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Old 12-07-2012, 02:13 PM
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Glow plug tip stuck...

So I was changing my glow plugs and the second one in was all messed up and chewed up. When I went to pull it out the tip fell back in less than a quarter of the way out. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get it out without taking the head off, because I cant really do that in my backyard... Thanks guys!!

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Old 12-07-2012, 02:31 PM
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Did the tip drop completely into the cylinder, or can you still see part of the electrode?
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:39 PM
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If it fell all the way in you maybe able to pull that injector out and retrieve it through the larger hole
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:46 AM
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I'm almost completly positive it fell the whole way through...

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Old 12-08-2012, 08:14 PM
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Pull the injector and fi**** out with a small magnet. I had to do that once really sucks but can be done with enough patience.

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