How to Change the Glow Plugs on a BMW 318?

Answer The BMW 318, also called a BMW 318d, is a diesel engine vehicle which requires glow plugs. Just like any other part of an engine, the glow plugs can go bad, malfunction, break or just get old. Fort... Read More »

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How to Change Glow Plugs in a '97 F-350?

The 1997 Ford F-350 is equipped with glow plugs. The glow plug's primary job is to preheat the engine and allow the components to warm up, making it easier for the motor to start. Throughout the li... Read More »

How to Change Glow Plugs?

Diesel engines are designed different than gasoline-based engines. One of the most significant differences is diesel engines have glow plugs instead of spark plugs. Spark plugs create a spark that ... Read More »

How to Change TDI Glow Plugs?

The TDI is a diesel version of Volkswagen's best selling car in America, the Jetta. The combustion efficiency of a diesel engine is greatly reduced when the engine is cold, so glow plugs heat the e... Read More »

How to Change My '97 Ford's Glow Plugs?

Glow plugs heat the fuel in a diesel-powered vehicle to enable the fuel to travel easier to the engine. Change the glow plugs in a 1997 Ford every 30,000 to 40,000 miles or as the owner's manual su... Read More »