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July 24, 2023

High Intensity Discharge Lighting Technology

The basic principles of operation of High Intensity Discharge headlights, otherwise known as HID headlights, dates back over 300 years.

Today, HID technology is a prominent form of lighting in the automotive industry. Its superior light output, increase in safety for the driver, ability for diverse design options, long service life and generally trouble free operation makes it a viable headlight option for vehicle manufactures.

In the latest addition to our training course on Vehicle Lighting Technology, you will gain the knowledge of how HID technology works and how to diagnose the system if there is a fault.

The topics covered in this training module include:

  • System components of HID headlight systems
  • Operation principles of HID bulbs
  • Advantages and disadvantages of this lighting technology
  • How to safely and effectively diagnose faults in HID systems

This module will be the latest addition to our growing library of over 350 technical training videos, covering the following key areas:

Electrical   |   Engine   |   Chassis   |   Drivetrain   |   Driver Assist

HVAC   |   Diagnostics   |   Servicing   |   Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

Eligible subscribers can jump into this new module using the Training button in their Autodata account from July 5. Happy training!

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