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Old 05-28-2003, 02:59 PM
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E300 will not start

Over the past few months my 98 E300 Turbodiesel has given problems starting. Now it is dead, will not start at all, I suspect it is a glow plug problem. This is my fourth diesel and I have never had a glow plug problem that is like this, although I did have the very same symptoms with a VW diesel.

What is the procedure for removing the manifold and installing new glow plugs? What are torque specs for glow plugs, manifold, etc?

Any help will be most appreciated.
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Old 05-28-2003, 03:20 PM
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Welcome to MercedesShop. Hope we can be of help to you as a new member.

A lot of "specialty" model members have forums as well, to sort out their particular issues.

Try posting this thread in "Diesel Discussion"...probably will get a quicker response.
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Old 05-28-2003, 03:54 PM
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How is the car behaving that leads you to believe it has glow plug problems?

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Old 05-28-2003, 05:46 PM
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It does sound like the infamous 606 glow plug problem. Our 98 E300 went through a couple sets, but they were covered under the warranty, so I can't help with the procedure, but I seem to remember someone DIYing it here, so you might try searching...

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