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Old 07-11-2003, 08:15 PM
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The more the current draw on the alternator, the more resistance to roatation it produces and thus more "drag" from the engine. When you turn more electrical consumers on, it does decrease your power available from the engine to turn the wheels, althought not by a terribly large margin.
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