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Originally Posted by Bob925 View Post
Hi all

I hope you don't mind me asking this here. Glow plugs - I always thought they were used only for assisting a cold start on a diesel and once the engine was running they were not used. I guess they have more use on todays more advanced and therefore powerful/effiecent/clean diesel lumps? Just satisfying my curiosity and apparent dumbness
Hi Bob, I thought the same until the car went into "limp" mode and the glow plug light came on in the dash. I'm still not 100% convinced but it seems to be working now.
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