How to Clean Glow Plugs?

Answer Glow plugs in a diesel engine work slightly differently than spark plugs in a gasoline engine. Glow plugs remain hot (around 1,000 degrees Celsius) the entire time the diesel engine is running. Hig... Read More »

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How to Clean Diesel Glow Plugs?

Diesel engines naturally run a little dirtier than standard gasoline engines. Diesel fuel is less refined than gasoline. This can produce impurities in the fuel. If there is an oil leak in the engi... Read More »

How to Fix Glow Plugs?

Glow plugs are the diesel equivalent to spark plugs for gas-powered engines. Unlike spark plugs, glow plugs do not generate an electrical spark. Instead, they heat up slowly until they glow, hence ... Read More »

What Are Glow Plugs?

The construction of an engine varies depending on what kind of fuel is going to be used. This means that engines using different fuels vary widely in the parts they use, even if the construction pr... Read More »

How to Tell When Glow Plugs Are Going Bad?

In a diesel engine, glow plugs function similarly to spark plugs. While spark plugs create a spark, a glow plug heats up. The heat causes the plugs to glow, and that is where they get the name glow... Read More »