Device used to heat the combustion chamber of a diesel engine to help the combustion process on engine start up.

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Proper glow plug operation

Are glow plugs supposed to stay on after the engine has started to help with the firing of the first few revolutions?
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Issues cold starting diesel van

Our van has been progressively getting worse at starting up in the morning. It only has issues when the engine is cold. Initially I thought it might be the glow plugs. I tested their resistance and ...
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Golf MK3 battery drains, rapid clicking on start, glow plug light flashes

Does anybody know what would cause the following symptoms? I have a 1996 Golf MK3 diesel (not TDI). I drove the car with no problem three days ago. Today I went to start it, and the battery is ...
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Just bought four BERU Glow Plugs. But they seem to have been used?

Is the color of the heated part normal for 4 glow plugs that are brand new ... ?