02/11/2020 Breather hoses: the importance of a timely replacement In June 2020, we introduced a new hose line. While such a launch always calls for celebration, every novelty obviously requires some adaptations on the part of the mechanics putting it to use. In this case, we have noted that damage to the breather hose often goes unnoticed during maintenance or installation. For this reason, we would like to walk you through the importance of these hoses, their function, and the warning signs that call for replacement in order to avoid a breakdown. More 15/10/2020 SBDS tensioner installation procedure: mind the last tensioner pointer setting More 11/09/2020 G-Force™ CVT belts: enhanced stock availability and range extension More 10/09/2020 VAG EA211 three- and four-cylinder engines with oval timing system pulleys More 26/08/2020 Kit Calculator: find out what’s to gain from using Gates kits More Read More News 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.