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post #4 of (permalink) Old 10th December 2007
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The damper is to help stop the engine it cuts the air off. This to prevent waht is known as dieselling - otherwise the engine will tend to fire for few seconds after the fuel stops As diesels are free air breathers most modrn diesel engines have this facility
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