How Much Gas Does a Car Use While Idling?


The amount of gas a car will use while idling will depend on the car and the condition of the engine. Idling for any more than 30 seconds will use more gas than it will take to turn off the engine and restart the vehicle.
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Most sources I've found on Honda 4-cylinder motors say about 0.1-0.2 gallons per hour, at ~0.1 idling at 600-800rpm (warmed up) and ~0.2 at 800-1100rpm (cold idle, A/C, extra load
During normal idling, the car’s onboard computer alters the air-to-fuel mixture to keep the engine running at low speed. An idle air control motor enables this process by regulating
Probably because the choke is still open and the extra gas is not being burned/used causing the smell.
A car's engine idling for 10 minutes produces about 90 grams of carbon
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