What BG Products Can Be Used in My Boat?

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative The arrival of summertime heat means that many folks will be heading to the lake with their watercraft for some fun in the sun. Whether we’re talking about fishing, skiing, tubing, or just zooming around on a jet ski, preventive maintenance is a must. Don’t turn what 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…

5 Common Causes of Engine Overheating

There are many factors beyond external temperature that can contribute to the risk of your car overheating. Most of these are preventable if you know what to look for. Before you hit the road for a summer road trip, give your car a complete checkup. Here are five of the most common causes of overheating.

221,797 Miles Traveled with the Help of BG MOA®

By Mary Augustine, BG Customer Retention Manager Read time: 5 mins William Hagge, of Princeton, Iowa, drives a 2015 Ford F150 which has had 54 BG MOA Engine Services done over the course of 221,797 miles! Mr. Hagge has his truck serviced at a Ford dealership in nearby Davenport. We recently interviewed Mr. Hagge to more…

Top 5 Googled Questions About Brakes

Summer is driving season. It’s a time for family road trips, driving back roads with the windows down, or even getting out the date-night convertible. Unfortunately, this extra driving combined with hot summer days can take a toll on your brakes. Especially if you’ve neglected your vehicle’s brake system. Many people take their brakes for more…

Has the Pandemic kept your car parked?

By Tom Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist  When Coronavirus restrictions were announced, many people reduced driving to essential errands and abandoned their work commute. This inactivity didn’t do your car any favors, especially if you put off regular maintenance.  Cars need regular driving and maintenance to stay in peak condition. Here are 7 things to more…

10 driving tips to stay safe on the road

Driving is the primary form of transportation for most Americans. We rely on our cars to commute to work, school, church, and run errands. In 2020, there were more than 231,652,000 licensed drivers in the United States. With so many people on the road, it is more important than ever for drivers to be aware more…

TECH TALK: How to keep your car cool in the summer

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen discusses keeping your car cool for the summer. Watch the video, or read the transcript below! Hey guys, I am Jon Hansen, and welcome to Tech Talk. As summer approaches, so does hot weather. There’s a lot of things you can do to keep your car cool more…

5 tips to prepare your vehicle for the outdoor towing season

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 2.5 minutes It’s been a long cold winter, but with the arrival of warm spring weather, my mind starts thinking about outdoor fun. This means pulling trailers. Whether it’s the camper, my boat, or a trailer loaded down with ATVs, towing a trailer is taxing more…