28/03/2019 The importance of respecting the water pump change interval Every car has its own timing belt change interval. The exact number of kilometers after which an overhaul is required varies between 40,000 and 240,000 kilometers, depending on the engine type and/or the belt construction. Yet changing the belt does not suffice: we recommend replacing the water pump whenever you fit belt kits. This way of working is not only more efficient; it also prevents costly comebacks. Read on to discover the details about why replacing all parts of the accessory drive system (including the water pump) is crucial. More 09/01/2019 A closer look at turbocharger hoses and their possible failures More 22/11/2018 Understanding modular coolant hose failure More 30/08/2018 Timing belt change on a VAG 1.0 3-cylinder petrol engine More 06/07/2018 The unique characteristics of electric water pumps and the main causes of their failure More Read More News New products for fleets and heavy duty vehicles Heavy-duty engines increasingly depend upon the reliability of the ABDS to run trouble-free. Do not risk premature engine and other core component failures by ignoring the accessory belt drive system. Read more about how Gates can help to keep your vehicles on the road. More Discover the advantages of being a Gates TechPartner Gates TechPartners enjoy an extended warranty period of two more years. But that is not all. Our garage partners receive enhanced technical support, in depth training and lots more benefits. Discover the full programme here. More A higher level of tech support with Gates! To help increase workshop efficiency and reduce the number of expensive warranty claims, we provide installers with better system and product know-how.