The truth about fuel additives and “snake oil”

by Michael Belluomo Technical Service Manager 30 years of experience in fuel and lube technologies Fuel additive. What exactly is that and what does it mean? Well if you are like most of us at BG, anything labeled fuel additive should at least clean fuel injectors, remove engine deposits, and maybe lubricate the upper cylinders more…

Synthetic engine oil. What’s the big deal?

by Clinton J. Meyer Technical Service Representative ACS Certified in Chemistry and Biochemistry The word synthetic has morphed into one of today’s trending adjectives often used to describe a quality aspect of a material or product. Along with “nano,” “hybrid,” and more, “synthetic” sound scientific and intriguing but what does it really mean? The debate more…

What should I do to prepare my car for winter?

Dear Michael – my friend and automotive expert, I have some car care questions for you. But so you get the full picture, I’ll paint you a picture. To prove that Monday can always get worse, I wound up trapped in the drive-thru at a coffee shop on what was, up to that point, the more…

girl repairing car winter road
Is the BG Performance Oil Change Service worth the money?

If you heard our radio ad on SiriusXM, you could be wondering: “What’s so special about a BG Performance Oil Change?” “What does ‘performance’ mean?” “Is it worth it to spend the extra money for an BG oil change with performance attributes?” There’s nothing special about most oil changes. We are obliged to take our more…

Lifetime BG Protection Plan®: The true low cost of ownership

by Casey Greseth BG Field Trainer January 2016 I’ve heard a lot about “low cost of ownership” lately. Honestly, it sounds like a great deal! In fact, I would like everything I purchase to have low cost of ownership: my car, my house, my dog. But if I don’t invest any money into maintaining my more…

Diesel customers are forever with BG Forever Diesel®

by Casey Greseth BG Field Trainer January 2016 Diesel owners are the perfect service customers. They want to spend money to maintain their vehicles. How crazy is that? In a time when sealed transmissions are a thing, die-hard diesel dudes are adamant about regular maintenance. They rely on their diesels for impressive power and durability. more…

Discover a Fountain of Youth for your car!

BG products and services are like a “Fountain of Youth” for your car! Worse for the wear Just as people need to have their systems checked and maintained as they grow older, so do cars. During the regular use of your vehicle, the fluids that protect critical components wear out, causing unneeded corrosion and damage. more…

10 Most Wanted Car Killers

Beware of these 10 Most Wanted Car Killers, the corrosive agents of your car’s destruction from within. They tend to be stealthy killers, often escaping the notice of even the most careful car owners. Thankfully there’s a way to protect your car with BG products and services. Get to know your car’s 10 worst enemies. more…

It’s all about the fluids!

May 2006 You can’t expect what you don’t inspect! Fluid maintenance has proven itself as the key to long vehicle life. In the same way, your doctor won’t discuss any malady without first checking your blood pressure and taking fluid samples, neither does an automotive professional. If you know the condition and history of a more…