Glow plug torque setting

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Eman
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Glow plug torque setting

Post by Eman » Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:52 pm

2 failed glow plugs to renew on cylinders No’s 2 & 3. Does anybody know what the torque setting is for these ? Any tips etc re renewal appreciated.
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Re: Glow plug torque setting

Post by XE123 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:44 am

15-20Nm. So aim for 17.5.
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Mikeyjd
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Re: Glow plug torque setting

Post by Mikeyjd » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:40 pm

Never replaced Jag glow plugs. But I assume they are all pretty similar. Soak the threads with WD40 or similar for a few hours. If they don't come out easily, don't try to force them as they can snap. That usually means a head off job to remove them then :cry:
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Re: Glow plug torque setting

Post by Eman » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:22 pm

Thanks to everyone, job complete no issues & straightforward.


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