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    Does anyone know off hand what size socket to use for the glow plugs on a 1.9cdti 150 16v engine? 9mm or 10mm?

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    ten id say mate..........

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    You will need a 9mm deep socket

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    As above twice

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    When undoing them hold the socket up so it only covers the nut of the plug, dropping the socket down can cause it to be possible for it to pry against the head causing sideways pressure & snapping the plug off.

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    Thanks for the answers - much appreciated.

    9mm tool and new plugs shall be purchased!

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    And probably cheaper from Vauxhall (Even cheaper if you join the club and use trade club )

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    Update; job done cheers for the advice.

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    Hi Guys,
    I was confused over this also! I'm looking at buying a new set, but looking on line I'm seeing 9mm and 10mm claiming to fit 1.9cdti 150??? Does it matter other than having a 9 & 10 mm socket?
    Also are any glow plugs better than others or is it best to stick with Vauxhalls plugs??

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