HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

TWO-PIECE BRAKE DISCS IN CARS

Here, you will find precious know-how and useful tips surrounding the topic of two-piece brake discs in cars

Ever since the disc brake system was introduced to cars, the brake disc has been a significant structural component in automotive manufacturing. Together with the brake pad, the brake disc forms a friction pairing subject to wear and, consequently, it has to withstand extreme load conditions.

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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. The temperature sensor is situated to the left (in direction of travel) below the cowl screen.

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NEW ON THE MARKET

Brake calipers without core charge processing

The brake caliper portfolio from brake specialists Hella Pagid have been proven in use and established on the market for a long time. The product range is now being expanded by 112 new brake calipers for the independent aftermarket. The special feature: The new products are handled completely without core charge processing.

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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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ART OF SIGHT

HELLA teaches vehicles “to see”

Our latest generation of radar sensors will play a key role in automated driving scenarios in the future. Radar sensors capture the environment of vehicles and thus act as sensory organs independently of weather and lighting conditions.

ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL - ADJUSTING ACC SENSOR

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and the calibration of ACC radar sensors

The increasing use of modern driver assistance systems continually changes the challenges faced by independent workshops.

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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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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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EASY ANSWERS TO CUSTOMER QUESTIONS

Behr Hella Service - Your Expert for Thermal Management

This brochure will help you become an expert on thermal management so you can answer any important questions your customers may ask about this topic – both quickly and expertly!

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PEUGEOT 407

Pollen filter clogged; Reduced air flow into the interior of the vehicle

If, on the above mentioned vehicles there are complaints about a degradation in the function of the heater blower motor or air-conditioning blower motor and a reduced air flow is also apparent in the vehicle interior, the pollen filter is a possible cause of the problem.

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Maintenance Hints and Tips Overrunning alternator pulley

Testing and diagnostics

The overrunning alternator pulley, also known as the alternator freewheel clutch, must be checked regularly to ensure that the unit drive is functioning correctly and to prevent damage.

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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 E-CLASS

Front Passenger Airbag is Disabled; Message on instrument cluster

If the problem described above is determined, the cause could be an assembly fault with the seat-occupant detection (weight sensing system).

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REFRIGERANT & OIL FILLING QUANTITIES

Which filling quantities for which vehicle?

The right quantity for every vehicle! BEHR HELLA SERVICE has updated the standard reference for you with the latest information for all popular passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

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BEHR HELLA SERVICE PREMIUM LINE

Explained in a quick and easy way

In our PREMIUM LINE video, you'll find out about all the advantages of the range and its simple product identification.

OPEL INSIGNIA

Driver Information Center shows "Code 55" or check "DPF"

"Code 55" or check "DPF" appears in the Driver Information Center. At the same time, noises originate from the exhaust gas system and the engine has rough running properties.

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HONDA CR-V

Failure of dipped headlight

The dipped headlight can fail on the vehicle named above. The cause can be a defect in the connection between the light switch and the cable plug.

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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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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.