GLOW PLUG ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION


  1. CHECK GLOW PLUG ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the glow plug connector Click here.

    2. Measure the resistance according to the value(s) in the table below.

      Standard Resistance
      Item Tester Connection Condition Specified Condition
      w/ DPF Glow plug terminal - Body ground 20°C (68°F) 0.7 Ω or higher
      w/o DPF Approximately 1 Ω

      Note


      • Be careful not to damage the glow plug, as this may cause an open circuit or shorten the life of the glow plugs.

      • Do not allow oil or gasoline to contact the glow plug when cleaning it.

      • Clean any oil on the terminal and bakelite washer with a dry cloth.

      • Do not apply more than 11 V to the glow plug, as this may cause an open circuit.


      • If the result is not as specified, replace the glow plug assembly.

    3. Install the glow plug connector Click here.