Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Glow Plugs

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Removal & Installation



The glow plugs are located on the left side of the cylinder head.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Glow plug electrical connectors
     
    Glow plugs
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Apply anti-seize compound to the glow plug threads.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Glow plugs. Torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    Glow plug electrical connector. Torque the retaining nut to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

The glow plugs are located on the left side of the cylinder head.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Glow plug electrical connectors
     
    Glow plugs
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Apply anti-seize compound to the glow plug threads.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Glow plugs. Torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Glow plug electrical connector. Torque the retaining nut to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

The glow plugs are located on the left side of the cylinder head.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Glow plug electrical connectors
     
    Glow plugs
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Apply anti-seize compound to the glow plug threads.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Glow plugs. Torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Glow plug electrical connector. Torque the retaining nut to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

 
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