[Vwdiesel] one good call
val at mongobird.com
Mon Feb 20 22:45:38 EST 2006
I agree that bad injectors will cut the tips off of glow plugs.
For reasons I will not be able to explain, when there is a bad runaway
on the older IDI engines, often the tips of the glow plugs are "cut"
off in the process.
I've seen it dozens of times, and when faced with a runaway which
won't start, I go for the glow plugs. Two or more are usually
Replacing the glowplugs doesn't help for long, unless the runaway
problem is fixed.
> When the tips are gone off of the glow plugs it's always or durn near
> almost always from bad injectors, pretty bad injectors. Bad enough
> that if it's a TD it can hole a piston if left alone.
> So, do you get the pickup for all your helpful advice? It IS dead
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