Archive for: 2019

One Product to Seal Them All: Super Leak Fix Stops Engine, Transmission, Power Steering, Hydraulic and Gear/Axle Leaks

As of this year, now there is a chemical stop-leak product so well-formulated that it can handle multiple types of leaks, from various automotive systems. Introducing Bar’s Leaks Super Leak Fix™, a multi-system formula that quickly seals, stops and prevents leaks in all engine, transmission, power steering, hydraulic and gear systems. One bottle, one solution.

Super Leak Fix is safe for auto, truck, farm, marine and small engines running on gasoline and diesel fuels. It can be used with these vehicle systems and applications:

Engine: gasoline and diesel
Transmission: automatic, manual and CVT
Power steering: pump, gear box, rack and pinion
Hydraulic: jack, snow plow, tractor and construction
Gear: differential, axle,…

Bar’s Leaks Develops Industry’s First Transmission Treatment to Repair ALL Transmission Types

Chemical Innovation Gives Birth to New Bar’s Leaks Super Transmission Fix™ to Stop Leaks, Slipping and Jerking
We finally did it. After over a year of research and development, we put our decades of industry experience to work using the latest chemical technology to develop Super Transmission Fix™, the aftermarket’s first transmission treatment to repair all transmission types. Our premium-grade synthetic-blend treatment eliminates slipping, jerking, rough shifting, shudder and transmission fluid leaks in automatic, manual, CVT or dual clutch transmissions.

Super Transmission Fix (p/n 1416) is formulated with seal conditioners to stop leaks, anti-wear agents to improve metal-on-metal friction properties, and advanced detergents to remove sludge and varnish. It also includes a performance booster to renew worn bands, control fluid degradation and reduce noise.

“Development of…

Tech Tip: Look and Listen to Spot Power Steering Fluid Leaks 

Know the symptoms and you’re on your way to a quick, effective and easy solution
Like any fluid under the hood, power steering fluid should be at the right level to function properly, prevent damage to the pump and other components, and maintain safe vehicle operation.

You can save big repair bills and stay safer on the road by knowing a few common symptoms of a power steering fluid leak:

Noisy steering. If the power steering is making a lot of noise, especially when the vehicle is moving slowly, like in a parking lot, it’s time to check the fluid level in the power steering reservoir. Older cars are especially susceptible to ‘power steering squeal’ when the fluid level gets low. The noise can vary from an occasional…

And the Winner of the Keep My Ride Alive $10,000 Sweepstakes Is…

Illinois man wins big after sharing how products kept 1983 Mercury Lynx going

Bar’s Leaks customers from all over America responded to our $10,000 question last year as part of the Bar’s Leaks “Keep My Ride Alive” $10,000 sweepstakes. One of the more than 570,000 entries came from Mark S. from Waterloo, IL, who will begin the new year with a little extra money in his pocket after being selected as the contest winner.

We recently presented  Mark with a $10,000 check at the Waterloo, IL O’Reilly Auto Parts store where he purchases his Bar’s Leaks products. Check out a video of the presentation — which didn’t go quite the way Bobby J, our brand ambassador and technical support…

Common Causes for an Overheating Vehicle

Anyone who has ever suffered an overheating vehicle knows what a hassle it is. Not only can an overheating car, truck, van or SUV leave you stranded, but the tow and repair bills can add up quickly. There are several potential reasons for an overheating engine, and in many cases, you can have several of these problems at the same time:

Low coolant level: This issue is easy to verify and correct. We suggest checking your coolant level before every major trip, especially in the summer, and at least once a month for normal driving. If your coolant level drops below the minimum level, your engine can quickly overheat.
Coolant issues: Your vehicle is designed to run on a specific type and blend of coolant. If…

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