glow plugs

geraint13

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have a question. thats new isnt it lol ?

you can get better rating spark plugs that improve firing.

so can you get better rating glow plugs for a diesel ?

just wondered out of curiosity.
 

HDi fun

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Glow plugs are just that - starting devices. Common rail cars son't use them at all unless the ambient temperature is very low, typically -10 Celcius or lower.

They are, however, an integral part of the emissions control systems on many Euro IV and Euro V engines.
 

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