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So I think I may need to replace them. The relay etc has been replaced by prior owner but I am having a heck of a time starting the thing first thing in the morning and getting a ton of white smoke. The plugs themselves aren't too expensive but I don't really have a lot of tools or a place to do it at my appartment. So I'm sorta looking for any assistance you guys might be able to offer. I'm also new to diesel so I don't want to pull it apart or break anything lol.


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I hav an obs 7.3 and i had my gplugs and relay and wiring harness (which u hav to change the harness it runs thru the valve cover gaskets) changed for under $300.00 be careful not to break them off in the motor.

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I hav an obs 7.3 and i had my gplugs and relay and wiring harness (which u hav to change the harness it runs thru the valve cover gaskets) changed for under $300.00 be careful not to break them off in the motor.
Including parts or just labor?


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All of it. i belive it was 80 for plugs, 80 for relay, and 80 for labor so thats what 240?? Make sure u replace the valve cover gaskets tho, the wiring harness for the glowplugs is wired into it and if u have a bad one ur truck will MISS like no other!! see what shops will quote u, i went to a guy that does psd mechanic work at his house so i prlly got a lower rate then what a shop would do.

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Anybody recommend a shop in the Denver area to check out?


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might wanna find a credible mechanic that doesn't work for a shop cuz u might get a decent rate

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Anybody recommend a shop in the Denver area to check out?
Have you looked through our Where to go and Local info? thread? Some of the guys may have posted some places there.


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I looked in there and there isn't too much in the Denver area or a bit south. One recommendation in Loveland which is a bit of a drive. Thanks for the replies guys.


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I wouldn't past the relay going out again...You can check the relay with a Fluke or any Ohm/Volt meter and a piece of wire that you can bridge the relay posts. I would say check the relay first because the relay is extremely easy to fix compared to the plugs them selfs.
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I wouldn't past the relay going out again...You can check the relay with a Fluke or any Ohm/Volt meter and a piece of wire that you can bridge the relay posts. I would say check the relay first because the relay is extremely easy to fix compared to the plugs them selfs.
I was looking at the spreadsheet of maintanence done by prior owner and he has noted he replaced it I would have to look and see how long ago since I don't have it with me, but he has noted lifetime warranty. Not sure how much if any good that would do me.


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