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    OK, im getting a really annoying problem with the glow plugs. i keep getting the spanner light come on when i first start the car but if its warm the light doesnt come on. It all runs normal but im getting annoyed with it now. Ive changed the glow plugs, checked the supply, checked the battery and changed the relay but still getting this problem.

    Any ideas guys?

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    Can you check the voltage whilst glow plugs active?

    any current drawn will show up an increase in high resistance in the form of volt drop

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    Am i checking the plugs or the connectors?

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    Check the voltage at the connector or top of plug whilst its still connected if that makes sense?

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    Will do, its a bit late now so will try it tomorrow. Cheers

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