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Old 10-26-2006, 11:25 AM
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Glow plug light is still Flashing?? Need help!!

I bought this 1979 Mercedes 300SD as a project car to learn on. When I bought it the glowplug light was flashing. I did a resistance check and found that five out of the six were between 1.4 to 1.6. I went ahead and changed four of the five glowplugs (removed three fuel injectors to get to them). I go to start the car and the lightis still flashing??? There is continuity going to each glow plug from the relay. There is also voltage present on the relay in all areas. I have no idea why this is happening. Anybody ever had a similar problem or have any advice on how to fix this. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Old 10-26-2006, 11:27 AM
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I forgot

Another thing I forgot to mention. After I changed the glowplugs I did another resistance check with my multimeter. I got the same readings with the new plugs in. I'm pretty certain that I'm using the meter the right way. I
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