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    Sep 2012
    North Carolina
    Tiashan Dragon 270

    Default Cold Start

    I have a Taishan Dragon 270 Diesel tractor. I was wandering if these tractors had glow plugs or what? The tractor does have a compression release onit. I had to replace the ignition switch with a switch from a Ford tractor. I wired it to what I beleive was correct. I just want someone else opinion who knows these tractors.


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    Elite Member RonMar's Avatar
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    May 2005
    Port Angeles WA
    Jinma 284 delivered 06/28/05

    Default Re: Cold Start

    Well if it does, they will most likley be located in the vicinity of where the intake manifold attaches to the head. Look for a piece threaded into the head or manifold in close proximity to each intake port. The studs on top may be tied together by a single metal bussbar with a wire attached to that buss. Not specifically familliar with your tractor, but I know from reading a few versions of the jinma's had them installed, but the wiring was never connected.

    If the switch you installed has a preheat position(the position reached just before the starter is engaged), when you turn the key to this position, you will note a large negative amp gauge deflection if you have glowplugs installed and wired.

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    Super Member greg_g's Avatar
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    Dec 2003
    Western Kentucky
    JD3720 Cab, 300X loader with 4-in-1 bucket

    Default Re: Cold Start

    Didn't we at one time conclude that you had an intake heater? I thought you were in the process of seeing if it actually worked. Or have I mixed this TaiShan up with some one else?

    USN (Ret)
    Former Chinese tractor owner (x4)
    Current John Deere owner

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