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Old 01-23-2009, 04:11 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thanks for posting folks !
I'm guessing that most of you have automatics.

Jamesqf - how much of your high mileage trips are done coasting with the engine off ?

I find that I can coast with my automatic ( engine on ) pretty well, but when I shift back into Drive while moving, the car shudders and suddenly slows at anything under 50 MPH. ( almost as if I have stepped on the brakes )
This is very unsafe, so I can't do it with traffic behind me.
With a manual, I'm guessing that you do not have this problem.
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