Installation and removal of glow plugs

Observe the following steps during installation:

  1. Removal of a glow plug should take place with the engine at operating temperature, insofar as possible.
  2. Carefully loosen the glow plug.
  3. Remove any encrustations and soiling with compressed air.
  4. Unscrew the old glow plug.
  5. Remove any residue in the area of the glow plug bore - with a reamer, if necessary.
  6. Screw the glow plug in as far as it goes by hand.
  7. Set the torque wrench to the correct tightening torque.
  8. Place the nut of the torque wrench straight onto the tightening nut of the glow plug and tighten it.

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