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2010 ML350 Bluetec deacceleration?

I just got a 2010 ML350 Bluetec and I notice when I let my foot off the gas, the vehicle does not coast, but rather deaccelerates a bit. Is this normal?
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I'm sorry, but you take your foot off the throttle, and the vehicle's speed reduces? What other response were you expecting?
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He likely was used to gasoline engines, that turn lightly, therefore not giving much braking.
Diesels are different animals.

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He likely was used to gasoline engines, that turn lightly, therefore not giving much braking.
Diesels are different animals.
Yes, this is my first diesel vehicle. So, you know what I am talking about it. I didnt know that diesels do this.

Thanks for the reply.
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I'm sorry, but you take your foot off the throttle, and the vehicle's speed reduces? What other response were you expecting?
There seems to be a difference in letting the foot off the accelerator with a gas versus diesel mercedes. But, thanks anyway for your trite response.
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