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    hi what sort of mpg should i get around town for my 2003 vectra 2.0 dti with 1450000 mile and its got a broken glowplug and is pig to start in mornings now , hope somebody can help thanks

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    Not sure on mpg (maybe 40ish if only around town?), but broken glow plug will make it a pig to start, but shouldn't affect mpg when running. You may have added an extra zero on your mileage too...

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    oh sorry its 145000 miles would somewhere like engineering place be able to drill it out

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    octoman I just got my broken glow plug out . the end of the glow plug came off so all what was showing was a stub . so me and my mate used 10 mm and 8mm nut removers the ones that bite in to the metal . . plus I soaked it for a day on every hour with wd40 and I drove it about 200yds just before I started to try to get it out . so that the engine was warm but the plug was cold and as it started to turn we sprayed it with a freeze spray

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