Originally Posted by zacktown
After reading many discussions and seeing much disagreement, here is the official word from the manual, typed out word for word:...
Everybody's got a story about how to break in a car (including me), and the fact is it doesn't seem to matter a bunch how you break it in.
However, you absolutely won't go wrong by reading the fm and acting appropriately.
I only mention the fact that it doesn't seem to matter a bunch to assure new owners that if they somehow stray a bit from the book from time to time, no harm, no foul.
Trust me on this. The factory engineers aren't going to trust the proles (that means you and I) to adhere to a strict schedule that, if strayed from, will cause a disaster.