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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

In short, find a better driving instructor and, if possible, learn to drive a car with manual transmission. The long (still simplified) answer: Does the accelerator control and ensure gas is flowing ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

Note, most of these answers are very specific to an automatic transmission and also a gasoline (petrol) engine - The position of the throttle generally controls the volume of air allowed to enter the ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

Does the accelerator control and ensure gas is flowing through the engine? The harder I press, the more gas flows in and the faster is the engine RPM. Is my mental model correct? Also, if this is the ...
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I just changed my brakes and hear a knocking noise when i stop accelerating

Did you tighten your wheel nuts correctly? This could be a very possible cause. Check them ASAP.
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

Excellent questions from a learner driver! To address them in turn, assuming a modern fuel-injected engine with an automatic drivetrain: Yes, the accelerator pedal does control the flow of air and ...
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