Pencil (parallel style) glow plugs usually fail slowly over time. The first signs are rough running after startup. Then you may see a flashing glow plug light on your dash. If ignored over time you engine may not start at all. Glow plugs are something you can replace yourself and they should be replaced as a set. This video covers the step by step procedures for removing and replacing the glow plugs in the years and models listed above:
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Along with removal and install instructions you will also receive instructions on how to ream the carbon out of the glow plug holes and how to bleed the air out of the fuel system after replacing the fuel injector hard lines.
PLEASE NOTE: The diesel fuel air bleed procedure included at the end of the video is the same as the separate video on this website titled "How to Bleed the Air Out of a Diesel Engine's Fuel System." No need to purchase that video separately.
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