Read about it here and went through them plug by plug - one was 0. Since the cold weather started here in the Uk I noticed the car was not starting It is working fine now but the glow plug warning light never stayed lit even when it wouldnt start which does make me think Ive paid quite a lot of money to replace 3 glow plugs that didnt need replacing. Just look at the number 5 glow plug and follow the wire to the firewall, and that is the fuse location. The connections on the relay may not be tight. The relay is either on for a period of time and passes voltage then off or its always off or always on both of the later create faults. Most glow plugs are installed in the cylinder heads and will have a heavy gauge wire, similar to a regular spark plug wire, attached to them.
P0380 code glow plug ckt. Is there a regulator somewhere that feeds the ecu that may be faulty. With both leads touching the terminals, record the resistance reading that is indicated on the multimeter. You know I was on about those niggly little problems with my new 112. Not sure why glow plug 3 has conked out on me twice in 18 months.
Since they are in series, if the plug number 5 fails then none of the others will work. Carbon buildup means that youll likely have to pull the head to get them out. Testing the glow plug yourself can help you avoid a trip to the mechanic. Step 2 Locate the glow plug. So I recommend replacing all of them at the same time. Turns out 3 is reading bad.
By the way what is the Glow control bow? Kent knows that glow plugs and related systems are the 'achilles heel' of diesel engines. Find resistance value of your multimeter. That is why I would check the resistance of the individual glow plugs first If they check out then test the relay. Today I scanner my car and got P1480 - glow plug indicator lamp. Since I changed the glow plugs the glow plug light never comes on when I insert the key it comes on after the car is started. Said that they would need to remove the cylinder head etc. Apparently this is a fault with the Vito.
Its my understanding that these modern day glow plugs are there more for pollution control than they are as a starting assist. Limp mode is more than often caused by the turbo side of things like the little boost controler pipes with holes or off or a boost controler itself. Only one of the four pins receives voltage while the key is engaged. Glow plugs in a diesel engine preheat the injection chamber, making it easier to start the engine. Do i hace to break into this. So I wanted to start a discussion on this partnumber vrs that.
Id continue to work the plugs a little at a time. The pre-glow system serves the purpose of increasing the temperature of the compressed air to facilitate the firing of the cold engine by the use of a glow plug. I have a 1996 E300D and I got a message saying check engine electronics so I ran the codes and it told me I had a bad glow plug. If the cycle is never starting, the problem is not associated with terminal 50. I've seen it in action. The plug in cylinder 4 was a btch to get out so make sure you have a 14 inch deep socket of 10mm. Those systems are fool proof.
This wire is hooked to a momentary contact switch that you supply. The glow plug systems on early Diesel W123 cars, mostly 1980 and earlier, have a glow plug relay that is underneath the dash within the cabin of the car. There is usually a cover or cap over the glow plugs. Car is parked in an open and unheated shelter. If possible, secure the lead to the terminal by tucking it inside or underneath the clamping mechanism of the post. If you are using a digital multimeter, then the reading will appear across the screen.
When they don't work you are going nowhere. If the glow plug resistance exceeds the specification or falls out of the acceptable range, then the glow plug must be replaced. Measure across this to make sure it's good. I still have 5 working glow plugs to I found the 5 glow plug with a tag on it. On some older diesels, the glow plugs operate on A dropping resistor is used to reduce the voltage to 6 volts. Seems to me it would be worth Quote Originally Posted by sokoloff Never heard of anyone doing that. He also said that the car is working on Hi.
You can change your mind and change your consent choices at anytime by returning to this site. We offer a number of solutions to solve your glow plug relay problems. You will be glad you did! Dear All Im about to change a glow plug or 2 on a 2006 Vito 115. I could look right into the prechamber. I want to go about fitting it myself. There is no on a diesel engine.