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Old 01-25-2015, 01:38 PM
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Glow Plug Problem

Hi Guys,

I was changing my glow plugs last night and up until then I hadn't broken a plug - now I'm not sure.

As I tried to take one plug out it gave a good amount of resistance and then kind of clicked. I thought it broke but the head is still attached however, if I try and loosen it they plug just continues to click.

I took a video of it because it's a bit tough to explain. The horror stories of broken plugs that I had heard involve the head breaking clean off but I don't want to keep forcing it if I'm causing more damage.

http://youtu.be/gAE-4qjNf0A
It looks like (and actually feels like) it's the torque wrench giving out but the socket keeps moving.

If anyone has any advice I would be happy to hear it.

Thank you.


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Old 12-18-2015, 09:41 AM
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Re: Glow Plug Problem

What was the verdict, broken or not?
I need to change my number 1 glow plug and am curious.
Did you spray lubricant beforehand to loosen it up?

Any other issues?

Thanks.
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