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Exhaust Brake Vs Jake Brake


Jun 8, 2022

Is there a difference between exhaust brake and engine brake?

Exhaust brakes retard power in a diesel engine, but in an different way than engine brakes. Engine brakes release compressed air through an exhaust valve, but exhaust brakes hold the compression in the engine and slow the crankshaft’s rotation, which reduces vehicle speed [source: Lay]. via

Does a 2012 6.7 Powerstroke have exhaust brake?

I just purchased a new to me 2012 f350 drw 6.7 liter diesel. I know that it has an integrated exhaust brake that is activated in tow/haul mode but wasn’t exactly sure how it worked. via

Does engine braking use fuel diesel?

Engine braking shuts off fuel consumption, as opposed to just braking or putting the car in neutral. You’ll also use less fuel when pulling away in a lower gear than pulling away at low speeds in high gear. All this adds up to a safer, more economical drive on brakes that will last longer. via

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