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08 commander engine break in

I just bought my first jeep. I one question does anyone know the best way to break in a new engine V6. I read different articles on other web site but they conflict with each other. Any help would be great. Thanks for your help
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ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS



A long break-in period is not required for the engine in
your new vehicle.
Drive moderately during the first 300 miles (500 km).
After the initial 60 miles (100 km), speeds up to 50 or 55
mph (80 or 90 km/h) are desirable.
While cruising, brief full-throttle acceleration, within the
limits of local traffic laws, contributes to a good break-in.
Wide open throttle acceleration in low gear can be
detrimental and should be avoided.


A new engine may consume some oil during its first few
thousand miles (kilometers) of operation. This should be
considered as a normal part of the break-in and not
interpreted as an indication of difficulty.

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