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  1. how do the glow plugs work?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    we have a 2017 diesel sport. starting to get cold in the mornings. How does one activate the glow plugs? This is a stupid question probably, but i dont feel like the glow plugs are automatically activating if they are suppose to? I know on my ford f350, i turn the key to on, the glow plug lights...
  2. Wont start..No glow light

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi again.. our p38 2.5 engine wont start, happened after my dad says he only touched the red plus wire that goes to the ecu when he sat in 2 relays in the fusebox he said he forgotten to place... the glow lamp is gone but the glow timer relay placed with the ecu is not broken.. He had the car...
  3. P38 BMW DSE glowplug light not coming on and charging

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi, My dad's old P38 sits standing since he passed, and when i go home to see mum once a year, I charge the battery, start it all up, take it for a run up and down our short private road a few times to free brakes and scrub disks etc., and then check everything is working and clean and detail...
  4. Glow plug timer/relay replacement

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi all, My g/plug relay is kaput n until I source a good one thought of fitting a 4 pin heavy duty relay inplace of the g/plug relay. I can get the wiring arranged but need a power input to get the relay on/off. I need a power that will be ON with ign and OFF when the engine starts. Is there...
  5. Failure of glow plug operation.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I live in Otago, a southern province of New Zealand, where Range Rover experts are rare. I have a 1996 RR DSE 2.5L diesel with about 320,000 km on the clock. I've had it about 5 years and put at least 40,000 km on. Major services I've had done include replacing all suspension air-bags...
  6. Glow plug removal tips?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    glow plugs shot in my 2.7......Now, i read/hear nothing but horror stories about these snapping.....anyone got any positive news about removal? also hear that maybe best to run some fuel additive/cleaner through for a few weeks, help to remove any carbon buildup, and maybe some two stroke oil...
  7. P38 Glow plug light allways on.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I recently bought a P38 1996 a superb car but there is one thing bothering me. The light for the glow plugs is always on. I have not tried anything jet but was thinking it could be the relay. Can anyone tell me where it is located and if you have any other ideas on what the problem is, it would...