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 truck 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…

How to sell a Climate Control Service

By Mike “Mikey B” Bauer, BG Regional Market Manager Read time: 3 minutes Many car owners are vigilant with regular maintenance such as oil changes, tire rotations, and brake pad replacement. However, all too often the air conditioning system is overlooked. Neglecting the climate control system can lead to more than just an unpleasant smell; more…

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…

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…

Engine cleaning: Oil-based vs. fuel-based deposits

By Dustin Willhite, BG Director of Product Technology Read time: 5 mins Recently, I was asked to answer the question: “What’s the difference between oil-based and fuel-based deposits?” Now, I’ve answered this question a lot for the marketing folks so I thought I’d break it down in writing. Here goes: Let’s think of oil as more…

oil and gasoline deposits are like molasses and sweet tea
TECH TALK: Checking tire PSI, how often to rotate them, and more!

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about tire basics. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys. I’m Jon Hansen, and this is Tech Talk. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about tires and tire maintenance.  A lot of people are intimidated by tires, but they’re actually a more…

TECH TALK: How often to change the windshield wiper blades and why

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen talks about windshield wiper maintenance. Watch the video or read the transcript below! Hey guys. It’s Jon Hansen with Tech Talk.  Today we’re gonna talk about wiper blades and when you should replace them.  If you don’t know when to replace your wiper blades, this video’s for more…

How to communicate you’re open during the pandemic

Read time: 2 minutes There’s a reason automotive shops are considered essential business. They keep important vehicles on the road. It’s difficult to know what businesses are open, what hours they have, and what their options are to keep a safe distance during this time.  But, you’re in luck. There are easy ways to communicate more…