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Old 01-02-2002, 02:31 PM
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I'm sure that on newer injected cars, fuel is shut off completely on no-throttle coasting conditions, and then an idle circuit engages when the engine is truly required to idle.

An MB engineer was explaining to another customer why coasting in gear might use less gasoline than neutral coasting. I was a third party to the conversation (also known as eavesdropping) and might be wrong.
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K

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