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  1. Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Actually we have also a Landcruiser its a 1999 model pero old school diesel pa... Pero mas matagal ng konti sa kanya compared to Santa Fe siguro sa kanya mga 5 seconds siguro... Is it because mas bago lang yung Santa Fe or is talaga because of technology na din?

  2. Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Quote Originally Posted by alwayz_yummy View Post
    sa delica ko noon or sa liteace less than 1 sec lang even * coldstart sa baguio ng dec-feb. original glow plugs. pag ung tig-100-250 lang japeyk yun, madali lang buhay nun...
    same here, less than a second lang kahit walang pre-heat. for our Japan Pajero and a Townace. though I don't intend to practice it. And also on cold starts kahit nag-off na yung glow plug, uma-andar pa ulit yan after the start basta sensor type yung glow plug though in the dash hindi nag-indicate.

  3. Join Date
    May 2007
    Quote Originally Posted by tidus1203 View Post
    I haven't done it and don't dare do it, but out of curiosity what happens if you start the engine when the pre-heat indicators is still lighted?
    nothing happens to your engine. the pre-heat is used to help increase the temperature of air/fuel mixture in the chamber for easy combustion coz' diesel engines don't have spark plugs.
    if the pre-heat stays too long the glow plug will be busted. diesel engines with very good compression will start even without pre-heating.

  4. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Wala naman. YOur heater still works for a couple of seconds after your engine has started. It's just to guarantee a quick start. Observe that during the rest of day you don't really need to wait for lamp to turn off or it just goes off after a second or two.

  5. Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Quote Originally Posted by lexie View Post
    AFAIK mas madaling masira yung engine at cold start kc malapot yung engine oil at low temperature
    hindi po pang engine oil un...para po inyon to preheat the combustion chamber for the air-fuel mixture of diesel...

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