Glow Plug Failure?

Answer Glow plugs are responsible for helping a cold diesel engine to start up, helping to bring the fuel to an appropriate temperature for combustion. Usually the glow plug light on the dashboard will no... Read More »

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DIY: Glow Plug?

Diesel engines use diesel fuel instead of gasoline and also use glow plugs in the engine instead of spark plugs. These glow plugs are responsible for heating up the fuel and air inside the cylinder... Read More »

How to Test a 7.3 PSD Glow Plug?

The 7.3-liter Power Stroke Diesel engine uses diesel fuel and glow plugs. Sometimes the glow plugs can malfunction or even stop working completely. The main symptom of a dead glow plug is that the ... Read More »

VW Glow Plug Tools?

Diesel engines use glow plugs to warm the engine. A warmer engine leads to better fuel combustion and less black smoke when starting the vehicle. Volkswagen diesel engines are available in several ... Read More »

Specifications for an NGK Glow Plug?

Glow plugs were originally introduced and used for diesel vehicles for better engine starting and emissions; however, the glow plug is also used in cars. The glow plug allows the vehicle to cut dow... Read More »