Ford Fusion: Running-in - Driving hints - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Running-in

Tyres

WARNING:

New tyres need to be run-in forapproximately 500 kilometres (300miles). During this time, you mayexperience different drivingcharacteristics.

Brakes and clutch

WARNING:

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

Engine

CAUTION:

Avoid driving too fast during the first1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles). Varyyour speed frequently and changeup through the gears early. Do not labourthe engine.

    General driving points
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    Driving through water
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