ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

Glow Plugs

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SYSTEM TESTING



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Fig. Fig. 1: Glow plug system schematic



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Fig. Fig. 2: Dropping resistor and glow plug relay locations



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Fig. Fig. 3: Thermo switch location



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Fig. Fig. 4: Dropping resistor check

  1. To test the dropping resistor, check for continuity across the terminals as described in the illustration. If no continuity exists, replace the unit.
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  3. To test the thermo switch, first remove the switch. Submerge the end of the switch in water and raise the temperature gradually. The switch should be off at 126-140°F (53-60°C) or lower. The switch should be on at 134-145°F (57-63°C) or higher. If not, replace the switch.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 5



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Fig. Fig. 5: Location of the glow plugs

The glow plugs are located under the injection nozzles, and are threaded into the cylinder head.

  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect the glow plug and unscrew it from the engine.
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To install:
  1. Lubricate with anti-seize compound before installing the plug.
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  3. Install and tighten the plug to 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm).
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  5. Reconnect the plug wiring.
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  7. Connect the battery cable and check operation.
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