The glow plug is a key component in the combustion process of the diesel vehicles. The glow plug makes it possible to increase the temperature of the combustion chamber during start-up (of the order of 800 °). The first explosion (combination of compression and incandescence of the pencil) launches the diesel engine. Then the cycle is started.
The quality you can trust
- 100% of Valeo glow plugs are tested according to O.E. specifications.
- Each single glow plug experiences more than 70 tests during the production process.
- 100% Ferro-Cobalt Premium material inside ensures Valeo Glow plugs a faster heat-up time and a reliable cold-start.
Thanks to original double wires technology, Valeo glow plugs reduce the pollutant emissions for vehicles equipped with pre-post heating system.
Valeo tip for replacement
Valeo recommends replacing the glow plugs in a range of 80,000 to 120,000 km, without having any signs of malfunction. Otherwise, there is a risk to not to be able to disassemble the candle, taken by the residual scale in the combustion chamber at its thread.