Glow Plug Control Units

BorgWarner glow plug controllers play a vital role in optimizing the function of the glow plug in the challenging circumstances a modern diesel engine has to operate.

An excellent support for a Cold Start

The Glow Plug Control Unit is a key part of the flawless starting operation of a cold engine. It is fitted with a microcontroller to define information like the timing, the specific electrical current size and duration supplied to the electronically controlled Glow Plug. The advanced technology found in the Glow Plug Control Unit combined with the Glow Plug succeeds in its purpose of improving the efficiency of the ignition process, significantly speeding it up, especially in low temperatures.


  • All the parts are engineered and manufactured in the BorgWarner R&D and production centers in Western Europe, ensuring consistency in quality and OEM quality
  • BorgWarner parts are developed in synergy with OEM glow plugs
  • With BorgWarner Glow Plug Control Units, you're ensured a long-term collaboration, that's real support

BorgWarner has a solution for all types of engines:

  • For old applications - the glow plug relays, which work mainly as a switcher for the glow plug
  • For newer applications - the glow plugs control units which allow a constant communication with the ECU of the engine



Glow Plug Control Units offer an ideal starting operation.


BorgWarner brings an extended quality solution to your cold-starting operation needs.


Combined with the Instant Start System technology, BorgWarner Glow Control Units offer consistent performance results.

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