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Old 11-24-2010, 10:19 PM
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Need help with how to replace glow plugs

I was hoping to find a step-by-step picture installation for glow plug replacement. Can you please help with this, as this is the first time for me? Can't really afford to pay someone as I had them replaced just less then 2 years a go. What would cause 2 of them to go out so quickly?

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Old 11-24-2010, 10:47 PM
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Curious, but how did you get the diagnosis of gp failure?
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:48 PM
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couldn't find a link but it is simple.
1. remove valve covers.
2. Use eye dropper to suck oil out from around plug.
3. disconnect and use deepwell socket to remove plug.
4. Install new and replace vavle cover.

DO NOT USE AUTOLITE GLOWPLUGS. They have a bad reputation for "mushrooming" and breaking apart when removing.
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:56 PM
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checked the ohm readings. 2 of them had high ohm readings one at 23 the other at 17.1.
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Old 11-24-2010, 10:57 PM
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If ya can Ohm em ya can chang'em...easy peasy...as they said...pull vc's,10mm deepwell socket...easy if you can find a piece of tubing that fits snugly over the gp end..break it loose stick tubing on it, unscrew and pops right out oh and dont forget the new injectors, ccv mod, plenum inserts and boots, AIH delete.....what the heck, he's already gonna be in there, may as well do that too!!!

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Old 11-24-2010, 11:35 PM
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When the vc is off is it obvious where the glow plugs are? I've never been under the valve covers.
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Your Glow plugs will be between the injectors and rockerarms (pushrod end).


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When the vc is off is it obvious where the glow plugs are? I've never been under the valve covers.
The white wires are for the glow plugs. You can see the plugs to the right of each injector plug in this pic.
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Old 11-25-2010, 12:38 AM
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Maybe this will help some more. This pic shows the boot removed from the tip of the glow plug.
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easy job, would like to ask can glow plugs be ohm with a bad relay? haven't been to part store yet and any luck with bosh glow plugs?
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Old 11-25-2010, 09:28 AM
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easy job, would like to ask can glow plugs be ohm with a bad relay? haven't been to part store yet and any luck with bosh glow plugs?
Yes, you ohm the plugs at the v/c harness clip with the key off. You don't need to remove the v/c as well.
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It would be also very helpful to have list of tools (socket sizes etc) and checklist of what else to check, tighten, replace etc while under the valve covers. Also iIs a new VC gasket always needed ? Appreciate the help very much.


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Old 11-25-2010, 12:22 PM
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Going to need some universals to get those valve covers off. And patience.

It is easier to remove right side valve cover by unscrewing oil filler tube (counterclock). in the PDF below.

Check torque on Injector hold down bolts. 10 foot pounds (120 inch pounds)
Check torque on Rocket pedestals. 20 foot pounds (240 inch pounds)



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