Nissan/Datsun 200SX/510/610/710/810/Maxima 1973-1984 Repair Guide

Glow Plugs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the glow plug electrical leads. Remove the glow plug connecting plate.
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  3. Remove the glow plug by unscrewing them from the cylinder head.
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  5. Inspect the tips of the plugs for any evidence of melting. If even one glow plug tip looks bad, all the glow plugs must be replaced. This a general rule-of-thumb which applies to all diesel engines.
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To install:

  1. Install the glow plugs in the cylinder head. Tighten the glow plugs to 14-18 ft. lbs.
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  3. Install the glow plug connecting plates.
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  5. Reconnect the glow plug electrical leads.
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