VW Glow Plug Tools?

Answer 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 »

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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 GMC Glow Plug?

Diesel engines use glow plugs rather than spark plugs. In a gasoline engine, the spark plugs create a spark and this ignites the fuel and sets the vehicle in motion. The glow plugs in a diesel engi... Read More »

How to Replace a Glow Plug in a VW?

Some Volkswagen vehicles come equipped with diesel engines. These diesel models have glow plugs integrated into the cylinder heads, instead of normal spark plugs; the glow plugs heat up the fuel in... 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 »