OIL ON GLOW PLUGS - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Problems Forum Having Trouble? Post here

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-09-2010, 09:07 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: NC
Posts: 258
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
OIL ON GLOW PLUGS

I'm tearing my truck down for head gaskets and when I pulled my glow plugs out all but one were coated with oil. The first one I pulled out about a week ago was not coated with oil but the rest I pulled today were all coated. I will be doing a compression test tomorrow afternoon before tearing down further. Any info on whether this is normal or is pointing to a problem would be appreciated.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 12-09-2010, 09:09 PM
Banned
 

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: alabamer
Posts: 1,078
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to harley1rocker Send a message via Skype™ to harley1rocker
how many miles?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 12-10-2010, 04:59 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: NC
Posts: 258
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
115,000, I checked today and there didn't seem to be any oil in the cylinders, looks like there is a metal cup that the plugs go through and oil had seemed to collect in those cups and probably coated the plugs when pulling them out. Compression test appears OK so it doesn't seem I have blown gaskets, just a blown EGR cooler but it's torn down this far and I have gaskets and studs so going to go ahead and change them out.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors