BG PXT®: An evolution in transmission service

Back in 1997, BG introduced the first fully functional transmission fluid exchange system, the BG PF5. Sixteen years and nine models later, the BG PF5 is a rugged workhorse and has the ability to remove up to 90 percent of used fluid in a short period of time. With the BG PF5 cutting transmission service time more…

The Ethanol Problem

Ethanol creates hard deposits If a gas station is switched from conventional gasoline to E10, much of the sediment, oxidation residue and other contaminants in the storage tanks and lines can be dissolved or suspended in the new fuel. Contaminants can cause premature filter plugging and injector fouling. In addition to lost mpg and power, more…

BG Products, Inc., introduces vehicle protection for used cars

WICHITA, Kan.– May 23, 2013 – BG Products, Inc., a leader in automotive maintenance, now offers more value to build into used cars at the dealership. BG Pre-owned Vehicle Protection covers up to $1,500 on five major systems in used vehicles for 4,000 miles/6,400 km/4 months. When a consumer buys a used car, she has more…

BG Pre-owned Vehicle Protection
BG Products, Inc., protects engines from harmful effects of ethanol

WICHITA, Kan.– February 19, 2013 – BG Products, Inc., introduces BG Ethanol Fuel System Defender® Service, a protective service to add at your next oil change. E15 (that is 15 percent ethanol blended with 85 percent gasoline) is the latest ethanol gasoline mixture to be approved by the EPA. Unfortunately, this concentration of ethanol is more…

BG Ethanol Fuel System Drier
BG Products, Inc., introduces Performance Exchange® for Transmissions

WICHITA, Kan.– January 21, 2013 – BG Products introduces the BG PXT® Performance Exchange® for Transmissions! Coming in February, the BG PXT® will perform transmission exchanges quicker and more effectively than most, with less costly downtime. Carefully designed features of the BG PXT® are what separate this automated transmission machine from its competition. BG PXT® features: more…

Dual clutch transmission: Growing opportunity?

We are accustomed to two types of transmissions in all of our vehicles: manual or automatic. Manual is known for its strength and better MPG. Automatic is known for its ease and smooth operation. Today we hear more and more of a new kid on the streets that offers the best of both worlds: the more…

Lab Q&A: BG 332 vs. BG 334

Question: How do I determine whether to recommend BG Power Clean, PN 332, or BG Universal Synthetic Power Steering Fluid, PN 334. Answer: Many European and other import vehicles require a full synthetic “Mineral Suspension-Hydraulic” fluid. We often call this application a central hydraulic system. This fluid not only protects and operates the power steering more…

What’s bad for DPFs and why you should care?

All 2007 and newer, on-road diesel vehicles and 2010 and newer off- road vehicles are manufactured with diesel particulate filters (DPF). Many older vehicles have been retrofitted with DPFs. Tight emissions restrictions have caused diesel vehicle manufacturers to turn to after-treatment devices like DPFs for emissions reduction. What is it?  A diesel particulate filter is more…

Grease is stickier than I thought

From the moment my father first taught me how to grease our farm equipment back home, and through all the years of working as a technician, grease was just that thick stuff you found in a tube or tub. When your grease gun was empty, you just found a new tube and plopped it in! more…