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Old 02-09-2012, 01:09 PM   #88 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Cameron318iS View Post
... And having a higher load on the alternator doesn't reduce you mpg your engine is still pushing the same weight and would still be working just as hard if there was a lesser load on it. Anyone who says different doesn't know physics.
I thought that the higher load on the alternator is why most manufactures' schedule a little more fuel when the headlights, or fan is turned on.

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