The Gates Corporation Announces Release of 137 New Automotive Aftermarket Parts

Dec 09, 2014

The Gates Corporation Announces Release of 137 New Automotive Aftermarket Parts To Maximize Coverage

The automotive aftermarket manufacturer expands its product line with many new parts such as:  a zero memory, Hybrid Polymer Air Hose, 28 Integrated Housing Thermostats, OE-exact Heater Hose Assemblies, and Turbocharger Hose Kits for Ford Super Duty Vans. 

DENVER, Colo. - The Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial automotive, and heavy-duty aftermarket products, today announces it has expanded its extensive Original Equipment (OE) quality automotive products line with 137 new part numbers. Gates has greatly expanded coverage across several product categories by introducing new, innovative products and offering better solution parts and kits by listening to technician feedback and market research. 

Highlights of the product release include the Hybrid Polymer Air Hose, a lay-flat, effortless air hose.  This zero memory hose won’t kink or curl and it maintains extreme flexibility even in extreme cold. 

In addition, this release includes 28 new Integrated Housing Thermostats covering over 20 million vehicles in operation (VIO).  These bolt-on solutions include all components (thermostat insert, seal and housing) needed to complete the job in one easy step.

OE-exact Heater Hose Assemblies are now available that fit correctly and are available at significant savings compared to OE dealers. Manufactured with heavy-gauge steel tubing, tough welds and OE-exact hose material, these assemblies have everything needed for a complete repair. 

For technicians looking to save time and effort in repairing E350 & E450 Super Duty Vans, Gates now offers Turbocharger Hose Kits.  These all-in-one kits provide hose and T-bolt clamps which prevent oil permeation, are heat resistant and provide better sealing. 

The new Micro-V® Pulley Strap Tool allows technicians to easily remove stubborn drive pulleys.  This unique and patented strap wrench is simple to use and provides the utmost grasping control when removing SAE v-ribbed belt driven pulleys. 

Another important addition in this release is the PolarSeal® I Couplings with O-Ring featuring a new, pre-installed O-ring that will save technicians time and hassle in completing repairs. The O-ring comes pre-installed and pre-lubricated ensuring a faster and easier installation.

Lastly, Gates has added 55 OE-exact Emissions and Ventilation Hoses covering over 27 million vehicles in operation.  These high-quality direct fit replacement hoses are an exact fit for easy installation while restoring the emission system to proper operation and performance. 

For more detailed information about new and existing Gates automotive aftermarket products, please visit

For more information about The Gates Corporation, please contact Scott Howat at 303-744-4654.

About The Gates Corporation

The Gates Corporation is a global, diversified industrial company that provides advanced power transmission and fluid transfer solutions by engineering products and services that reduce the total cost of ownership for a wide variety of applications. Our products and services serve customers in five key end market segments: Energy/Exploration/Extraction, Infrastructure & Agriculture, Transportation, Automotive, and Process & Specialty.

As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries. If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it. Gates. Powering Progress.


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