New BG Rev-It tool revs the engine automatically

WICHITA, Kan. – Introducing the new BG Rev-It™ Automated Throttle Actuator! When we launched the BG Platinum™ Fuel System Service, we knew the cleaning capabilities would be groundbreaking. And, extraordinary cleaning power requires valuable technician time. Now, we want to make the service procedure even better.  “Without engine revving, there’s a risk of hydro-locking the engine. more…

What causes the coolant light to come on (even in cold weather)?

By Thomas Probus, Automotive Research Specialist Read time: 3.5 minutes Answer: It depends on the color of the cooling system light and the kind of vehicle you’re driving. We’ve just made it through the holiday season. And all of those Christmas lights reminded me of the multi-colored lights that can show up on your dash. more…

Do hybrid cars need oil changes?

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 3 minutes Yes, hybrids need oil changes. If you own a hybrid but have never had the oil changed, please heed this advice: hybrid vehicles, while incredibly fuel-efficient, are not low maintenance vehicles. (Low maintenance vehicles don’t really exist by the way. But, instead of more…

5 tips to prepare your car for holiday travel

By Tommy Garcia, BG Proving Ground–Shop Foreman Read time: 4 minutes The holiday season is filled with family, good food (tamales for me and mine!) and road trips. Oftentimes, we forget the importance of checking our vehicles before hitting the road.  The last thing you need is to worry about vehicle repairs halfway between here more…

Top 10 ways to build a business relationship

By Dale Smith, BG Field Trainer and BGU Instructor Read time: 4.5 minutes I have been fascinated with cars and airplanes and learning how they work from a young age. This interest led to building engines and, eventually, to building strong working relationships centered on maintenance and repair.  When working with shops and dealerships, the more…

Vehicle engine oil: The basics

By Michael Belluomo, BG Technical Service Manager Read time: 2 minutes Confused about the basics of engine oil? You’re not alone. If you’ve ever asked questions like: “What oil does my car take?”, “What does 5W-30 mean?” and “What is oil viscosity?” then this article is for you. Here’s (basically) everything you need to know more…

BG honored with 2019 Innovation Award

WICHITA, Kan – BG Products, Inc., was recognized November 14 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita during the Wichita Business Journal’s 2019 Innovation Awards. The awards honor individuals, teams, and companies who have developed innovative approaches and solutions in the workplace. Alongside 28 well-esteemed local entities, BG was privileged to be publicly recognized as a leading more…

ASTM International gives credibility to BG products

by Todd Leinen, BG Product Technical Support Representative Read time: 2.5 minutes Most companies have bold commercials or bottles with labels that claim all sorts of performance capabilities for automotive lubricants or fuel additives. BG does. So what exactly is it that sets us apart from other “additive companies”?  It’s our commitment to quality. Sure, more…

Announcing: BG Diesel Dynamic Engine Restoration Service

WICHITA, Kan. – The latest news-breaking BG service has taken the world by storm and social media by force. Search #BGDynamic on social media and you will find before and after results of gasoline engines that look night and day.  The BG Dynamic Engine Restoration Service is the best way to take a sludged up more…