When to replace the Glow Plugs on your FORD TRANSIT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Glow plug : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.2 TDCi, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.2 TDCi, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.4 TDCi RWD, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.4 TDCi RWD, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.2 TDCi, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.4 TDCi RWD, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.4 TDCi 4x4, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.2 TDCi, FORD TRANSIT MK-7 Box 2.2 TDCi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change glow plugs on the FORD TRANSIT MK7 [AUTODOC TUTORIAL]

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All the parts you need to replace – Glow Plugs for TRANSIT MK-7 Box and other FORD models
Tools
Replacement: glow plugs – Ford Transit Mk7 van. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Electronic spray
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
7 mm socket
8 mm socket
10 mm socket
13 mm socket
10 mm glow plug socket
Ratchet wrench
U-joint socket extension
Clip removal tool
Gasket scraper
Microfibre towel
Paper towels
Fender cover
Replacement: glow plugs – Ford Transit Mk7 van. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all glow plugs.
  • All the work should be carried out with the ignition switched off.
Carry out the replacement steps as follows:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to avoid damaging the paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unsnap the air intake hose clips.
  4. Step 4
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    Disconnect the air intake hose from the air filter housing.
  5. Step 5
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    Unsnap the air filter cover clips.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the air filter cover.
  7. Step 7
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    Plug the air intake hose with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the air filter housing. Use a 10 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  11. Step 11
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    Detach the rubber hoses from the air filter housing.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the oil dipstick.
  13. Step 13
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    Plug the oil dipstick hole with a paper towel to prevent dirt from entering the system.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the air filter housing.
  15. Step 15
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    Clean the connectors of the fuel pressure, MAP and camshaft position sensors. Use an all-purpose cleaning spray.
  16. Step 16
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    Unscrew the nut that secures the glow plugs power cable terminal. Use an 8 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 17
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    Detach the fuel pressure sensor connector.
  18. Step 18
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    Detach the MAP sensor connector.
  19. Step 19
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    Detach the camshaft position sensor connector.
  20. Step 20
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    Detach the wiring harness fastener and move the harness aside. Use a clip removal tool.
  21. Step 21
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    Clean the fasteners of the oil dipstick tube bracket. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  22. Step 22
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the oil dipstick tube bracket. Use an 8 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 23
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  24. Step 24
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    Clean the intake manifold fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  25. Step 25
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    Unscrew the fasteners that connect the air intake hose to the intake manifold. Use a 13 mm socket. Use an 8 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a U-joint socket extension.
  26. Step 26
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  27. Step 27
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    Detach the air intake hose from the intake manifold.
  28. Step 28
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    Plug the air intake hose with a paper towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  29. Step 29
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    Unscrew the intake manifold fasteners. Use a 10 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  30. Step 30
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    Remove the intake manifold.
  31. Step 31
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    Plug the intake manifold openings with paper towels to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  32. Step 32
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    Unscrew the nuts that connect the power terminals to the glow plugs. Use a 7 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  33. Step 33
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    Remove the power terminal nuts.
  34. Step 34
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    Remove the terminals and move the glow plug wire out of the way.
  35. Step 35
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    Clean around the glow plug wells to remove any dirt, dust or debris. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  36. Step 36
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    Unscrew the glow plugs. Use a 10 mm glow plug socket. Use a torque wrench.
    Replacement: glow plugs – Ford Transit Mk7 van. Professionals recommend:
    Glow plugs can get stuck over time and break apart when removed.Before unscrewing the parts, use a torque wrench to loosen them to avoid exceeding the breakaway torque specified by the car manufacturer.If you have reached the breakaway torque but the glow plugs still will not loosen up, you need to seek professional help: a glow plug fragment left inside the well or damage to the thread of the mounting seat can result in costly engine repairs.
  37. Step 37
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    Remove the glow plugs.
  38. Step 38
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    Treat the new glow plugs. Use ceramic grease.
  39. Step 39
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    Install the new glow plugs into their mounting seats.
  40. Step 40
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    Tighten the glow plugs. Use a 10 mm glow plug socket. Use a torque wrench. Tightening torque: 13 N·m.
    Caution!
    Don't use excessive force when tightening the glow plugs. Overtightening can damage the threaded connection. 
  41. Step 41
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    Install the glow plug wire.
  42. Step 42
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    Screw on the power terminal nuts.
  43. Step 43
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    Tighten the power terminal nuts. Use a 7 mm socket. Use a torque wrench. Tightening torque: 4 N·m.
  44. Step 44
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    Clean the intake manifold mounting seat. Use a gasket scraper. Use an all-purpose cleaning spray.
  45. Step 45
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    Remove the intake manifold gaskets.
  46. Step 46
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    Clean the intake manifold. Use a nylon brush. Use an all-purpose cleaning spray.
  47. Step 47
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    Install new intake manifold gaskets.
  48. Step 48
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    Remove the paper towels from the intake manifold openings.
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