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- adj. Attributive form of glow plug, noun.
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I know people with older diesel pickup trucks who rarely experience glow-plug failures, and I am not aware of Mercedes diesels have in a particular problem with glow-plug longevity.
And because it is a two-step process, you turn on the glow-plug, or battery, and then you start it.
Maximum operating temperature is 1300 degrees, which is about 30 percent higher than that of a conventional glow-plug.
Don’t confuse the glow-plug light with manifold heaters—they are not one and the same, although we once had a pickup truck salesperson claim otherwise.