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Broken Glowplug (NEED HELP)
When I was changing the glowplugs in my 95 f250 The #1 cylinder glowplug separated and is stuck in the head.
So I searched and tried all of the suggestions, I went and bought a can of mercury powertune carbon dissolver and soaked it for a few days.
Then tried to pull it out with needle nose visegrips wouldn't budge,
Then made a slidehammer out of the visegrips and tried again still wouldn't move.
Then I hammered it in slightly with a punch but I cannot get it to go up only down even with the slide hammer visegrips.
So I figured as a last resort I would hammer it into the cylinder and try to fish it out of the glowplug hole or injector hole.
My question is I can grab it with a magnet through the glowplug hole and pull it up to the hole but it does not fit through the hole, do you think the plug is swollen?
It was a beru plug so I didn't think that they had the swelling problem like the autolites do.
Also is the injector hole substantially bigger that you think the broken plug would fit through there if it wont fit through the glowplug hole?
Im going to try to fish it through the injector hole tomorrow and if that doesn't work am going to have to pull the head?
I know its a long post, would love to hear from people that have fished it out successfully.