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  1. General Patrol Discussion
    Hey everyone! I have a couple of issues with my old GQ that would like to resolve and if you could help that'd be awesome! I'm not terribly handy with mechanics/electrical etc. so all tips/tricks and advice is appreciated. My 95 GQ DX4.2 is touching 440xxx and has never missed a beat. Until...
  2. Auto Electrical
    I have some understanding of how the glow plug circuitry works. My '95 PATROL 2.8TD has difficulty starting on cold mornings, and once started, the GP light flashes until the engine has warmed. A voltmeter measures 12V on GP#1 until the relay operates, then 2 to 3 volts (not 6V) until a quieter...
  3. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all, Usual 2.8TD glow plug woes, flashing light, no power to plugs, relays click on then off almost instantly. Starts eventually but runs like my dads old VB commodore till warm. Replaced all 6 (yes the expensive ones) 8mths ago. Tested both relays - all ok Removed the control box...
  4. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    I've just had the engine rebuilt in my ZD30 - only the second time ever I've paid someone else to do an engine for me. I have looked at the cracking patterns in all four chambers of my old head, and suggest that the cracks are caused by localised overheating, specifically from glow plug...
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