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breaking in engine

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Menametony, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. Jan 9, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    Menametony

    Menametony [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ok ive put about 500 miles on my truck... and im almost at the end of my period for breaking it in.. here's a question.. do you guys change the oil after the break in period or do you guys change it every 3k miles? or whenever the maintenance is required?
     
  2. Jan 9, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    I changed mine at the recommended service interval. Toyota recommends 5000 miles with standard oil.
     
  3. Jan 9, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    spaghettiedy

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  4. Jan 9, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    I changed mine at 1500 miles. Any initial wear (i.e. metal) will be in there if any. Of course, you can always RTFM and follow their schedule, too, but that's what I do.
     
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