Ford ikon 1.8 nxt diesel. It has coverd 130000 kms. Now in winter, there is starting trouble. Mostly it takes 30 to 35 secs. Long self. I have checked its heater , hetaer timer ,fuel leakage , battery replaced .but problem as it is.

  • Glow plugs are probably the issue. When they start going bad (or you get a couple of bad ones) it takes them longer to heat the chambers and this causes hard starting in your diesel. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Dec 2 '15 at 23:57
  • I have checked manually too. – Mr. SINGH Dec 3 '15 at 2:20
  • @Mr.SINGH what did you check manually? – Zaid Dec 14 '15 at 21:05
  • @Mr.SINGH How did you check the glow plugs ? – Saif Asif Dec 18 '15 at 5:48

More than likely your issues are related to old glow plugs.

Glow plug replacement is a standard maintenance task.

Your glow plugs in a diesel are the equivalent to spark plugs in a gasoline engine.

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  • I overhauled engine . Problem solved. – Mr. SINGH Jan 16 '16 at 2:41

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