Replaces

2008-2008 VW Eos Timing Belt and Component Kit 4 Piece Set for L4 2.0L Gates TCK334

This part replaces:

  • Gates TCK334

  • New

Gates (TCK334) Timing Belt & Component Kit

This Gates timing belt & component kit is just what you need to keep your vehicle in good running order.

Our timing belt sets come from a company that is committed to supplying components that are engineered and manufactured under strict quality control procedures. They are leaders in timing component quality which provides you with the highest quality parts available on the market.

Specifications:

  • Kit Includes:
    • (1) - Timing Belt
    • (1) - Tensioner
    • (2) - Idlers
  • Includes Installation Instructions
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Most car manufacturers recommend changing your timing belt between 50,000 and 70,000 miles (consult your owner's manual to see what your specific manufacturer suggests).

Note:
These parts are authentic Gates brand products that are supplied and packaged by Gates. Some of the components included in this kit may be sourced by Gates from other high quality suppliers such as Aisin, GMB, Koyo & other OEM suppliers. These parts are subjected to the very same testing and quality standards as all Gates products.

2 Year Warranty

This item is backed by a 2 Year Warranty. In the event this item should fail during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

Gates Limited Warranty

Purchase with Confidence. Gates is committed to quality!

Merchandise is warrantied to be free from defects in material or workmanship. The Gates Corporation will, at its option, replace or repair any merchandise proved defective in material or workmanship, or both, during the warranty period. This shall be the sole remedy for breach of warranty. All other warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, hereby are expressly disclaimed. liability for consequential, incidental, special, exemplary and indirect damages, including, but not limited to, lost profits, hereby are expressly excluded, regardless of whether they were reasonably foreseeable, or whether seller had knowledge that they could occur. Exclusion of Warranty The warranty shall be void to the extent that any of the following occurs: (a) improper installation of the Products into vehicles; or (b) improper usage by Purchaser ; or (c) induction of defect by other products; or (d) mishandling of the Products or other abuse; or (e) improper matching with other applications; or (f) collision, engine overheating or oil starvation, product contamination, including, but not limited to, with oil or antifreeze; or (g) the Products are used for racing or competition; or (h) any use not recommended in writing by Gates.

