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MK 6) Transit Glow Plug light flashing

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MK 6) Transit Glow Plug light flashing

Postby ake » Sat May 16, 2009 7:54 pm

If your Glow Plug light (which looks like a coil of wire and is on the lower left side of the clocks) starts to flash then this means that the engine management system has logged a fault. :(

What you need to do is to take your van to a Ford Dealer, A good independent garage or fuel injection specialist, and ask them to read the fault codes. They will connect your van to their diagnostic computer system and read the fault codes, which will be a collection of numbers, these numbers are then used to determine the problem, Which may be one of hundreds of things, such as Fuel pump problems, Accelerator problems, egr valve problems to name but a few. Once you know the fault codes you can Repair the problem, or post the fault codes up onto the forum and someone will help you determine what is wrong :)
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Re: MK 6 Transit Glow Plug light flashing

Postby malley182 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:44 pm

Is this an expensive procedure for a garage to do? or better buying the parts and doing it yourself.

I have the same problem it flashes sometimes but not all the time.
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Re: MK 6 Transit Glow Plug light flashing

Postby Altransit » Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:49 pm

A garage will charge roughly an hours labour to do this, the price will depend on the local hourly rate
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Re: MK 6 Transit Glow Plug light flashing

Postby newbie » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:03 pm

i had the same problem as well and loss of power took it to fords explained the problem first thing he said was sounds like you changed the fuel filter (which i had) so he pluged it in an reset the faults and result fixed an did it for free just goes to show they aint always the pain in the arse of britain
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