Glow plug sensor on 320 cdi ,where and

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Glow plug sensor on 320 cdi ,where is it located and would it be a common complaint or is it usually the glow plugs,. Is the sensor hard to check and is it costly ,,, i have a glow plug light staying on for 30 sec and booked car in on Friday , changing all six I presume this is the best way in the long term ....
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Mine cost me a little over £150 a couple of years or so ago.
I would check the resistance of the glow plugs and if they're ok I would then assume that the controller is kapputt.
 

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Glow plug sensor on 320 cdi ,where is it located and would it be a common complaint or is it usually the glow plugs,. Is the sensor hard to check and is it costly ,,, i have a glow plug light staying on for 30 sec and booked car in on Friday , changing all six I presume this is the best way in the long term ....
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You dont say how many miles but from personal experience the sensor seems more likely to fail than the glow plug particularly if its low mileage......

If I recall correctly MB wanted about £130 to replace a sensor but an indie may be cheaper....

good luck
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It had 4 services one a year by m.b from new and there's no paper work to show any glow plug changes so going to get 6 fitted at least that should keep things right for another couple of years , to change all 6 is costing £167 ,not M b dealer
but a large new and used car franchise .

I could change myself at a cost of £ 96 for glow plugs but after all the horror stories I read about breaking plugs etc £2000 for repairs etc ,, going to let them take the responsibility .
 

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