How To: Properly Install and Break in CVT Belts

Learn the proper way to install and break in continuously variable transmission (CVT) belts! This is a recommended best practice when installing a new belt. Visit for more details.

Published on January 8, 2018
Gates Corporation
For the past century Gates has been powering progress as one of the world's leading parts manufacturers in the automotive industry, working with virtually every Original Equipment Manufacturer worldwide to design products for new vehicles as they are being developed. These strong relationships together with Gates commitment to continuous innovation enable us to offer a complete line of OE quality products for the Aftermarket. From Timing Belts to Micro-V Belts, Tensioners and Hose, for both import and domestic vehicles, install with confidence, install Gates.