It’s all about the fluids!

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 vehicle’s fluid more…

Is it soot or ash? And why you should care.

If you walk into any diesel maintenance facility today the hot topic revolves around diesel soot. Whether it’s in the intake or exhaust, combustion chamber or turbocharger, soot is wreaking havoc on vehicles and industrial equipment. Fleets are seeing increased maintenance costs and extended equipment downtime. Combine that with technician overtime, road calls and tow more…

What’s so cool about a new refrigerant?

R-12. R-134a. R-1234yf. To the average person, refrigerant designations don’t really mean much. It’s the answer to the question, “What type of refrigerant does your owner’s manual require?” However, to environmental legislative giants MAC Directive (EU), CAFE (US) and others in Japan and South Korea, these refrigerant designations represent a significant difference in global warming more…

Climate Control
Lab Q&A: BG Fuel Injection & Combustion Chamber Cleaner, PN 201

Question: Why can’t I just pour BG Fuel Injection & Combustion Chamber Cleaner, PN 201, in the gas tank? Answer: BG Fuel Injection and Combustion Chamber Cleaner is formulated to be introduced, at full strength, into the engine via the fuel line. There are two main reasons why it cannot to be added to the more…

GDI Solved!

For those interested in a short overview of the gasoline direct injection engine, you can find its history documented nicely in Wikipedia about as fast as you can type “GDI engine.” Wikipedia’s bullet points include the fact that this engine technology has been around since the turn of the century but was not perfected until more…

“Thank you BG! Keep up the good work.”

I own a 2012 Skoda Fabia. It has only 40,000 km on the mileage, but recently, I’ve noticed a worrying ticking noise from the valves when starting a cold engine. As part of the usual service interval, I poured one can of BG EPR®, drove it around for 15 minutes, drained the old oil, replaced more…

“I’m amazed by the results!”

I had a rep from BG come to the Toyota dealership where I work. When he approached me and asked to do a test on my car which is a 2011 Scion TC with 93,000 miles, I figured it wouldn’t hurt because most cleaners and additives normally don’t do much. They ran the cleaner through more…

BG CF5®: “Actually works”

Mr. Speedy recommended BG CF5® for our 2005 Chevy Uplander that was really running rough after a long period of non-use and was getting worse. I put one can in a full tank and drove only 12 miles round trip. There was at least a 95 percent improvement in engine firing. This is the only more…

BG In-Force: “I can’t believe how well it works”

An auto mechanic friend of mine gave me a can of In-Force to try out in my garage. After using In-Force for the last couple of months, I can’t believe how well it works. This product goes way beyond all of my expectations. I’m SOLD!

BG In-Force
Avoid GDI performance loss with new BG GDI Fuel/Air Induction Service

WICHITA, Kan.–April 4, 2016–Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engines are prone to early carbon buildup. Vehicle owners will notice a drop in power and performance, sometimes before the first oil change. BG introduces the new BG GDI Fuel/Air Induction Service which will remove carbon from the entire GDI fuel system in under an hour. GDI engines more…