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Offline rsslo  
#1 Posted : 14 April 2019 17:22:41(UTC)

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anybody know how many km to break in new rs
Online rjohn1  
#2 Posted : 14 April 2019 20:04:55(UTC)

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Someone has answered in a thread you have posted in: https://www.renaultsport.co.uk/forum/default.aspx?g=posts&m=1171688#post1171688
Offline Theos  
#3 Posted : 15 April 2019 14:26:45(UTC)

Posts: 183

Nobody answered anything, were just personal opinions and nothing official.

I can, however, tell you my personal experience with a new Megane 3 RS 250, from 2010, and it goes as follows:

I bought the new car from Renault and in it's book, it was mentioned that the break-in period should be around 1000km or 650 miles. The break-in procedure was not described at all, apart of the "try to not go over 3500 rpm in this period." So basically, don't "force" the engine.

I did exactly like instructed and tried to not go over 3500 in the first 1000 kms. When I sold it last year, after 8 years and around 70.000 km, the engine was in perfect shape, without any wear, pulling absolutely same way as it did in it's first year.

So I guess, was good to do exactly like Renault said, and I will do it once more when my RS280 will arrive. I advice you to do the same.

Edited by user 15 April 2019 14:27:25(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

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