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Thread: Following on from my Injector seal thread * VIDEO LINK INCLUDED*

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    confused Following on from my Injector seal thread * VIDEO LINK INCLUDED*

    Following on from this http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=119833
    Glowplugs came on this morning and i flicked it on and off a few times and she started straight away,there was a very minute bit of smoke but it was cold.
    How ever left an hour she cranked and cranked and still wouldn't start tried a 2nd time and she started with smoke.

    Now i went dentist i was in there for around an hour and when i came out she wouldn't start,i cranked her over 9 or 10 times still nothing then i looked out my side mirror and i could see whitish smoke coming from exhausts this was without her even starting
    I stopped and tried again and after a few cranks she started.

    I know this isnt normal but loads of white smoke on cranking and it was smelly diesel
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    I still stand by a faulty relay

    Have you tested the plugs?

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    lol not yet i know i should of but knowing me i will try and not know wtf im doing
    I know if it sparks a little bit its ok but its ok if you've tested something like this before as you know if its sparked enough/too much or not enough

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    Are you any good with a continuity testor? A duff plug will show highish resistance where as a good one should have nearly no resistance

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    I have a multimeter somewhere

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    That'll do the job mate

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    Right what do i do ?

    Might ring you ina min John if thats ok,i will get cover off first

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    Right i think ive done this right
    I put multimeter to ohms Ω and with ignition off i connected the black lead to earth on battery and the red one to glowplug top
    Each one was 00.7 except passenger end that was moving upto 00.8 to 9

    Not a pic of my engine but you get the jist
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    Sorry if you tried to phone me Don, yeah you take each plug off and test between the contact and earth, I assume thats what you did and your results tell me that the plugs are all ok although the 00.8/9 one could be on its way out

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    So what's next

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