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Does anybody of you did an oilchange after the car broke in? lets say 500-800 miles
Other's will surely comment and flame you for making this thread, look around here on the forum and you'll find hundreds of posts exactly like this one. I believe the general consensus is some change at 1k miles, but it isn't required and won't hurt anything if you choose not to and just do a normal 5-7k or whatever cycle.

Edit: I'm VERY picky with my car so if I bought it brand new being a turbo motor I'd have changed at 1k just because why not? If I could afford to do so. However if budget it tight it would probably be fine. Just make sure you break it in correctly. Owners manual will be a good guide.
 

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You're going to get very mixed answers here. I will tell you as a Ford sales rep that it is not required by Ford for warranty purposes, as the engines pretty much come broken in these days. That being said, a lot of people do change their oil in the first 1000 miles, it definitely won't hurt, I just haven't seen any difference between people that did and ones that didn't do it as far as reliability or longevity in their vehicle. I think it is more important that you don't push the car hard to redline until 1000 miles or so.
 

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Thank you for your responses. The guy told me at the dealer that I can wait when I have 10k miles and then come to have it done
 

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Thank you for your responses. The guy told me at the dealer that I can wait when I have 10k miles and then come to have it done
Synthetic oil can technically go 10k without issues usually, but I would NOT wait that long. Lol your car though.
 

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I did the first oil change @ 2k miles, and I will be switching to Amsoil at 7,500. This is the same way I did my 97 Crown Victoria, and that motor is still running with 400k miles. (with 15-20k interval drains)

They claim our engines are run-in at the factory, this may very well be true. But It wont hurt anyone if you give it a little extra time for everything to finish working in.
 

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I did the first oil change @ 2k miles, and I will be switching to Amsoil at 7,500. This is the same way I did my 97 Crown Victoria, and that motor is still running with 400k miles. (with 15-20k interval drains)

They claim our engines are run-in at the factory, this may very well be true. But It wont hurt anyone if you give it a little extra time for everything to finish working in.
Thanks for the info, thats good to know
 

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My dealer threw in a Maint package for tires and oil every 7500 for 3 years/36K. They also offer the first change for free as a courtesy. So withing my 10,500 mile lease I can do one every 5,000 miles. Otherwise it would be 7500. Good to have a dad who works at a Ford dealer that set me up.
 

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My dealer threw in a Maint package for tires and oil every 7500 for 3 years/36K. They also offer the first change for free as a courtesy. So withing my 10,500 mile lease I can do one every 5,000 miles. Otherwise it would be 7500. Good to have a dad who works at a Ford dealer that set me up.
Maintenance package for tires? Like new tires or just rotating and balancing? Guessing the latter.
 

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Maintenance package for tires? Like new tires or just rotating and balancing? Guessing the latter.
Rotate only. Every oil change, even though I do it myself because I drive hard and did mine at 2500.
 

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I did mine at 500. Changed to Pennzoil Platinum 5W30. I was planning on doing it at 1k miles, but wife and I were going on a 2800 mile road trip with the FoST and wasn't going to have the time to wait until 1k to do it.

I'm at ~6500 miles now (31% left on the oil change monitor via Forscan) and plan on changing it again around 7-7500 miles on odo.
 
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