HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

Peugeot 307 - Left parking light / tail light and licence plate light fail

Peugeot 307

Left parking light / tail light and licence plate light fail

In the above vehicles, the wiring harness may be damaged in the area between the bumper and the bumper bracket. In addition, the F22 fuse in the fuse box / relay plate of the instrument panel may have blown.

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Autonomous driving: When will the vision of the future become a reality?

Autonomous driving

When will the vision of the future become a reality?

It was always a bit like science fiction when automotive experts and large sections of the automotive industry envisioned, not all that long ago, what the future of individual mobility would look like in the not-too-distant future.

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Nissan Pathfinder - Frozen Evaporator

Nissan Pathfinder

Frozen Evaporator

On the vehicles listed above, it is possible that the evaporator may freeze after long periods of driving, and the air outflow speed from the interior nozzles may be reduced.

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Audi A1/A1 Sportback - Interrupted radio reception

Audi A1 / A1 Sportback

Interrupted radio reception

With this kind of repair work, the customer complains that radio reception is interrupted when the rear-window heater is switched on.

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This is how important intelligent thermal management is in electric cars

This is how important intelligent thermal management is in electric cars

Thermal management systems in e-cars are generally more complex than those in conventional vehicles. After all, pure electric cars, or battery electric vehicles (BEV), have a number of components that are particularly sensitive to hot and cold. And it’s also common knowledge that it’s a bit tricky to heat and cool the vehicle interior.

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Opel Zafira B - Signal horn does not function

Opel Zafira B

Signal horn does not function

The above vehicles can experience signal horn failure due to a fault in the steering column´s electronic module in the above-mentioned vehicles.

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Alfa Romeo - Condensation forming on the front fog lamp

Alfa Romeo

Condensation forming on the front fog lamp

If complaints are made about the above issue, this does not necessarily point to any error. If the covering pane is covered by condensation, the area where light is emitted should dry within 20 minutes of driving with the low beams turned on.

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Jeep Commander - Recirculation air flap malfunction

Jeep Commander

Recirculation air flap malfunction

With the above vehicles the function indicator of the AC button (Figure) may suddenly start flashing at higher speeds.

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Questions about LED headlamps: What you always wanted to know

Questions about LED headlamps

What you always wanted to know

Not so long ago, we were busy at home replacing our old light bulbs with modern lamps that use LED technology. Why? Because one advantage of LED is that it is much more energy efficient.

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Seat Ibiza, Cordoba - Electrical folding exterior mirrors with malfunctions

Seat Ibiza, Cordoba

Electrical folding exterior mirrors with malfunctions

Some of the above-mentioned vehicles that feature electrical folding exterior mirrors may experience incorrectly functioning exterior mirrors.

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VW Tiguan - Light failure while driving

VW Tiguan

Light failure while driving

The above vehicles may suddenly experience a partial or total failure of their lighting equipment while driving.

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Mazda 3 - Failure of the front windshield wiper motor

Mazda 3

Failure of the front windshield wiper motor

If a malfunction of the front windshield wiper motor is complained at in these vehicles, one possible cause may be corrosion at the earth connection of the front windshield wiper motor.

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Saab 9-3

Loss of coolant

In the case of the above-mentioned vehicles, problems can arise because of loss of coolant. The cause of this can either be a defective coolant expansion tank or damaged engine coolant hoses on the coolant expansion tank.

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Three symptoms indicating a defective starter

Three symptoms indicating a defective starter:

Tips for troubleshooting starters and alternators

Since an internal combustion engine cannot start by itself, a functioning starter is essential for a roadworthy vehicle. Below, we’d also like to give you some helpful tips for troubleshooting starters and alternators.

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Peugeot 206 - Engine malfunction indicator light is on

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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Citroen Evasion/ Synergie - Engine diagnostic lamp is lit

Citroen Evasion/ Synergie

Engine diagnostic lamp is lit

If the engine diagnostic lamp signals that the engine is losing power, this may be caused by the brake-light switch being wrongly positioned or incorrectly attached.

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UPGRADE TO LED

Replacing the Luminator or Rallye 3003 halogen headlamp insert.

Could your high beam headlamps use an upgrade?
In just a few steps, the Luminator Halogen or Rallye 3003 Halogen (⌀ 222 mm) is transformed into a full-LED high beam headlamp.

Renault Kangoo 1 - Central locking system fails to unlock

Renault Kangoo

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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Mercedes-Benz W210 - Illumination of the ESP control lamp

Mercedes-Benz W210

Illumination of the ESP control lamp

If there are complaints about the above mentioned fault, the problem may be caused by a faulty or incorrect brake lamp switch (brake pedal position switch).

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Opel Antara - Radio display sporadically fails

Opel Antara

Radio display sporadically fails

A faulty alternator controller may cause sporadic failures of the radio display in the above vehicles. Furthermore, the engine may enter the emergency mode.

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Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Useful information and important tips

On this page, those interested in technology will find a whole host of details relating to the respective system variants, practical tips for changing tires, and important information to be taken into account during tire fitting.

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Ford Focus - Illumination of the malfunction indicator lamp

Ford Focus

Illumination of the malfunction indicator lamp

If a customer complains about the above error, this could be caused by a defective throttle potentiometer and/or a corroded connecting plug.

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BMW Mini - Lighting up of the engine warning light

BMW Mini

Lighting up of the engine warning light

If the coolant temperature gauge fluctuates and/or the engine warning light comes on in the above-mentioned vehicles, a possible cause could be the presence of air locks in the cooling system or in the coolant circulation system.

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Skoda Octavia - Vehicle not starting up

Skoda Octavia

Vehicle not starting up

If this deficiency is detected in connection with the above error codes, it may be caused by a short-circuit in an injection valve.

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Light is emotion, Light is HELLA

Light is emotion, Light is HELLA

What is light to you? What emotions does it make you feel? For us, light is much more than just lighting products. Light is creativity. Passion. Progress. Light gives us a safety and security. All this flows into the development of our products. Expertise that you can see and feel. Experience HELLA lighting competence in the video and see for yourself: Light is HELLA.

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Jaguar S-Type - Ticking Sounds From Instrument Panel Area

Jaguar S-Type

Ticking Sounds From Instrument Panel Area

In the vehicles listed above, ticking noises can arise from the instrument panel or the instrument cluster area. The potential cause for this is one or more actuator motors of the heating/air-conditioning system.

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VW New Beetle - Poor engine starting performance

VW New Beetle

Poor engine starting performance

Poor engine starting performance, excessive engine knocking at idle, engine runs in emergency mode. If the above problem is raised, it could have several causes. Implausible values may cause the symptoms described.

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Not all light is the same

For more ease in everyday workshop activities. See more in our new video for lighting

We don't know how you feel, but the thought of innovative and reliable vehicle-specific lighting triggers this amazing all-round feeling of lightness in many a workshop…

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Kia Cee-d - Airbag malfunction indicator light is lit

Kia Cee'd

Airbag malfunction indicator light is lit

If a customer complains about the above error, this could be caused by a defective plug connection. The following fault codes, among others, may be stored.

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BMW 5 Series - SRS - warning light lights up

BMW 5 Series

SRS - warning light lights up

Ingress of water into the interior of the above vehicles can cause the SRS warning light to light up. Ingress of water through the noise insulator of the front and rear doors generally drenches the carpet in the interior of the vehicle.

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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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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

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New products

NEW PRODUCTS

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