TECH TALK: What to do if my car overheats

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about engine overheating. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys, it’s Jon Hansen, and we are back with another Tech Talk. Today we will be discussing one of the reasons vehicles get towed to shops the most… overheating. The biggest cause of overheating more…

What’s the difference among fuel types?

By Tom Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist With all the different selections at the pump, how am I supposed to know what fuel to put in my car?  With all the advertising, how do I know which one to choose?  What about the advice from my friends and family who know everything about cars? Why more…

On Break with Belluomo: ATC Plus®

In this episode, Michael Belluomo discusses ATC Plus®. Watch the video or read the transcript below. Hey! Welcome, friends, and thank you for sharing another moment with Michael and some of my favorite BG products.  Today I am going to bring you BG ATC Plus®. It’s a transmission conditioner, one of my favorite products in more…

TECH TALK: How to Jump-Start Your Car

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about jump-starting your car. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys. I’m Jon Hansen back with another Tech Talk.  Today we are going to be discussing how to jump-start a car.  As the weather becomes colder, it becomes more common to wake up more…

How to avoid cracking your windshield on an icy morning

By Tom Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist There are many ways to remove ice, and despite what my friends did as teenagers, pouring hot water on your windshield is not one of them. As the temps drop, I’m using my defrost more. Sometimes, on especially cold days, it takes FOREVER for the ice to melt. more…

For Automotive Service Technicians: Important and simple diesel maintenance

by Tim Allbritten, BG Business Development Director Why do we ignore diesel maintenance? Presently, there are about 25.7M diesel vehicles on the road in North America (source: Experian). And, it’s widely accepted that most diesels aren’t properly maintained. Can you believe that?! In total, diesel vehicles have an estimated worth of $1.35T. That’s right… that’s more…

Everything you need to know about brake fluid

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative I field a lot of questions from service technicians about brake fluid selection and compatibility.  It’s understandable considering the variety of brake fluid types available on the market today.  Brake fluids are broken down into several categories and this leads to uncertainty and confusion. So, which one more…

Is customer loyalty even bigger in Texas?

By Mary Augustine, BG Customer Retention Manager Read time: 5 mins Customer loyalty looks different to everyone. For one of our loyal BG customers in Houston, Texas, it’s big. Courtesy Claims recently came across a loyal BG customer by the name of Basilio Lakas, who had his first BG Engine Service on his 2012 Dodge more…

Servicing automotive a/c systems: The difference between R-134a and R-1234yf

by Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 5 minutes I get a lot of questions about automotive air conditioning products. It’s understandable, considering how rapidly refrigerant technology has changed over the years. It’s also a relief, because it’s crucial that these products are used correctly. Modern automotive air conditioning systems can be more…

Why is my car’s steering so loud?

by Jon Hansen, Central Kansas Territory Manager, Kansas BG Read time: 2 minutes Nobody, and I mean nobody, likes it when their car squeals. It’s scary. It’s embarrassing. And, it means your car might need to go to the doctor. If you’re hearing a whining noise when you turn your steering wheel you most likely more…