How to Repair the Glow Plug in an 85 GMC 1500 Engine?

Answer The glow plugs on your 1985 GMC 1500 are heating devices that are used to start the vehicle. If a glow plug begins to malfunction, you will be unable to start your diesel truck. The easiest solutio... Read More »

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My Glow Plug Engine Won't Start?

A glow plug engine is comparable to a diesel engine. They are similar because both use internal heat to ignite the fuel going to the engine. The difference is the ignition timing. In a glow plug en... Read More »

How to Start a Glow Plug Engine?

Aside from using diesel fuel, one of the main differences between a diesel engine and a gasoline engine is the glow plugs. In a gasoline engine, the spark plugs are responsible for igniting the ga... Read More »

How to Start a Cold Glow Plug Engine?

A diesel engine utilizes compression to create combustion in the fuel. Because diesel fuel is less combustible than gasoline, the combustion process in a diesel uses a cold glow plug, which heats u... Read More »

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 »