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Continental solves tricky tensioner pulley issue

January 4, 2023 • News, Technical Articles, Timing Belt • Views: 100

Different versions of the tensioner pulley in the timing belt kits CT1139K2, CT1139K3PRO, CT1139WP2, CT1139WP6 and CT1139WP8PRO, used in various 1.2-2.0L TDI EA189 common-rail engines from Audi/Seat/Skoda/VW. Problem: The supplied V56349 tensioner pulley looks different from the pulley fitted in the vehicle. It seems that it cannot be tightened in the way described in the …

Timing belt failure investigated by Gates

August 25, 2020 • News, Timing Belt • Views: 1338

Gates has investigated the cause of premature timing belt failure in the Synchronous Belt Drive System (SBDS) for number of Ford, Peugeot and Citroen models with 1.6L petrol and PSA diesel engines.

Volvo D5 timing belt kit installation

January 22, 2020 • News, Timing Belt • Views: 2448

The 2.0 and 2.4-litre diesel D5 engines used over time by Volvo in almost every variant in the manufacturer’s range, but notably in the popular XC60 and XC90 siblings, features a timing belt driven water pump.

Conti to expand timing belt and water pump range

March 28, 2019 • News, Timing Belt • Views: 1041

The debate continues: Should you also replace the water pump when changing the timing belt or not? For Continental, it’s a no-brainer: Always replace the water pump at the same time as changing the timing belt! Why? Changing a timing belt is a very time-consuming repair. It would therefore be irresponsible towards the customer not …