HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

Ford Ranger New light source does not work

Ford Ranger

New light source does not work

In the case of the above-mentioned vehicles, it may happen that a replaced, new light source does not work. We have already noticed on many vehicles that, after changing the light source, the ignition has to be switched off and on once so that the function can be restored.

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Volvo S60 Water ingress on vehicles with sunroof

Volvo S60

Water ingress on vehicles with sunroof

Vehicles with an adjustable or sliding sunroof are affected. When the sunroof is opened, water can penetrate into the vehicle interior.

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Programming and training tyre pressure sensors

Programming and training tyre pressure sensors

Technical product information

The HELLA universal tyre pressure monitoring sensor can be fitted on almost all original and accessory rims. If necessary, the sensors can also be replaced individually and combined with other original sensors.

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MCC Smart forfour Headlamps permanently light up

MCC Smart forfour

Headlamps permanently light up

If the headlamps on this vehicle are permanently on and / or it is not possible to switch between low and high beam, the cause could be a faulty multifunction switch.

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Citroën Relay Interior lamp is permanently on

Citroën Relay

Interior lamp is permanently on

If the above-mentioned defect is detected, this malfunction can be seen in connection with the contact pin of the sliding door. In addition, the door ajar warning lamp in the instrument panel may be activated.

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Renault Kangoo 1 - Central locking system fails to unlock

Renault Kangoo 1

Central locking system fails to unlock

If the above deficiency is observed in the this type of vehicle it may be caused by a faulty sensor in the tank filler neck or an incorrect tank cap.

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Opel Corsa-C - Engine is not running true

Opel Corsa-C

Engine is not running true

If a customer complains about the above problem, this could be caused by dirt in the dosing unit. There may also be complaints of difficulty starting or the engine stalling.

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Lambda sensor - Cause of failure, testing and troubleshooting

Lambda sensor

Technical product information

The lambda sensor determines the remaining oxygen content in the exhaust emission, and provides the engine control with an electric signal to control the air-fuel ratio.

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Citroen Berlingo - Failure of the low beam

Citroen Berlingo

Failure of the low beam

If a customer complains about the above problem, this could be caused by a frayed cable harness. Additionally there may be electrical failures/malfunctions.

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Mazda 3 (BL) - Noises coming from air-conditioning compressor

Mazda 3 (BL)

Noises coming from air-conditioning compressor

If "beeping" noises are heard coming from the engine compartment during operation of the air-conditioning system in the above-mentioned vehicle, the cause may be an inadequate attraction of the magnetic clutch of the air-conditioning compressor.

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Put on your best discs!

Is your workshop's philosophy definitely "We only put on the best discs for our customers"? Then with the HELLA Pagid brake disc range, we are the record supplier you can trust! Find the right brake discs for your customers' vehicles with more than 2,500 to choose from.

Accelerator Pedal Training

In this video, we will show you the technologies of the accelerator pedals, how they work and discuss the faults. In addition, we will show the diagnosis of the element? using mega macs and tell you what to look for.

Suzuki Alto

Suzuki Alto

Value displayed on coolant temperature gauge is too low

If these vehicles display an irregular coolant temperature value, the possibility of a bad ground connection to the thermostat housing bracket must be considered. To fix this problem, the ground cable (see figure) should be connected between the thermostat housing and the thermostat housing bracket.

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Signal lights in cars Technical product information

Signal lights in cars

Technical product information

Signal lights have an important safety function. They demonstrate deceleration and a change in direction of the vehicle, and make the vehicle more visible to other road users when it is dark or during poor visibility.

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VW Touareg

VW Touareg

Terminal 15 fails sporadically

The cause of failure for terminal 15 (switched plus) relates to a defective relay holder in the main fuse box in this case. If the main fuse box has already been replaced in the course of a manufacturer campaign, this is indicated by a sticker in the area of the spare wheel well and documented in the service handbook.

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HELLA and Faurecia become Team FORVIA!

Now what belongs together is growing together: HELLA and Faurecia become Team FORVIA! And that is something to be proud of: WE - stands for 150,000 employees who want to shape the future of mobility together. At the same time, this means: 150,000 times expert knowledge about the automotive aftermarket.

New workshop calendar: tuning professionals from the USA open their treasure chest

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BMW 1 series/3 series/4 series - Smell of fuel in the vehicle interior / passenger compartment

BMW 1 series/3 series/4 series

Smell of fuel in the vehicle interior / passenger compartment

In this repair case, the customer complains of an unpleasant odour (fuel smell) in the vehicle interior / passenger compartment.

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Seat Ateca - Noise in the area of the front doors

Seat Ateca

Noise in the area of the front doors

With this repair job, the customer complains about a rattling noise in the area of the front doors.

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Checking a high-pressure fuel pump

Checking a high-pressure fuel pump

Technical product information

Since the introduction of common rail systems in diesel engines, high-pressure fuel pumps have become an indispensable part of the fuel processing system. With the introduction of direct petrol injection, high-pressure pumps are also used in petrol engines.

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Checking a high-pressure fuel pump

Peugeot 206

Engine malfunction indicator light is on

If a customer complains about the above error, this could be caused by a defective plug contact on the air flow sensor. The customer may also complain that the engine goes into limp home mode and that it has no power.

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Opel Astra H: Replace thermostat

Opel Astra H

Replace thermostat

In the Opel Astra H, the coolant thermostat has been concealed below the intake manifold. 

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Nissan X-Trail

Nissan X-Trail

Reduced engine performance / rough engine running

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, a possible cause may be  malfunctioning on the throttle valve housing system.

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Renault Megane IV

Renault Megane IV

Vibrations and noises while car is being driven

With such a repair job, the customer complains that vibrations and noises, starting at the front axle, can be heard during driving of the vehicle.

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Starters with different numbers of teeth

Starters with different numbers of teeth

Technical product information

In everyday workshop life, it is quite likely that, during research for spare parts for a particular vehicle, starters are on offer in different versions with varying amounts of teeth.

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Land Rover Range Rover IV

Land Rover Range Rover IV

Moisture / water ingress in the area of the spare wheel well

In this repair case, the customer complains about moisture / a water leak in the area of the spare wheel recess. Troubleshooting: A closer look at the spare wheel well revealed that the factory-fitted drain plug was only inadequately preventing water from entering from outside.

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