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I just had a code P0674 occur on my truck, it appears to be a glow plug issue.

Is it safe to drive it until the glow plug is replaced or should I wait and have it fixed first?
 

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That's what I thought, just making sure.
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With a cel, the remote start won't work.
 

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I just replaced the #6 on my truck. I got an AC Delco glow plug for $20 at O'Reilly's. It's a pretty simple job. You just have to remove the fender liner. Your problem is the #4 plug which is the second one back from the front on the driver's side. The only tough one is the first #2 glow plug.
 

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My#4 plug was covered under warranty this week. Good news for me !
 

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even if not covered under warranty the dealer only charged me 600 bucks for all 8. to me that's not as bad I thought it could be. I only had one out but for this cost why not replace all.
 

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I just replaced the #6 on my truck. I got an AC Delco glow plug for $20 at O'Reilly's. It's a pretty simple job. You just have to remove the fender liner. Your problem is the #4 plug which is the second one back from the front on the driver's side. The only tough one is the first #2 glow plug.
my number 2 is currently out...damn

i have replaced two already at 87K miles on my 08
 

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My#4 plug was covered under warranty this week. Good news for me !
That's great news, idamainer! How was your dealership visit? We'd love to hear about your experience. Also if you ever have questions or concerns in the future, we're here to help. We look forward to your response!

Kristen A.
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even if not covered under warranty the dealer only charged me 600 bucks for all 8. to me that's not as bad I thought it could be. I only had one out but for this cost why not replace all.
$600 is a lot more than a DIY
 

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I had a P0673, cleared it and a week later P0672, cleared it and 2 days later it came back. I changed all 8 and the P0672 will not clear. Don't mean to hijack a thread, but is there anyone out there who has had a similar problem?
 

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even if not covered under warranty the dealer only charged me 600 bucks for all 8. to me that's not as bad I thought it could be. I only had one out but for this cost why not replace all.
I bet that dealer loves you! $600 is absolutely outrageous. So you paid $160 for glow plugs and $440 for labor...OMG! You got taken for a ride.
 

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By the way, I got the AC plugs on Amazon for $12.73 each. $600 seems a little steep for the 4 hour job that it was.
 

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The glow plugs only operate for a few seconds at first start-up, after that, they just go along for the ride.
 

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By the way, I got the AC plugs on Amazon for $12.73 each. $600 seems a little steep for the 4 hour job that it was.
Shouldn't even be a 4 hour job. 5 minutes for each fender liner, then 10-15 minutes for each side of the engine. Should be able to do the entire job in an hour.

A shop will charge double or triple for the parts, so you would be looking at ~$60/each on the plugs.
 

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Shouldn't even be a 4 hour job. 5 minutes for each fender liner, then 10-15 minutes for each side of the engine. Should be able to do the entire job in an hour.

A shop will charge double or triple for the parts, so you would be looking at ~$60/each on the plugs.
I wasn't racing anybody and took a coffee break, but I would like to see someone do it in an hour. Passenger side was easy, but drivers side had stuff in the way. 4 hours from walking out to the garage to putting the last tool away. Could probably shave at least an hour off next time now that I know which tools I need. The kicker is that I still have the code.
 

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That's great news, idamainer! How was your dealership visit? We'd love to hear about your experience. Also if you ever have questions or concerns in the future, we're here to help. We look forward to your response!

Kristen A.
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My dealership visits sucked just in case you care.....:thumb
 

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I wasn't racing anybody and took a coffee break, but I would like to see someone do it in an hour. Passenger side was easy, but drivers side had stuff in the way. 4 hours from walking out to the garage to putting the last tool away. Could probably shave at least an hour off next time now that I know which tools I need. The kicker is that I still have the code.
What code do you have currently?
 

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My dealership visits sucked just in case you care.....:thumb

I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't have a great experience, Cauntx24. Feel free to send us a private message with more details in regard to your visit. We'd be happy to look further into this situation.

Kristen A.
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