We will be closing at 1 PM on Christmas Eve & closed on Christmas Day.
(914) 699-8658
(914)-699-1873
263 S. 5th Ave.
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
We sell soda and water • full service gulf station: we still check oil! • snowplowing
nys inspections • towing service • we remove junk cars • kerosene and diesel sales

Dave's 5th Ave Station provides Glow Plug Replacement services to Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham Manor, NY, Bronx, NY, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Glow Plug Replacement Services at Dave's 5th Ave Station

Glow plugs are pencil-shaped objects that help diesel engines start. In essence, they serve as the diesel equivalent to spark plugs found in gasoline engines. Unlike spark plugs, glow plugs use heat to get the engine going. In cold weather, glow plugs play an especially important role. This is because diesel engines often experience ignition troubles when temperatures are low. Diesel engines require the air to reach a certain temperature for fuel ignition to occur, but they tend to absorb heat when they are cold. Glow plugs help solve this problem by providing enough heat for the fuel to ignite. However, glow plugs usually require a small amount of time to warm up before they can perform. While they gather heat, glow plugs let off a small light or glow. As a result, this process is often referred to as “glowing.” After the glow plugs finish warming, drivers should be able to successfully start their diesel vehicles.

Why Should You Have Glow Plug Replacement Services Performed at Dave's 5th Ave Station?

Without a functioning glow plug, a diesel engine will have trouble igniting fuel in the combustion chamber. Over time, your glow plugs will wear out and need to be replaced. Faulty glow plugs may fail to ignite the fuel in your engine, and they can lead to idling and unwelcome smoke emissions. If your glow plugs are acting up, bring your vehicle to us and our service staff will replace the bad glow plugs. Signs of bad glow plugs include hard starting, rough idling, a misfiring engine, or white smoke. When these symptoms occur, allow our service staff to inspect your glow plugs and install replacements. Our knowledgeable staff is equipped with the right tools for the job, and we are eager to help.

We proudly service the Glow Plug Replacement needs of customers in Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham Manor, NY, Bronx, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bronx NY | Mount Vernon NY | Pelham Manor NY | and surrounding areas

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Dave's 5th Ave Station in Mount Vernon, NY

At Dave's 5th Ave Station, our main commitment is to deliver great service, no matter what your vehicle needs. As a full service Gulf station and auto shop, we check oil and offer kerosene and diesel sales along with providing auto repairs. See us for U-Haul rentals, NY state inspections, fleet service, and towing services. We also remove junk cars, and we'll even plow your snow! If you're in Mount Vernon NY, Pelham Manor NY, or the Bronx, see our team of experienced mechanics today!  We offer a great selection of tires and our repair shop is next to none in quality and price! We give free flat tire repairs and free rotations with your purchase! Stop by and save at Dave's today!

Contact Us

Phone: (914) 699-8658
Fax: (914) 667-8166
Address: 263 S. 5th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
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