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Question glow plug testing?

is there an easy way to test the glow plugs in a 7.3?
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pull it out turn the key on and grasp it firmly in your hand

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i know our dually glow plugs didnt work so we just replaced the solenoid and that fixed it

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pull it out turn the key on and grasp it firmly in your hand

lol, jk
I did that and it burnt like hell!! jk
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I read that sticky but I been looking to see how to check them once there out I just spent two hours fixing wires from where the previous owner tested the the gp system. Man he fubared them.
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As far as a test goes not sure but in WA we can get a full set for @ $80...so its not bad to just replace them the cost is not bad...I did ask my boss a truck mec the same Q and he said not a good way to test just replace....
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Put a battery charger on them and watch them glow. Man those things get hot!
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