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TIPS ON CHANGING GLOW PLUGS IN 2006 F-250 6.0 DIESEL

Customer Question

TIPS ON CHANGING GLOW PLUGS IN 2006 F-250 6.0 DIESEL
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  4DWRENCH replied 8 years ago.

Hi I hope that I can help.

I have a question for you though.

Why are you changing the glow plugs? They rarely fail.

Thank You

"E"

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
WATER FUEL SEPARATOR FAILED CAUSING DAMAGE TO GLOW PLUGS
Expert:  4DWRENCH replied 8 years ago.

Ok.

The special tool is what Ford Uses, but I have found that a door panel tool works well also.

 

Glow Plug
Special Tool(s)
Remover/Installer, Glow Plug Connector (NNN) NNN-NNNN/td>

Material
ItemSpecification
SAE 15W-40 Super Duty Motor Oil
XO-15W40-QSD or equivalent
WSS-M2C171-D

Removal

LH side

  1. Remove the air cleaner. RH side
  2. Remove the RH fender splash shield. Both sides
  3. NOTICE: Do not pull on the wiring to remove the glow plug connector or damage may occur.

    NOTE: Only one glow plug connector shown.

    Using the special tool, remove the glow plug harness.
  1. NOTE: If coolant residue is found on the glow plug, a new glow plug sleeve may have to be installed. Remove the glow plug.

Installation

Both sides

  1. Install the glow plug.
    • Tighten to 19 Nm (14 lb-ft).
  1. Clean and apply clean engine oil to the O-ring seals.
  1. Using the special tool, install the glow plug harness.

RH side

  1. Install the RH fender splash shield.

LH side

  1. Install the air cleaner.

Thank You and Good Luck

"E"