Yes, you read that right. This video will leave you surprised when you’ll know the ...
Yes, you read that right. This video will leave you surprised when you’ll know the actual science behind engine braking with a manual transmission.
Engine braking refers to the mechanism in diesel cars which slows down the vehicle by releasing the air trapped inside the cylinders of the engine.
In this video, Jason explains the real mechanism of how things work in this process and also the benefits of doing so even with a manual transmission.
What exactly happens is as the throttle is pulled, a vacuum is formed which is a result of insufficient air given by the cylinders. Therefore, there is actually no air to be compressed. Hence the myth that compression causes engine braking was actually wrong.
Whereas, it helps in reducing the use of breaks which saves time and money both. The engine controls the car of the speed and the gravity does its work efficiently.
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