Break in period on new cars.


Old 04-26-03, 04:47 PM
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Question Break in period on new cars.

If all goes well, we will getting a 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX wagon. Can someone offer their opinion about this article with regard to the break in period?

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Old 04-26-03, 08:19 PM
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The owner's manual has good tips on how to drive it for the first few thousand miles. Stick to 3 month/3000 mile oil changes and stick with the maintenance schedule in the owner's book and you should be OK.

I'm not a big fan of Subaru products. They have always been strange and lackluster in quality, performance, styling, resale value and durability. I'm not convinced they've licked past problems.

If I had to buy a Japanese vehicle, for me it would have a Toyota badge on it.
Old 04-27-03, 05:54 AM
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I am from the "old" school. Read owners manual, watch oil change/filter intervals and last but not least use common sense. Breakin apply's to other components beside the engine.

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