HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

BMW i3

Failure of the central electrics

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be fuses that have not been installed correctly/in compliance with requirements.

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Audi TT

Returning side direction indicator to good working order

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have a defect in the additional side direction indicator or in the bulb holder, this must be repaired as follows.

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Range Rover IV / Sport

Trailer towing device cannot be released to swivel out/in

If the above problem is identified, one possible cause may be a defective electronic control unit for the electrically-powered swivel tow bar.

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Service work on the charging system

This section provides useful information and valuable tips surrounding all aspects of service work on the charging system, using a Volvo V60 equipped with Eco Start-Stop DRIVe as an example.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Sporadic malfunction of instrument panel lighting

If this problem is detected in the above-mentioned vehicle, a possible cause may be damage to the wiring harness of the ambient light/rain sensor.

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Skoda Fabia II

Functional failure; side direction indicator

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have a malfunctioning side direction indicator, this may be caused by a defective connection cable.

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Volvo V60

Service connection of the air conditioning system

If the low-pressure service connection of the air-conditioning system in the engine compartment is not immediately visible on the above-mentioned vehicle, it can be found located below the water tank cover.

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Audi TT

Condensation in the headlamp

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have an extreme amount of condensation forming in the headlamps, the cause might be water entering through the ventilation hose.

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VW Touareg

Tyre pressure indicator lamp lights up

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, one possible cause may be an incorrect/defective tyre pressure sensor.

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Fiat Panda

Low beam not functioning

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, it may be caused by a poor contact between the connection socket and the fuse box.

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Mazda 3

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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Testing an electric vacuum pump

Valuable tips on all aspects of electric vacuum pumps

Because the brake system is one of the most important systems in every vehicle, it is imperative to ensure that a constant and effective brake force is present at all times.

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Alfa Romeo 159

Poor cooling performance; Continuous activation and deactivation of the compressor

If the fault mentioned above occurs on this vehicle model, the problem may be related to a defect on the filter drier for the air conditioning system

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Toyota Prius +

Reduced drive power

The complaint has been made that the warning lights in the instrument cluster light up and emergency operation mode is activated when the above vehicles are in motion

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VW Sharan

Engine warning light illuminates

There has been a complaint of a drop in performance during the acceleration phase in the above vehicles. The engine warning light (malfunction indicator light, MIL) illuminates and the following error codes may also be stored.

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Changing the air conditioning compressor

Troubleshooting & instructions

This page explains how the air conditioning compressor works and why it could fail. You will also find out how to diagnose faults and key points to note when replacing the air conditioning compressor in order to avoid consequential damage.

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Renault Clio

Low beam not functioning

If the low beam has failed in the above-mentioned vehicles, this may be associated with defective positioning of the low beam relay in the plug base.

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Refrigerant and oil filling quantities

Which filling quantities apply to which vehicles?

Our latest manual for refrigerant and oil filling quantities provides the answer for the most common vehicle types.

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Audi A3

Inaccurate fuel gauge

In most cases, the problem mentioned above only occurs when the tank is full.
The cause in such a case is inadequate sealing of the gas tank sensor because of a faulty seal.

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Volvo XC90

Condensation in vehicle interior

In the vehicles listed above, there is a chance of water getting into the interior. Over longer periods of time, this may also lead to malfunctions in the electrical systems.

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Mazda 3/6 series

Engine not running smoothly

There have been complaints of unexpected engine stalling in the aforementioned vehicles. This may be due to a software error in the engine control unit.

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Vauxhall Corsa D

Flashing coolant control lamp

The coolant temperature warning light may suddenly flash on the vehicles listed above. Code P00B7 (engine coolant flow insufficient) is stored in the error memory.

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Honda Legend - Scratching and knocking noises in the area of the windshield

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.

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Nissan X-Trail - Leak from the fuel level sensor

Nissan X-Trail

Leak from the fuel level sensor

In most cases, the problem mentioned above only occurs when the tank is full.
The cause in such a case is inadequate sealing of the gas tank sensor because of a faulty seal.

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BMW 4 Series Coupe - Driver's door cannot be opened from outside, external door handle not functioning

BMW 4 Series Coupe

Driver's door cannot be opened from outside, external door handle not functioning

If the problem described above is identified, one possible cause may be a malfunctioning of the unlocking mechanism in the driver's door.

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BMW  i3 (I01) - Interrupted radio reception

BMW i3 (I01)

Interrupted radio reception

When such a repair is required, the customer complains that the radio reception fails completely or that it is interrupted.

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