Thread: Engine Braking
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:14 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Two, Wouldn't this mean that an engine that is idling uses a lot of power because the throttle plate is blocking airflow?

Idling uses a lot of fuel but makes little power. The plate is called a "throttle" for good reason--it's choking off the airflow...
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