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  • New products
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HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

THE NEW MEGA MACS 77 IS AVAILABLE NOW

The fastest ever diagnostics from Hella Gutmann

Now we have sped up the real-time repair concept even further and with the mega macs 77 we can offer an improved diagnostic process. For the workshop this means the fastest and most complete diagnostic and repair support ever provided by Hella Gutmann Solutions.

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NEW BLUE.CARE FILTER RANGE

Five times the protection for health and safety

Multiple studies have shown that the air quality inside the car has a significant influence on driver safety. When air is thick with pollutants, the driver’s concentration can suffer, resulting in higher risk of accidents.

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Jeep Compass - Daytime running light dims on the wrong side

Jeep Compass

Daytime running light dims on the wrong side

When the direction indicator is activated on the vehicles mentioned above, customers have complained that the daytime running light dims or switches off on the opposite side.

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Opel Zafira B - Steering angle sensor cannot be calibrated

Opel Zafira B

Steering angle sensor cannot be calibrated

If the steering angle sensor cannot be calibrated with the diagnostics device in the above vehicle, the following procedure may be successful. 

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Intake manifold pressure sensor

Intake manifold pressure sensor

With integrated intake air temperature sensor

The intake manifold pressure sensor measures the intake manifold vacuum that exists in the intake manifold after the throttle. The measured values of the intake manifold pressure sensor and the intake air temperature sensor are required to calculate the intake air mass.

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Overview of driver assistance systems

Useful information on driver assistance systems - in glossary format

The following overview, appearing in alphabetical order, lists the most common driver assistance systems including short descriptions for each one.

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Peugeot 307 HDI

Poor acceleration performance; Noise in the vicinity of the splash wall

If the vehicle listed above demonstrates poor acceleration performance in conjunction with flapping noises in the vicinity of the splash wall, this may be caused by a defective intake manifold.

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BMW 3 series; Z4; X3

Engine control light is on; Vehicle starts up poorly

If one or more of the above-mentioned defects are reported for these vehicle models in conjunction with various error codes regarding the adjustable camshaft (VANOS), this may be due to a sticking or stiff magnetic valve of the VANOS system.

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Actuators

Checking, replacing and training

A step-by-step explanation on the diagnosis of a faulty actuator including instructions on how to replace it and also how to train the new actuator. In the video we show you all the individual steps right up to the final functional test.

TOP NEW PRODUCTS

Compiled for you – the Top New Product List

Compiled for you – the Top New Product List. Every month we provide you with the Top list of newly available products. Here you'll find a concise summary of all the important information.

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30 NEW PRODUCTS

Find out about all the new products of the month

4x Indicator; 5x Signal System, emergency vehicle; and many more...

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ALFA ROMEO MITO

Condensation forming on the front fog lamp

If complaints are made about the above issue, this does not necessarily point to any error.

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ABS sensor

Here you will find useful information and important tips relating to the ABS sensor and wheel speed sensor in vehicles

Among other things, this page explains the differences between active and passive wheel speed sensors as well as their functional principle.

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EGR radiators

Diagnosis information regarding faulty EGR radiators

If the coolant is leaking, the cause could be a defective EGR radiator. This video explains and demonstrates how the functioning of the EGR radiator can be checked.

MINI R50/52/53

Loss of coolant

When coolant loss occurs in the above vehicles, a defective coolant hose in the area of the alternator might be the cause.

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IGNITION COILS

Basic information and important tips relating to ignition coils in vehicles

On this page you can find out how ignition coils work and which designs are used in the latest generation of vehicles, for example. You will also find a wealth of practical tips for diagnostics and checks on ignition coils.

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VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 4

Air-conditioning system not working

Should the air-conditioning system and/or compressor not function properly in the above vehicles, a defect/fault in the area of the outside temperature sensor might be the cause.

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VOLVO V70

Loss of power / Whistling noises / Engine warning light illuminates

Should a loss of power occur in the above vehicles, an insufficiently fastened hose on the intercooler might be the cause.

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MINI R50/52/53

Intermittent failure of air-conditioning system

The air-conditioning / heater system control units may occasionally fail in the above vehicles. Inadequate ground connection can be the possible cause here.

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RELAYS AND RELAY DEVICES

Products and applications

Relays have been used to remotely control circuits for over 180 years. The technology has proven its reliability millions of times and is today still the first choice for many applications, such as in automotive engineering.

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RENAULT MEGANE 2

Defective pressure sensor

In above vehicles, a defective pressure sensor can lead to operating issues. The respective voltage supplies of pressure sensor (image) in air-conditioning system and accelerator pedal sensor are connected.

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STRONG PRICE INCREASE FOR REFRIGERANT R134A

Significant implications for workshops and drivers

EU Regulation 517/2014, effective since January 1 , 2015, was the trigger for price increases of several 100% currently taking place for refrigerants with high GWP value (Global Warming Potential).

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NISSAN X-TRAIL

Interior blower not working

Should the interior blower fail partially or completely in above vehicle, a defective electric blower controller might be the cause.

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RAIN SENSOR & HEADLIGHT SENSOR

Useful knowledge and handy tips relating to the rain sensor - light sensor in vehicles

The rain sensor is a driver assistance system which takes the strain off the driver by automatically activating the windshield wiper system when it rains and thereby significantly improving in-vehicle safety and comfort.

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MERCEDES-BENZ B-CLASS

Vehicle lighting malfunction

Here you will find useful knowledge and important tips regarding the topic of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and/or automatic ACC distance control as well as the calibration of ACC radar sensors.

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VOLKSWAGEN EOS

Interior lighting activates while driving

Here you will find useful knowledge and important tips regarding the topic of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and/or automatic ACC distance control as well as the calibration of ACC radar sensors.

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ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

Adjusting ACC sensor

Here you will find useful knowledge and important tips regarding the topic of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and/or automatic ACC distance control as well as the calibration of ACC radar sensors.

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VOLVO S40/S50

Temperature control of air-conditioning system

In the above vehicles, corrosion on a connector and/or a damaged wiring harness can adversely affect the control of the air-conditioning system.

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THE WORKSHOP'S FRIEND

HELLA is the workshop's friend, making day-to-day business faster, more profitable and future-proof. 

Specific vehicle repair information

REPAIR INFORMATION

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

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HELLA online training

HELLA ONLINE TRAINING

Take advantage of the HELLA online training to refresh and expand your knowledge. Learn about the HELLA core competency areas at your own pace.

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Campaigns and special offers

CAMPAIGNS AND SPECIAL OFFERS

Here you will find an overview of the current campaigns and special offers from HELLA.

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Online product catalogue

ONLINE PRODUCT CATALOGUE

Quick, clear and efficient – Find the right HELLA Product!

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New products

NEW PRODUCTS

Here you can find all information about new products, product ranges and extensions from HELLA. 

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