Videos

At Gates we want to provide excellent service and that includes giving you information you need about our available products and their usage. View our videos on ‘Maintenance & repair’, ‘Installation’ and ‘Products’ below.


MAINTENANCE & REPAIR

Best accessory belt drive system (ABDS) maintenance practice

When you replace the belt, replace the metals too. Watch why.



Multi-Ribbed Belt and Pulley Diagnostics

Prevent engine damage by checking the multi-ribbed belts regularly with this simple to use tool.



Best synchronous belt drive system (SBDS) maintenance practice

Gates provides an installation video for the replacement of the timing belt drive on an Audi A6 (C5) 2.4 - V6 (AML) engine. When you replace the belt, replace the metals, water pump and thermostat too. Watch why.



Flush the system to prevent failure

Watch and learn how the Power Clean Flush Tool prevents cooling system parts to fail.




INSTALLATION

Gates T43219 tensioner installation

The Gates T43219 tensioner (VAG 1.2, 1.6 & 2.0 diesel) does not have a retaining lug and is rotated counter clockwise instead of clockwise upon installation. Watch this video for detailed installation instructions.



SFT001 installation

Elastic belts require different installation techniques than traditional auxiliary belts with tensioners. Only with the right tool you can be sure the elastic belt will not be damaged when mounted. Follow this video for detailed installation instructions.
Stretch Fit® 001 (SFT 001): BMW, Chrysler, Citroën, Fiat, Ford, Iveco, Mazda, Mercedes, Peugeot, Volvo



SFT002 installation

Elastic belts require different installation techniques than traditional auxiliary belts with tensioners. Only with the right tool you can be sure the elastic belt will not be damaged when mounted. Follow this video for detailed installation instructions.
Stretch Fit® 002 (SFT 002): Ford, Mazda, Volvo




PRODUCTS

Micro-V® - The OE standard in multi-ribbed belts

The Gates Micro-V® range stands for OE technology and includes 4 different belt types – Micro-V®, Stretch Fit®, Stop&Start and Unique Fit – to ensure it provides the optimum solution for each specific application. Find out more.



Watch our Micro-V kit motiongraphic

Discover why Gates Micro-V kits are the sensible choice for accessory belt drive replacements.



What are OAPs and how do they fail?

Learn more about the features of Overrunning Alternator Pulleys along with how to inspect and replace them.