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Ford Focus Owners Manual: Running-in

Tyres

WARNING:

New tyres need to be run-in for approximately 500 kilometres (300 miles). During this time, you may experience different driving characteristics.

Brakes and clutch

WARNING:

Avoid heavy use of the brakes and clutch if possible for the first 150 kilometres (100 miles) in town and for the first 1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles) on motorways.

Engine

All vehicles

CAUTION:

Avoid driving too fast during the first 1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles). Vary your speed frequently and change up through the gears early. Do not labour the engine.

Focus RS

CAUTIONS:

Always allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature gradually.

Do not exceed 5 000 rpm and three-quarter throttle within the running-in period.

Driving hints
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Cold weather precautions
The functional operation of some components and systems can be affected at temperatures below -30°C (-22°F). ...

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