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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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…

5 Early Signs of a Failing Transmission

By Spiro Morogiannis, Training Program Manager and BGU Instructor Just thinking about a car transmission going bad can cause your heart to beat a little faster. Most vehicle owners don’t understand the intricacies of how an automatic transmission works. However, everyone knows it’s important to your vehicle, and everyone knows it’s an expensive component to more…

7 Tips to get your Classic Car Ready for the Winter

By Tommy Garcia, BG Technical Sales Engineer There’s nothing I love more in the warm weather than hopping my classic ride, rolling the windows down, and going for a cruise. But once that cool weather sets in, I tuck away my classic car for the winter.  Storing your classic car in the cold weather can more…

What Are the Signs of a Blown Head Gasket?

By Thomas Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist You’ve likely heard the phrase “blown head gasket.” It sounds ominous. You might know a blown head gasket is an expensive and labor-intensive repair. It may even cause you to imagine dollar signs raining from the sky and piling up, but what exactly does a blown head gasket more…

Top 4 Questions about Brake Vibration

By Cody Lyons, Technical Service Manager A vibrating brake pedal is a common concern, and it’s never a good idea to ignore this issue. Your brakes are the most important safety feature on your vehicle and maintenance is needed to keep them operating properly.  I recommend taking your vehicle to a BG Shop to be more…

Can I use 134a instead of 1234yf?

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative As of January 1, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency mandated that all passenger cars and light-duty trucks coming off the assembly lines must utilize R-1234yf as their HVAC system refrigerant. The European Union forced this changeover on January 1 of the previous year.  However, many more…

BG Three-time Innovation Award Recipient!

Wichita, Kan — BG Products, Inc., has been selected for the Wichita Business Journal’s 2021 Innovation Awards. This award honors individuals, teams, and companies who have developed innovative approaches and solutions in the workplace.  Two of BG’s most recent innovations highlight our drive to improve productivity and efficiency. The BG MVP Coolant Exchanger allows technicians more…