HELLA TECH WORLD NEWS

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Everyday workshop life during the coronavirus pandemic

Everyday workshop life during the coronavirus pandemic

In an interview: how a car workshop completely adapted to the pandemic, and developed and implemented hygiene guidelines.

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Toyota Prius - Overload in the hybrid control electronics

Toyota Prius

Overload in the hybrid control electronics

On the above vehicles, the emergency program may be activated following heavy acceleration.

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Alfa Romeo 159 Power steering makes noises

Alfa Romeo 159

Power steering makes noises

If a customer complains about the above error, this could be caused by air that has entered the steering system. The noises are produced by cavitation and occur during the cold start phase in particular.

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Turbocharger actuator

All important information in just one video

Get useful knowledge and valuable tips on the subject of turbocharger actuators.
Simply and understandably prepared for you in a video.

Mercedes-Benz CLK - Operating noise from the air conditioning compressor pulley

Mercedes-Benz CLK

Operating noise from the air conditioning compressor pulley

If there are complaints for these vehicles that noise is coming from the area of the air conditioning compressor, a possible cause is the air conditioning compressor pulley.

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VW CC - Noises during steering movement

VW CC

Noises during steering movement

With this kind of repair job, the customer complains of a grinding noise in the steering column area when the steering wheel is moved/turned.

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The world’s first electric Porsche

The world’s first electric Porsche

Retro meets electro

The tuning specialist Bisi Ezerioha has taken the legendary Porsche 935 – and fitted it with a 637 HP electric engine!

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Volvo different models - Parking brake slips

Volvo - different models

Parking brake slips

In the vehicles listed above, the electronic parking brake may release without being operated after the engine is started and the vehicle is put in gear.

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BMW Series: 1, 5, 7 - Complete discharge of the battery

BMW Series: 1, 5, 7

Complete discharge of the battery

If a full discharge of the battery after long periods of disuse is determined in the vehicles listed above, the cause may be a defect in the fuel filter heater.

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Electronic boost pressure control Turbocharger actuator testing

Electronic boost pressure control

Turbocharger actuator testing

Useful information and valuable tips on all aspects of electromechanical control settings for adjustable turbochargers.

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Ford Mondeo Front headlamp goes out

Ford Mondeo

Front headlamp goes out

On the vehicles mentioned above, customers have complained that the front headlamps fail while driving.

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Mercedes C-Class Compressor does not switch on

Mercedes C-Class

Compressor does not switch on

If the air conditioning compressor in the vehicles mentioned above does not switch on and/or the radiator fans are running at full power, this may be due to a faulty SAM module.

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Opel Antara Air-conditioning system is not functioning

Opel Antara

Air-conditioning system is not functioning

In the above vehicles, incorrect service programming or incorrect coding could cause the air-conditioning compressor to no longer be activated.

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Audi TT Vibrations and noises

Audi TT

Vibrations and noises

In the vehicles listed above, operating the air conditioning system may result in vibrations and noises.

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Audi A6 Matrix LED Headlights

Audi A6 Matrix LED Headlights

Useful knowledge and valuable tips

LED headlamps or the control units have to process a multitude of data from different in-vehicle sources in order to calculate and realise the individual light functions. Here you will find important information to consider when replacing the headlamp and components.

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TECHNICAL VIDEO

Rear radar calibration for Lane Change assist

Rear radar calibration for Lane Change assist is important when you have changed the HELLA radar head after a collision for example. Watch this video on how to do this job accurately and correctly avoiding the pitfalls.

BMW 1 series: E87 - The footwell module (FRM) blocks the power supply to the exterior lights

BMW 1 series

The footwell module (FRM) blocks the power supply to the exterior lights

In the aforementioned vehicles, one of the tasks of the footwell module (FRM) is to monitor the exterior lights.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK - Operating noise from the air conditioning compressor pulley

Mercedes-Benz CLK

Operating noise from the air conditioning compressor pulley

If there are complaints for these vehicles that noise is coming from the area of the air conditioning compressor, a possible cause is the air conditioning compressor pulley.

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Tire trends of tomorrow

Tire trends of tomorrow:

without air, but definitely with intelligence

What will the tires of tomorrow look like? Tire trends of the future are quite revolutionary. Here we present our top 3.

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Renault All models - Alternator control lamp illuminates

Renault All models

Alternator control lamp illuminates

If the symptoms mentioned above occur on these vehicle models, the problem may also be related to a faulty alternator pulley.

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Peugeot 407 - Pollen filter clogged

Peugeot 407

Pollen filter clogged

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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Volvo S40 - Stop light not functioning

Volvo S40

Stop light not functioning

If the above-mentioned vehicle is found to have a functional failure of the stop light to the left/right, this may be caused by a defect in the central electronic control unit/module.

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Seat Ibiza - Atypical steering behavior

Seat Ibiza

Atypical steering behavior

If the problem described above is determined, the cause could be an insufficiently secured steering column.

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Fiat 500 - Condensation in the footwell

Fiat 500

Condensation in the footwell

It is possible that condensation occurs in the driver/passenger footwell of the above-mentioned vehicles.

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Nissan X-Trail - Power steering failure

Nissan X-Trail

Power steering failure

If the above-mentioned problem is detected, a possible cause may be a faulty control unit of the power steering system.

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Range Rover Sport V8 Noise - (creaking/squeaking) in the area of the dashboard

Range Rover Sport V8

Noise (creaking/squeaking) in the area of the dashboard

If there are noises in the Range Rover Sport (see above for model series), such as creaking and squeaking, in the area of the dashboard, the precise cause is difficult to determine; it is probably caused by dirt build-up between the driving shafts of the recirculation flap.

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Subaru Outback - Sudden fast idle speed

Subaru Outback

Sudden fast idle speed

If a sudden fast idle speed is determined in the vehicles listed above, the cause may be a fault in the cruise control system’s servomotor.

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Head-up display, autopilot and more - that's what the car of the future really needs

Head-up display, autopilot and more - that's what the car of the future really needs

These are our top 5 features for your car! But what are the really revolutionary and important technologies that every one of you should have in your car? Here's the definitive answer: the following 5 features.

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Audi A4/A5/A6/A7/Q5/Q7/TT Loss of power in heating/air-conditioning systems

Audi A4/A5/A6/A7/Q5/Q7/TT

Loss of power in heating/air-conditioning systems

Due to defective coolant control valves (heating, transmission), coolant can leak and enter the connectors and wiring. This results in electric defects and corrosion. Other defects will frequently occur throughout:

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Opel Meriva - Interior temperature regulation

Opel Meriva

Interior temperature regulation

On the above mentioned vehicle it may occur that it is no longer possible to regulate the interior temperature.

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Volkswagen Polo - Heating/air conditioning temperature control

Volkswagen Polo

Heating/air conditioning temperature control

If there are problems with the temperature control of the heating or air conditioning in the above vehicles, a faulty evaporator temperature sensor may be responsible.

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Honda CR-V - Failure of dipped headlight

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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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.