3-38. GLOW PLUG REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
Disconnect electrical lead 575 (3) from glow plug (2).
If glow plug is damaged or broken, notify unit commander.
Damaged or broken glow plugs are removed at DS maintenance.
To help remove swollen glow plugs, fabricate tool as shown in
appendix D, figure 63.1.
Other tools can be used to aid in glow plug removal. This
procedure pertains to tool in appendix D, figure 63.1.
Insert forked end of glow plug tool behind hex-head of glow plug (2) and remove glow plug (2) from
cylinder head (1).
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Socket, 3/8 in. (Appendix B, Item 155)
Battery ground cable disconnected (para. 4-73).
Hood raised and secured (TM 9-2320-280-10).
HMMWV glow plugs have bullet-shaped tips, not flat tips.
Install glow plug (2) in cylinder head (1). Tighten-glow plug (2) to 8-12 lb-ft (11-16 Nm).
Connect electrical lead 575 (3) to glow plug (2).
FOLLOW-ON TASKS: Connect battery ground cable (para. 4-73).
Lower and secure hood (TM 9-2320-280-10).