[Vwdiesel] Glow plug relay

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Sat Dec 28 11:43:49 EST 2002

Jeff Rakus wrote:
> Hey friends thanks for all the help so far. You're all great!
> Which relay on the relay block is for the glow plugs?
> I have heard that the contacts get dirty and the amount of current
> getting to the plugs could be lessened causing starting problems.
> What other tricks are there to improve staring performance?

Its usually separate or stuck onto the side of the relay panel (my '81 and '82 had is just dangling under the dash).  Easy to
spot, it should have two huge (8ga. or so) wires running to it and you can see my glow plug and relay page below for more info:

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