Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Vehicle no longer starts after having been towed

If the fault mentioned above is detected, it may be in connection with the triggering of the fuel cut-off switch. A fuel cut-off switch is installed in this vehicle. The switch is triggered in the event of a sudden change in the vehicle's position and if any strong vibrations occur.

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Suzuki SX 4 S-Cross

Suzuki SX 4 S-Cross

Navigation system malfunction

The following problem is observed on the vehicles mentioned above. During navigation, the display may malfunction (e.g. delayed image display).

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Exhaust system: components and design

Exhaust system: components and design

Technical product information

The primary task of the exhaust system is conducting the combustion gases of the engine past the driver's cab into the open air. Noise caused by combustion is reduced to the permissible volume by integrated mufflers. 

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Peugeot Boxer III

Peugeot Boxer III

The engine will not start

If the engine of the above-mentioned vehicle only starts after the starter motor has been operated for a longer period of time, a faulty crankshaft sensor may be responsible for this. Crankshaft sensors are used to determine the speed and crankshaft position.

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Mercedes-Benz GLE | GLS

Mercedes-Benz GLE | GLS

Condensation leads to electronic faults

In the above-mentioned vehicles, incorrectly routed condensation water drain hoses of the air-conditioning system can cause a variety of electronic problems.

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Vw Up / Seat Mii / Skoda Citigo

Vw Up / Seat Mii / Skoda Citigo

Engine performance poor

In the case of the above-mentioned vehicles, there can be a reduction of engine performance. The error codes P0010/P0016/P0088/P0341 are often stored in the error memory. These refer to the variable valve control or to the crankshaft/camshaft position.

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High-beam assist

High-beam assist

Technical product information

The high beam optimally lights up the road in the dark. However, this light function is only used rarely so as not to dazzle oncoming road users or vehicles in front. Camera-based high-beam assistants solve this problem. 

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Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Hybrid system switches off

In the case of the above-mentioned vehicle, the hybrid system, during sudden acceleration, may switch off abruptly instead of switching to emergency mode. During excessive acceleration, there may be temporary slip in the input attenuation of the hybrid transmission.

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Brake joint venture Hella Pagid: HELLA invests in brakes

Marketing of brake products under the HELLA brand scheduled to start on October 1, 2024. 
HELLA plans to purchase TMD's 50 % share in the Hella Pagid joint venture. HELLA would therefore become the sole shareholder of what has been, up to now, a joint venture. Both companies have signed a letter of intent to this effect. Founded in 2013, the Hella Pagid joint venture sells brake components and accessories on the automotive aftermarket worldwide.

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VW | Seat | Skoda Various models

VW | Seat | Skoda Various models

Failure control bulb lights up sporadically

On the above-mentioned vehicles, the control lamp, which signals the failure of a bulb (light bulb) may suddenly light up. A visual inspection of the lighting equipment on the vehicle, however, does not reveal any defect.

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VW Transporter T6

VW Transporter T6

Engine in emergency mode

In the above-mentioned vehicles, it may be possible that the engine starts poorly or not at all. The engine control lamp and/or the preheater control lamp will light up in this process. An engine power loss can be observed at the same time. Fault codes P062B and 20EE may be stored in the fault memory.

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Function and assembly of the alternator freewheel clutch

Function and assembly of the alternator freewheel clutch

Technical product information

During an engine's combustion cycle, the rotary movement of the crankshaft is sped up and slowed down This rotational irregularity is transferred to the accessory drive as a result of the alternator's moment of inertia.

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