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1985 Volkswagen Diesel Glow Plugs Replacement

Hello:

I am trying to change my glow plugs in the above mentioned car. Is there an easy way to do this without removing fuel pump and lines?

Are there any online instructions which could be sent to me?

Thanks!

Bill

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  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    The nut is 8 mm, and the plug itself is 12mm.

    Is it easier to take apart the plumbing for the injectors???
    Or does anyone have a solution to get around not
    taking apart the injector fuel lines???
    302 - 656 3820
    Paul

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Your glow plugs are 4 small screw into the block type units that are easy to change out. There is an electrical strip that is connected to the top of each glow plug. take the nut off and remove the wire. Next, use a 10mm deep socket to remove the glow plug itsself. Simply reverse the order. Do not over tighten. there should be a torque spec on them but I don't remember what it is.

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