  1. Removing the Belly Pan and Bumper Cover (0:51)
    • Remove the three T30 Torx screws from the top of the bumper
    • Loosen the two T30 Torx screws on the sides of the bumper
    • Remove the quarter turn flat blade fasteners at the bottom of the bumper
    • Remove the quarter-turn plastic fasteners from the bottom of the bumper with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw from the front of each wheel well
    • Remove the T25 screws inside the wheel wells
    • Support the belly pan
    • Pull the inner fenders away from the bumper
    • Remove the two T25 screws behind each inner fender
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts inside each wheel well
    • Pull the belly pan down and off
    • Disconnect the sides of the bumper
    • Pull the bumper off
    • Disconnect the wiring harness from the bumper
  2. Positioning the Front Lock Carrier (3:37)
    • Remove the two Phillips head screws that hold the air duct into the front lock
    • Remove the air duct
    • Release the horn wiring connectors using a right angle pick
    • Remove the bolts from the impact brace with a 10mm triple square bit and a ratchet
    • Pull the rebar off the front of the car
    • Remove the 13mm bolt from each impact brace
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from each impact brace
    • Remove the three T30 Torx bits from each side of the front lock carrier
    • Pull the weatherstripping off the front lock
    • Pull the front lock carrier forward
    • Insert a Phillips head screw on each side of the carrier to hold it in place
    • This is the Audi service position
    • Disconnect the lock wiring harnesses
    • Twist the cap off the coolant tank
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Open the coolant drain by hand
    • Allow the coolant to drain
    • Disconnect the upper radiator hose from the radiator
    • Lift the hood latch cable out of its retainer
    • Remove the placeholding screws from the bumper
    • Hold the bumper in place with bungee cords
    • Disconnect the headlight wiring harness
    • Lift the front lock off of the bushing and allow it to hang
  3. Removing the Serpentine Belt (7:25)
    • Make note of the serpentine belt routing
    • Loosen the serpentine belt tensioner with a 17mm wrench
    • Pull the serpentine belt off the pulleys
  4. Accessing the Timing Cover (7:46)
    • Remove the three 13mm bolts form the serpentine belt tensioner
    • Pull off the serpentine belt tensioner
    • Loosen the radiator hose clamp with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Disconnect the radiator hose
  5. Removing the Timing Covers (8:20)
    • Remove the two T30 Torx screws at the top of the upper timing cover
    • Pull off the upper timing cover
    • Hold the crank pulley with a 19mm 12-point socket and a breaker bar
    • Loosen the six 10mm triple square bolts from the crank pulley
    • Turn the crank pulley clockwise to line up the dead center marks
    • Remove the crank pulley bolts
    • Pull off the crank pulley
    • Remove the seven T30 bolts from the lower timing cover
    • Remove the lower timing cover
  6. Removing the Timing Belt (9:34)
    • Mark one tooth of the crankshaft gear with a paint marker
    • Mark where that tooth lines up with, with the marker
    • Note the timing belt routing before removing the belt
    • Note the direction of rotation if you are going to reuse the belt
    • Loosen the 13 millimeter nut on the timing tensioner pulley
    • Carefully, pull the belt off without moving the crank or cam gears
  7. Removing the Water Pump (10:52)
    • Remove the 13mm nut from the timing tensioner
    • Pull off the timing tensioner
    • Note which idler pulley is which
    • Remove the top idler pulley with a 13mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the bottom idler pulley with a 12mm socket and ratchet
    • Remove the three 10 millimeter bolts holding your water pump to the engine block
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Pull off the water pump
  8. Installing the Water Pump (12:09)
    • Make sure the water pump mounting hole is clean
    • Insert the water pump O-ring
    • Install your new o-ring onto the new water pump
    • Insert the water pump into the motor
    • Insert the 10mm bolts into the water pump
    • Tighten the 10mm bolts to 11 foot-pounds of torque
  9. Installing the Timing Belt (13:08)
    • Install the lower idler pulley with a 12 millimeter socket
    • Tighten the 12mm bolt to 26 foot-pounds
    • Reinstall your upper idler pulley with the 13 millimeter socket
    • Torque the 13mm bolt to 18 foot-pounds
    • Put the timing belt tensioner into place
    • Start the nut onto the tensioner
    • Clean the timing belt mounting area with brake cleaner
    • Allow the brake cleaner to dry
    • Loop the timing belt around the crank gear
    • Bring it around the lower idler pulley
    • Bring it around the belt tensioner
    • Loop the timing belt around the cam gear
    • Bring under the upper idler pulley
    • Bring it over the water pump gear
    • Make sure the timing marks are still lined up
    • Insert an 8mm Allen wrench into the tensioner
    • Turn the tensioner until the notch lines up with the tab on its ring
    • Tighten he tensioner belt to 18 foot-pounds
    • Rotate the engine by hand
    • Make sure the timing marks line up every two rotations of the crank
  10. Installing the Timing Covers (16:58)
    • Put the lower timing cover into place
    • Insert the seven T30 bolts into the lower timing cover
    • Line up the crank pulley hole with the crank gear stud
    • Start the 10mm 12-point bolts into the crank pulley
    • Check that the timing marks are still lined up
    • Hold the crank pulley with a 19mm socket and breaker bar
    • Tighten the 10mm 12-point bolts to 17 foot-pounds in a cross pattern
    • Put the upper timing cover into place using the locating tabs
    • Insert the two T30 screws into the upper timing cover
  11. Installing the Serpentine Belt (18:34)
    • Reconnect the radiator hose
    • Tighten the radiator hose clamp with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Fill out the timing mileage sticker
    • Stick the sticker to the upper timing cover
    • Put the serpentine belt tensioner into place
    • Insert the three 13mm bolts into the tensioner
    • Tighten the 13mm bolts to 30 foot-pounds
    • Loop the serpentine belt around the crank pulley
    • Bring it under the tensioner
    • Loop it around the A/C compressor
    • Bring it around the water pump
    • Bring it around the water power steering pulley
    • Use a 17mm wrench to turn the tensioner
    • Pull the belt over the alternator pulley
    • Check that the belt is routed correctly
  12. Repositioning the Front Lock (19:54)
    • Put the engine cover into place
    • Lift the front lock onto the rubber bushing
    • Connect the headlight harnesses
    • Remove the bungee cords
    • Slide the front lock into the Audi service position
    • Insert a screw into each side of the bumper
    • Connect the upper radiator hose to the radiator
    • Hook the hood latch cable into place
    • Reconnect the lock wiring harnesses
    • Remove the screws from the front lock
    • Push the front lock into its original position
    • Insert one screw into each side of the front lock
  13. Installing the Impact Braces (21:33)
    • Insert the impact braces into place
    • The passenger side impact brace has a tow hook point in near the threads
    • Fasten the 10mm nut onto the impact brace
    • Insert the 13mm bolt into the impact brace
    • Torque the 13mm bolts to 37 foot-pounds
    • Mount the front rebar
    • Insert the 10mm triple square bolts into the rebar, starting with the passenger side
    • Torque the bolts to 19 foot-pounds
  14. Installing the Bumper and Belly Pan (22:53)
    • Connect the horn wiring harnesses on either side
    • Insert the T30 screws that hold the bumper to the front lock
    • Insert the remaining bolts at the top of the front lock
    • Reconnect the fog light wiring harness
    • Lift the bumper cover up into place
    • Install the three T30 bolts into the top of the bumper cover
    • Install the two 10mm bolts inside the wheel well
    • Insert the two T25 screws that hold the bumper to the inner fender
    • Push the inner fender into place
    • Reinstall the inner fender fasteners
    • Slide the belly pan into place
    • Insert the fasteners into the belly pan
    • Insert the screws into the top of the bumper
    • Insert the air duct into place
    • Insert the two Phillips screws to the air duct
    • Press the weatherstrip into place
  15. Refilling the Coolant (26:33)
    • Make sure the radiator drain is closed
    • Insert a funnel into the reservoir
    • Fill the reservoir with G-12 Volkswagen or Audi approved coolant
    • Run the vehicle with the cap off
    • Let the air bubbles out of the tank
    • Fill the tank as it empties until there are no more bubbles
    • Once the heat/air has stabilized, remove the funnel and reinstall the cap
    • Turn the vehicle off

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 8mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Pick
  • Drain Pan

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Bungee Chord
  • Marker / Writing Utensil

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 11mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • M10 12 Point Bit
  • M10 Triple Square Bit
  • 10mm Triple Square Driver

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Bit
  • T25 Torx Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 17mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(27:58 min)

Tools List:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 8mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Pick
  • Drain Pan

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Bungee Chord
  • Marker / Writing Utensil

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 11mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • M10 12 Point Bit
  • M10 Triple Square Bit
  • 10mm Triple Square Driver

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Bit
  • T25 Torx Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 17mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • Gates TCK334

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