Breaking in the drive train?

Breaking in the drive train?

Just curious...I was always told to "break in" the engine in new ICE vehicles. Is there any concept of a breaking-in period with a BEV? Either for the battery or the motor(s)?

95dawg | 29/07/2017

There are no piston rings that need to seat or smooth out machined cylinder walls. Even ICE cars today don't need breaking in due to improvements manufacturing and quality control. Some still swear by it like people who can't drop the belief that engine oil has to be changed every 3,000 miles.

ReD eXiLe ms us | 29/07/2017

Not really necessary for the mechanicals. It may take around 500 to 1,000 miles of driving to break in the tires. Just get in and drive.

AJPHL | 29/07/2017

Good to hear, thanks.

Coastal Cruiser. | 29/07/2017

As Captain Pike said to Lieutenant Sulu in the first Star Trek reboot...


ReD eXiLe ms us | 29/07/2017

Coastal_Cruiser: "Is the parking brake on?"