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Glow Plug Light Flashes Under Heavy Acceleration

20 January 2013 - 10:54 AM

Hi - just signed up today to try get some advice on this problem - I see it has been mentioned in several posts already but here's my symptons.

Car is a 55 plate 2.0 TDCi estate - 70K on clock - mostly round town (5-10 mins drive to work everyday) with more recently some blasts up the motorway to take my little darlings to Uni. Car has always run well and never let me down.

Queue the bad weather last week. On way from home, (only a couple of minutes into journey) put foot down to pull away from a junction and car hestitated - like hitting a rev limiter. Tried it again on open road and same again but this time yellow glow plug light flashed and stayed on until I got home. Killed the engine and restared fine - no light

Notice same symptoms once of twice again this week. If I build up revs slowly it doesn't have a problem. If I hit the gas it does.

Changed the air filter cos it was full of crap. Someone at work suggested a can of redex. Someone else said sell it, before it dies completely...

Car is only worth £2-3K so now worth shelling out lots on injectors

Any advice please......