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I bought my car a few weeks ago and it has been asking for glow plug replacement so I bought 4 NGK plugs, but every garage I go to they won't touch it, they are saying the turbo needs removing to access them. Is this the case? Does anybody know an easier way or a guide I can show to my mechanics that will help them, thanks in advance.
 

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I believe it is the same engine as in the Fiat 500 1.3 diesel in which case it is straightforward and the turbo doesn't need to come off. Layout is different but the pictures of an engine on eBay show the engine with the turbo removed and it doesn't reveal the glow plugs which are further up the engine under the plastic conduits.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Alfa-Rom...l:Mito&hash=item3d85d5d1f2:g:hToAAOSwAPxcbGR6

Glow plugs can be tricky though, but usually because the are tight.
 

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Take it to a Fiat/Alfa specialist ... not necessarily a dealer .. just someone who knows what they are doing
 

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If you say where you are I'm sure there are many who would be able to recommend suitable indies to do the work for you.
 

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Visited my friends at Day and Whites today and asked about the removal of glow plugs from the Mito 1.3 diesel engine. They have done several. The turbo does not need removal although one glow plug is awkward . The photo in a previous post shows a 1.3 with the turbo removed and as can be seen there is very little behind it.
 

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Great thanks for the advice, I live in leeds would be good to know if there is anyone around here that can help.
 
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