glow plugs

  1. Leblet

    Diagnose Engine Health from Glow Plugs

    Hi Guys, Replaced the glow plugs in my 2H for the first time yesterday and noticed that the way each of the old ones came out was quite different, some fairly clean, some oily, some coated in carbon and some dipping oil. I know that you can tell a bit about petrol engines from the used spark...
  2. T

    Glow plug specs for 1993 Japanese import FJ80 with 1HZ diesel

    Hi, brand new to the forum! I own a 1993 Japanese import FJ80 with 1HZ Diesel for a few months. Since it is cold in Colorado, my car has difficulty starting when temperatures are below freezing (i.e. often). I changed the fuel filter and I also changed the glow plugs. The glow plugs I got...
  3. C

    Manual Glow plugs "Wilson Switch"

    Hey there everyone, I'm not really sure how to word this or if I'll even get a reply, but here we go. Ok so I some how managed to shorted out the electrical in my Ln130 1991 surf 2.4TD and my glow plugs stopped working after I installed a lift kit. so I installed a "wilson switch into it. Not...
  4. RhinoRig

    2H glow system in a 1HZ?

    Hey all, Still sourcing parts for my 1HZ swap (thread here). Instead of replacing all the relays and resistor, which are either $$$ or unavailable, will the components from the old engine power the glow plugs? I believe its a super glow. Another difference is the 2H has two resistors and...
  5. BTUMAN

    Glow Controller Parts Source (The Dash Coil)

    All: I wanted to consolidate the parts location for sourcing the Dash Mounted Glow Controllers for our 12v - 6 and 4 cylinder Glow Controllers for the Dash. These are the coil hot glow on the dash are are specific to either 6 vs 4 cylinder. Option 1- B, 2B - 4 Cylinder New Complete Housing...
  6. Gwagg

    12v 10.5v GP wiring diagram

    I have a 12volt 82 HJ47 - Aussie import. Ran for 3k miles then after the import, I can not get the plugs to glow. I have been following the wrong diagrams and have now started to trace each wire and make my own diagram. I have multiple troubleshooting guides for the super glow system. In...
  7. M80

    Electrical WOW!!!

    Hi Please help As I am sure most of you know when you turn the ignition on your 80 series to "ON" position the warning lights on the dash all come on usually and after a few seconds the glow plug light turns off. and then if you start the car they all go off. My question is what controls...
  8. C

    2L-T glow plug operation

    i've got a 1990 hilux surf with a 2L-T in it, and i'm trying to diagnose why the glow plugs aren't heating very effectively. when i turn the key i hear the relay click, i get 10 volts to glow plug rail for about 8 seconds, then i hear the relay click off and there's no power at all. is this...
  9. S

    1hdt glow plug preheater timer

    Gday all just wondering if anyone has had same or similar problem with a 1991 hdj80 my glow plug preheater timer had burnt out and now causing both starter relay and glow relay to click like machine guns, I got a second hand preheater and put it in now it's causing My 7.5 charge fuse to blow...
  10. PinkLemon

    HJ47 Glow Problems

    I know there are a lot of threads about glow plug issues, I've read a few of them today and they've been very helpful. Just wanted to throw this out there in case anyone has ideas about something I can check before ordering new parts... I have a HJ47 with a 2H that had been sitting idle for the...
  11. Aaroneous

    Glow plug rail power source

    Going to try to fire her up this weekend, but I'm confident it won't run without this issue being solved... :) The PO disconnected the power feed wire for the glow plugs, and I'm curious if there's a standard place it should source it's power. I was looking all over for a relay, but didn't see...
  12. fjfjfj

    BJ REPLACEMENT GLOW PLUG CONTROLLER COIL.

    Hello you guys,,,,,,,,I am sure many of you already know this but I could not find a posting on MUD so here is my information and research results in case you need it.////////////////// 12 VOLT / 1980 BJ40 REPLACEMENT GLOW PLUG CONTROLLER COIL = 1.68 mm steel wire / 3 loops @ 8 mm inner diameter...
  13. Shannon Todd

    BJ70 Glow plug problems

    Hi all, I've got a 1985 BJ70 that after having a new alternator installed and returning from a big trip seems to have lost the ability to pre heat. I'm living in far north Queensland, Australia so I don't have the rough cold morning starts but its still having a rough time in the mornings...
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