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Unhappy glow plug warning light coming back on

im hoping someone can help me out here. after starting mt 1999 w210 E300 Turbodiesel, the glow plug light comes back on for a few minutes then goes out. the plugs have been checked for resistance and two that were useless were replaced. ive re checked the resistance through them and although my meter isnt reading quite correct with its readings, the resistances were as near identical as possible! not sure what to check out next as its not a problem ive ever come across before! also, i cant see that it would make a difference, but its a UK car. all help gratefully recieved!
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This comment bothers me a bit - "my meter isnt reading quite correct with its readings."

My bet is still on a bad glow plug or two. Did you replace the bad ones with Bosch or Beru plugs. Did they ever work properly after the fix?

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This comment bothers me a bit - "my meter isnt reading quite correct with its readings."

My bet is still on a bad glow plug or two. Did you replace the bad ones with Bosch or Beru plugs. Did they ever work properly after the fix?
meter had a loose connection in a cable. fixed now. plugs fitted were ngk, as were the rest that worked. the fault on the light must have been a bad connection on the wiring to the relay as i unplugged the wiring to check the resistances, all were ok as explained, refitted plug, went to start car and problem had gone!
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