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…

Improve shop productivity with the NEW BG MVP Coolant Machine

WICHITA, Kan. — BG’s new vacuum-coolant machine is designed with the future in mind. The BG MVP (Multi-Vehicle Platform) Coolant Exchanger allows a technician to move seamlessly between reservoirs and complete a cooling system service in less time with less effort.  “It’s universal, convenient, and simple. It’s everything a technician needs in a cooling system more…

BG Products partners with Tekmetric independent shop management system

WICHITA, Kan.– BG Products has selected Tekmetric as its dedicated auto repair shop management software, which specializes in independent shop operations. Tekmetric offers digital vehicle inspections, estimates, repair orders, customer texting, inventory, job progress, customer communication, invoices, and more.  Tekmetric will help BG shops: Improve BG product recommendations Integrate “BG canned jobs” in estimates and 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…