How Does A Glow Plug Work?

A set of glow plugs for diesel engine.

Have you ever tried to dismantle a diesel engine? If you had, you might have seen a glow plug up close. Glow plug, of course, is less popular than the sparkplug. In fact, many would mistake it for the sparkplug. Yet, it is different from the sparkplug, for you will only find it in diesel …

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Guide on Starting A Diesel With Bad Glow Plugs

Checking the glow plug condition in the diesel engine after failed to start the engine.

Glow plugs, of course, are components susceptible to wear over time. As such, there will come a time when your glow plugs will go wrong. Hence, you need to check them every 80,000 to 100,000 km. So, if you’ve been driving your car for several years, it will be best to have the glow plugs …

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CV Joint Noise When Driving Straight 

The CV joint kept making noise when driving in the straight road.

Most front-wheel-drive cars are equipped with CV joints connected to the ends of the drive shaft. There are two kinds of CV joints: one with a ball joint on the external and one with a tripod joint on the internal. In your car’s suspension system, these joints play a vital role in how well and …

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How Many Spark Plugs in a V6 Engine?

V6 engine

Of course, the number of sparkplugs in a V6 engine will usually depend on the model of the car’s engine. Mercedes Benz, for example, manufactures vehicles with two spark plugs per cylinder. As such, if you buy any of these vehicles, you will get an engine with twelve sparkplugs. Moreover, Mercedes Benz also supplies engines …

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3057 vs. 3157 Bulb

Comparisons between 3057 bulb and 3157 bulb.

There are many distinct tasks performed by the vehicle lighting system, which necessitates the use of different light bulbs. When selecting a bulb for a particular use, such as a brake light, consider factors such as brightness. Many people are baffled by the interchangeability of the 3057 and 3157 light bulbs, which are often used …

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Car Shuts Off While Idling (Common Causes & Fixes)

Car broke down when idling.

Like any other mechanical structure, cars are prone to malfunctions due to problems with one or more of their parts. Among the more specific issues is when the vehicle dies while idling and then restarts afterward. There may be various factors contributing to the engine’s inability to sustain power at low speeds. In some instances, …

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