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Old 10-31-2010, 06:02 AM   #11
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Re: New glow plug failure...

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Originally Posted by dean2287 View Post
I bought a brand new OS #8 glow plug for my Thunder Tiger Pro 46. Used it once, started the engine no problem. Second time, engine wouldn't start...the glow ignitor wouldn't even show a current. I took out the plug and it's dead, no glow at all. I tried an old #8 I had lying around and it glowed bright...put in it the engine and it started right up.

What could have happened? Seems odd that a glow plug would fail after one use. I want to take it back to the store and get an exchange but I'm not sure if that is appropriate.

I'm thinkin' on it over a Pilsner.
Maybe you just got a bad plug?
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