[Vwdiesel] Glow Plug Indicator Light
dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Fri May 30 05:28:16 PDT 2008
I would say you are the last slow glow plug hold out.
I have not seen those relays or plugs available for
over 10 years.
Congrads, you must get lots more done in a day since
you do not have to sit and wait 14 seconds for those
--- Gary Bangs <gbangs at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> Bad sensor, or bad connection to sensor. I just had
> this happen on my
> pickup. My sensor was bad.
> My specific symptoms were that the glows were not
> staying on long
> enough. Disconnected the sensor wire, and they would
> stay on too
> long(past starting). I took advantage of the
> situation to upgrade to a
> fast glow system from the older slow glow. Yes, I
> was a hold out.
> Craig Osborn wrote:
> > Once again, returning to my favorite group of
> people to help me solve a
> > problem!
> > My 81 recently started doing a peculiar thing.
> The yellow glow plug
> > indicator light will light when the ignition key
> is turned, but will NEVER
> > turn off until the engine is started. The engine
> will start (even in cold
> > temperatures) in the usual manner if I wait for a
> period of time equivalent
> > to the time in the past when it was functioning
> properly. After the engine
> > is started, the yellow indicator light will turn
> > It acts the same way even if the engine is at
> normal operating temperature
> > and I perform a restart.
> > I replaced the glow plug relay with a new one and
> it did not fix the
> > condition. Any suggestions?
> > Craig Osborn
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Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
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