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Old 01-06-2014, 02:31 PM
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simple, first oil change ?

is anyone aware of an early first oil change IE at 1500 miles after break in ?

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Old 01-06-2014, 05:46 PM   #2
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You can change your oil when ever you like. Some change the oil before the first 500 mi to eliminate the particles from bearing break-in and machining impurities.

There numerous controversial threads about when to change your oil and what type of lubricant shall I say is best to use.

Hopefully this is an honest question or it rapidly degrade to "Is it OK to have bacon with both breakfast and dinner?". Seriously.

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^ I agree. After consulting with my father-in-law, who builds race engines and has been a mechanic for more than 40 years, I changed mine at around 1200 miles and then will change again at 5000. He also pointed out that new engines these days do not really require a break-in, however he suggested a change initially at around 1000 miles then again at 5000 with either conventional or a blend. Everyone has their own opinion about oil and when to change it. Anyway, it shouldn't hurt and per Chrysler policy your first 4 oil changes are free and you have 2 years to use them. At least that's what the SA at the local dealer told me, even after I told him I bought my jeep out of state from another dealer.
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Old 01-06-2014, 07:51 PM
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Thank you !
I am inclined to agree with your father in law
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