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Why shifting into neutral while driving is bad

I have seen alot of posts suggesting shifting into neutral & coasting while going downhill or slowing for traffic in order to save fuel. This Is Bad and Wrong! Modern computer-controlled fuel injected vehicles automatically go into a "DECEL" mode when your foot is off the gas. The computer shuts off the injectors and uses the vehicles momentum to keep the engine spinning. When you put it in neutral the injectors turn on to maintain idle engine speed. This is why you will see instant-read MPG shoot up to 99 or --

posted by mtyler11 on April 29, 2015

this tip works for 79% of voting Fuelly members.


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