BG to showcase new automatic engine revving tool at the 2020 NADA Show

WICHITA, Kan – BG Products, Inc., will be at the 2020 NADA Show, booth #2683C, launching its brand new, one-of-a-kind BG Rev-It™ that revs the engine automatically during induction services.  “Without engine revving, there’s a risk of hydro-locking the engine. Improper revving is a leading cause of error with induction services,” said Jay Erwin, Director more…

Kansas Chamber selects BG for 2020 Ad Astra Award for business and civic excellence

WICHITA, Kan – Tuesday evening, the Kansas Chamber honored BG Products, Inc., with the 2020 Ad Astra Award. The award identifies Kansas businesses for their unique contributions to the economic health and welfare of the state.  “The storied trust, recognition, and influence BG Products has in the automotive industry reflects the company and its leaders’ more…

BG Aerosol Carbon Eliminator: The one-step contaminant remover for GDI engines

WICHITA, Kan. – BG recently released a streamlined, user-friendly product that still packs a big punch. Of course, this tiny but mighty can doesn’t offer the same carbon-busting power that an induction service offers. However, it does remove common contaminants that we see over and over again in gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines. BG Aerosol more…

TECH TALK: Your car battery doesn’t like cold weather

By Tommy Garcia, BG Technical Sales Engineer Read time: 1 minute One of the most overlooked items when it comes to winter car care is your battery. It’s common to check things like oil, coolant, and wipers. And yes, those things are important, but they’re not going to leave you stranded like your battery will.  more…

New BG Rev-It® tool revs the engine automatically

WICHITA, Kan. – Introducing the new BG Rev-It® Automated Throttle Actuator! When we launched the BG Platinum® Fuel System Service, we knew the cleaning capabilities would be groundbreaking. And, extraordinary cleaning power requires valuable technician time. Now, we want to make the service procedure even better.  “Without engine revving, there’s a risk of hydro-locking the engine. more…

What causes the coolant light to come on (even in cold weather)?

By Thomas Probus, Automotive Research Specialist Read time: 3.5 minutes Answer: It depends on the color of the cooling system light and the kind of vehicle you’re driving. We’ve just made it through the holiday season. And all of those Christmas lights reminded me of the multi-colored lights that can show up on your dash. more…

Do hybrid cars need oil changes?

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 3 minutes Yes, hybrids need oil changes. If you own a hybrid but have never had the oil changed, please heed this advice: hybrid vehicles, while incredibly fuel-efficient, are not low maintenance vehicles. (Low maintenance vehicles don’t really exist by the way. But, instead of more…

5 tips to prepare your car for holiday travel

By Tommy Garcia, BG Proving Ground–Shop Foreman Read time: 4 minutes The holiday season is filled with family, good food (tamales for me and mine!) and road trips. Oftentimes, we forget the importance of checking our vehicles before hitting the road.  The last thing you need is to worry about vehicle repairs halfway between here more…

BG Proving Ground: Committed to proving BG excellence

Read time: 1.5 minutes The BG Technology and Training Center is home to the BG Proving Ground, a facility dedicated to hands-on automotive research, development, testing, and training. The new, larger facility has allowed the BG Proving Ground team to grow and expand, and continue to push the envelope for automotive excellence. Here’s what this more…