HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

Ford Edge

Ford Edge

Functional failure of the front headlamps

The complaint has been made that the front headlamps in the above vehicles experience a functional failure during operation. The cause of this problem in this case is faulty software for the headlamp module.

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 Audi A3

Audi A3

Inaccurate fuel gage

The complaint has been made that the above vehicles have an inaccurate fuel quantity indicator (deviation from the actual quantity in the tank on the instrument cluster display).

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 GOLF 6 REAR COMBINATION LAMP ENCODING

GOLF 6 REAR COMBINATION LAMP ENCODING

The exterior lighting on a vehicle offers a wealth of opportunities for customising the vehicle. Retrofitting LED rear combination lamps is a very popular modification. However, on modern vehicles it isn't enough to simply replace the lamps.

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 Opel Ampera

Opel Ampera

Battery charging cable deformed

A faulty battery charging cable on the above vehicles may result in overheating and deformation up to the point of melting the charging cable.

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 Fiat Idea / Lancia Musa

Fiat Idea / Lancia Musa

Hazard warning signal switches on without being activated

If the above-mentioned vehicles are found to have a problem with the hazard warning signal switching itself on without first being activated, the cause may be a defective hazard warning switch.

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 Mazda 3 / 6 / CX5 Air-conditioning system not performing

Mazda 3 / 6 / CX5

Air-conditioning system not performing

The air-conditioning system of the vehicles mentioned above may experience a loss in performance. Sometimes there is no refrigerant left in the system.

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Kia Sorento I (JC)  Formation of odour in vehicle interior

Kia Sorento I (JC)

Formation of odour in vehicle interior

In the case of the above-mentioned vehicles, odours may form in the vehicle interior. In such cases, special attention should be paid to the cabin filter or filter housing.

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Our glossary for electromobility: We explain important terms

Our glossary for electromobility: We explain important terms

Passion for clean mobility! Electromobility is on everyone's lips – and increasingly also on the road. We at HELLA are contributing towards this: we offer customised electronics for mild hybrids to pure electric vehicles that accompany renowned manufacturers on the road to the future.

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BMW 5 Series /7 Series Stop light permanently illuminate

BMW 5 Series /7 Series

Stop light permanently illuminated

If the problem described above is determined, the cause could be a faulty ball head on the brake pedal

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Mercedes Vaneo Radio-controlled central locking system unlocks itself

Mercedes Vaneo

Radio-controlled central locking system unlocks itself

If the above fault is complained of in these vehicles, and if the passenger compartment lighting also fails to switch off while driving, there may be a contact problem in one of the sliding doors.

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Technical product The Diesel Particulate Filter System

Technical product information

The Diesel Particulate Filter System

In order to maintain the prescribed emission limit values, a diesel particulate filter that is also known as DPF is used in vehicles with diesel engines.

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Land Rover Freelander 2

Defective Contact Switch (Hood)

The warning notification "Hood open" is displayed on the instrument panel of the vehicles listed above.
Additionally, an acoustic signal may sound when locking the vehicle, and the alarm control system may also be heard.

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Honda Legend

Scratching and knocking noises in the area of the windshield

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be the windshield wiper system and/or the wiper blades. In such a case a faulty wiper arm (on the driver's side) is responsible for the noise generation.

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Coolant pumps

Technical product information

This sensor is used to monitor the oil level by continuously measuring the engine oil level in the static and dynamic ranges. The sensor is designed for vertical installation from below in the bottom of the oil pan. Inside the housing there are the level sensor, temperature sensor, and sensor electronics.

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Peugeot 307 CC

Rear light failure

If a customer complains about the above problem, this could be caused by a defective licence-plate light. No error code is recorded. 

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Seat Mii

Radiator fan permanently in operation

If the radiator fan in the vehicles mentioned above does not switch off, this may be due to a software error or a faulty ECU.

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Ultrasonic oil level sensor

This sensor is used to monitor the oil level by continuously measuring the engine oil level in the static and dynamic ranges. The sensor is designed for vertical installation from below in the bottom of the oil pan. Inside the housing there are the level sensor, temperature sensor, and sensor electronics.

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Volvo V60

Replacement of direction indicator bulbs

If the above-mentioned problems are identified, one possible cause may be a damaged wiring harness in the engine compartment. 

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Specific vehicle repair information

REPAIR INFORMATION

Vehicle-specific diagnostic and repair information relating to a variety of fault symptoms.

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