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post #1 of 5 Old 03-28-2011, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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Fried glow plugs

Hey guys,

I am having serious glow plug issues.

Glow Plugs, electrical questions

I just wanted to check and see if any of you have had repeatedly glow plug issues? I don't see why the SVO would affect glow plug performance, but I think I have to take it to the shop and I'm pretty sure the first thing the dealer will say is, "must be the veg kit." Want to get my story straight.

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So this is an interesting thread that I've found. In the past, my plugs haven't looked that bad, but similar.

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i would chk your elec out. i dont think thats from oil.

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just replied to your other thread. my first question is are your using Autolites?

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How does your system purge? If you're not getting a complete purge, then you're starting with some veg oil in the engine, which might lead to the glow plugs building up gunk and then fouling.

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