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ARE THEY HARD TO CHANGE PLEASE LET ME KNOW.....TRUCK VERY HARD TO START THE RELAY SEEMS TO BE GOOD WHEN I PLUG THE TRUCK IN THE TRUCK STARTS GOOD
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there not that hard more time than anything driver side is easy pass side theres pipeing you got take off

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WHERE ARE GLOW PLUGS 7.3

ARE THEY IN VALVE COVER
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DO GLOW PLUGS HAVE TO BE REPLACED AT CERTAIN TIME

WHEN DO YOU CHANGE GLOW PLUGS IS THERE A CERTAIN TIME TO CHANGE ????????????? PLEASE HELP.. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE RESPONDED
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yes under the valve cover depends where you live

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You can test you glow plugs with oms meter, Just take off valve cover and touch black wire to engine head and red wire to tip of glow plug if there is alittle to no resistance it is good.
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Have you tested the glow plug relay at all? I would check that first

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i had the same problems years ago, ended up being my batteries were shot. GP's weren't getting enough juice.

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