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Unread 08-11-2010, 01:52 PM   #1
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Jeep Liberty Engine Break IN

Hello. Newbie to this forum.

I just signed a lease for a new 2010 Liberty ! WAHOOOOOOO!

I am very excited! BUT, I was wondering what everyone recommends for proper engine break in.

Should I drive a certain MPH for a certain # of miles?

Thanks!! Rob

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Unread 08-11-2010, 05:48 PM   #2
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Hello. Newbie to this forum.

I just signed a lease for a new 2010 Liberty ! WAHOOOOOOO!

I am very excited! BUT, I was wondering what everyone recommends for proper engine break in.

Should I drive a certain MPH for a certain # of miles?

Thanks!! Rob
This is what the manual says,moderate driving for the first 300 miles,then after the initial 60 miles, speeds of 50-55 are desirable.After 300 miles-while cruising,brief full throttle within speed limits contributes to good break-in.I would recommend reading your manual because there is lot of things on these Liberty and may help you later.
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Unread 08-12-2010, 04:50 AM   #3
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Welcome to Jeep Forum casadelrob. Just like with richd said my manual said the same. I basically kept my speeds down below 60 and the RPMs down as low as possible. I heard that the newer engines on vehicles now a days don't need "Breaking In"as much as the older ones do.
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