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1996 A6 2.5 Tdi Quattro Estate Glow plug problem

Discussion in 'Diesel forum' started by mmarks, Dec 4, 2003.

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    Hi there, my first post to this forum so please bear with me!

    My car (5 cyl 140bhp) has just begun to struggle starting. Basically, although the glow plug light comes on for a couple of seconds, there is no power getting to the glow plugs. If I carry on cranking the engine, it starts eventually with a cloud of smoke (presumably unburnt fuel). The haynes manual just says to check the glow plug relay - could anyone tell me exactly where this is or if there is anything else I should check.

    Many thanks.
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