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Macduff

Member Since 09 Jul 2008
Offline Last Active Feb 12 2012 10:24 AM
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In Topic: Tdci Cold Start

11 February 2012 - 01:39 PM

Glow plug always lights up on my 2010 1.6TDCI. Usualy for less than a second.

No problems starting even in -18C that we had at the end of 2010 in NE Scotland. Glow plug lamp stayed lit for 2-3 seconds when it was that cold. I just waited until it went out before cranking the engine.

Not sure if most folk do this but you should also dip the clutch when you're starting to give the starter/battery an easier time as it stops it having to turn the gearbox shaft