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    Hybrid Vehicles & the Law of Unintended Consequences

    All these years the people said he’s actin’ like a kid.
    He did not know he could not fly, so he did.
    - - Guy Clark, "The Cape"

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    That is scary.
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    like rescue workers using cutting tools didn't have to worry about gas with overhead cams and the like?
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    My question is:

    When would a rescue worker need to extract an occupant from the engine bay?Why would there be a threat, if all the dangerous elements are in the engine bay, not in the passenger compartment?

    Or did I miss something?
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

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    Quote Originally posted by mendelman
    My question is:
    When would a rescue worker need to extract an occupant from the engine bay?Why would there be a threat, if all the dangerous elements are in the engine bay, not in the passenger compartment?

    Or did I miss something?
    Q. 1 - No, not usually
    Q. 2 - There should not be, If the scene is managed correctly with good SOP
    that why you might see both an engine and a rescue
    Q. 3 - you did not

    If I remember my training
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    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
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    Quote Originally posted by mendelman
    Or did I miss something?
    Based on the article, high voltage cables are in the doors so they typically cut the roof off. Seems to me that makes a car rolled onto its roof difficult to cut open.

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