Case Studies in Germany Examining the Effect of Recent Service Work on Vehicle Fires 2009-01-0009
Further developments in automotive engineering and design contribute to vehicle safety. The increasing complexity of the systems complicates repair work. Faulty repairs can not only lead to malfunctions of the vehicle or components but also to vehicle fires. This paper presents some example cases of fire investigations directed at determining targeting to find out, whether the repair caused the fire or if other causes led to the ignition.