Why do carbon deposits form in modern engines?

By Thomas Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist Carbon deposits are inevitable and many automotive professionals don’t take them seriously because they consider carbon to just be a part of engine operation. But when left untreated, carbon buildup can cost vehicle owners more at the pump, and lead to expensive and labor-intensive repairs. What are carbon more…

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What is Wrong With My Car A/C?

The 5 Most Common Automotive A/C Problems and Solutions By Cody Lyons, BG Technical Service Manager Most car owners are good about regular maintenance such as oil changes, brake pad replacement, and tire rotation. However, the A/C (or climate control system) is frequently overlooked. Neglecting this system can lead to a number of obnoxious noises, more…

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How Does a Torque Converter Work?

By Tom Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist To better understand the function of a torque converter, let’s first talk a little bit about automatic transmissions. An automatic transmission is like an automotive personal assistant; it does everything for the driver. With just a little pressure on two different pedals, a vehicle can either be cruising more…

How Often To Change Transmission Fluid?

By Paul Garcia, BG Proving Ground Manager The automatic transmission is one of your customer’s most expensive and hardest working systems. As the transmission fluid ages, it stops cleaning and protecting the moving parts. Your customers may notice hard shifting, slipping, or chattering when this occurs. A transmission service should be performed to flush out more…

BG Products Is Proud Sponsor of Bob Tasca III

WICHITA, Kan. – BG Products, Inc., and select BG Distributors are co-sponsoring ten races with Bob Tasca III’s 2022 Ford Mustang Funny Car through the NHRA season. The Ford Mustang will be wrapped in BG colors and emblazoned with the BG logo for three races (Las Vegas: April 1–3, Charlotte: April 29–May 1, and Topeka: more…

What is a Transmission Service?

In simple terms, the transmission harnesses the explosive power of the engine to spin and engage gears which then provide motion through the driveline to roll your vehicle down the road. With all of this work going on in your transmission, the transmission fluid has a very important job. What Happens to Transmission Fluid? Transmission more…

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New BG Machine MAXimizes Shop Efficiency

Introducing the new BG MAX Multi Application Exchanger! This machine will do everything the BG Driveline Service Center machine does—and more—in a simpler, easier-to-use design. “The MAX machine runs entirely off of shop air. There are no more electric motors, switches, breakers, and extension cords that need to be dragged around the shop,” said Cody more…

BG Products Wins Four “Excellence in Technology” Awards

In a live webcast on December 9, 2021, BG Products received four Excellence in Technology awards from Brandon Hall Group–a leading research and analysis firm that has empowered, recognized, and certified excellence in organizations around the world for more than 20 years.    “Our primary goal is to be a partner beyond products for our more…

Maximize Your Independent Shop’s Potential

By Spiro Morogiannis, BG Training Program Manager & BGU Instructor “Tekmetric is very beneficial! It allows us to create and access canned jobs at a click of a button and build repair orders in minutes. We have noticed a big difference with Tekmetric, that we have increased our BG fluid sales by 80%. I highly more…