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…

BG Proving Ground: Committed to proving BG excellence

Read time: 1.5 minutes The BG Technology and Training Center is home to the BG Proving Ground, a facility dedicated to hands-on automotive research, development, testing, and training. The new, larger facility has allowed the BG Proving Ground team to grow and expand, and continue to push the envelope for automotive excellence. Here’s what this 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…

BG goes heavy duty for diesels

WICHITA, Kan. – BG has developed a product to target deposits typically seen in High Pressure Common Rail (HPCR) fuel systems: BG Heavy Duty Fuel System Performance Restoration. HPCR fuel system problems HPCR fuel systems see increased Diesel Injector Deposits due to the design of the engine. With small fuel injector ports and high pressures 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’s Danielle Wallace named among city’s Emerging Leaders

WICHITA, Kan – BG Products, Inc., is proud to announce Danielle Wallace, BG Content Strategy Manager, as a 2019 Wichita Business Journal Emerging Leader.  Danielle leads all content marketing for BG and has worked to develop a multi-platform digital and print strategy to push the company’s marketing initiatives to new limits.  Thanks to her efforts, more…