prop-
• Don't let the engine idle longer than 3
minutes at one time.
• Don't tow a trailer during the first 1,200
miles (2,000 km) of operation.
VEHICLE BREAK-IN PROCESS
TION 65 WARNING
Items contained in motor vehicles
or emitted from them are known to
the State of California to cause can-
cer and birth defects or reproduc-
tive harm. These include:
• Gasoline and its vapors
• Engine exhaust
• Used engine oil
• Interior passenger compartment
components and materials
• Component parts which are sub-
ject to heat and wear
In addition, battery posts, terminals
and related accessories contain
lead, lead compounds and other
chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer and