News & Announcements

Keep up to date with ILI – product news, announcements, “Pat’s Corner featured articles, and “coming soon” updates – We’ve got you covered, so stay tuned!


January 15, 2021

LUBEGARD'S Latest version of their OEM ATF & Conversion Chart has now been released. Spanning from 1995 to 2021, this chart helps identify the OEM fill fluid used when the vehicle first left the factory. Download your new copy today!

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A Tale of Two Goo’s

January 14, 2021

Most manufacturers would be content with this successful pair of assembly aides, and for a long time we were. Then came the comments, questions and photos from transmission rebuilders asking why they were seeing fine metallic debris after a successful break-in and large amounts of the same type of debris in units that failed soon after installation.

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Science Friction

November 18, 2020

Having been actively engaged in the ATF business at one capacity or another for the last 40 years, my familiarity with the shudder phenomenon and its causes and solutions have initiated many conversations about shudder and its solutions. I have a message for those that think solving this problem is going to be easy.

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AAPEX 2020 has moved to a live virtual event

August 19, 2020

AAPEX 2020 's Virtual event registration will open Wednesday, August 19, 2020, to include exhibitor, sponsor, attendee, and registration information. The virtual event will be held the week of November 3, 2020 (during the originally planned, in-person event days).

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The Hidden Costs of Labeling

March 9, 2020

With regulation and overview now looming over the automatic transmission category of automotive lubricants it comes down to this; how do we as an industry, serve the needs of our lubricant manufacturers, the needs of the motoring public and the automotive service industry in general.

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COMPLETE™ Power Steering Fluid for Honda & Acura – Now Available

January 15, 2020

We're happy to announce our new COMPLETE™ Power Steering Fluid for Honda & Acura is now available. Click here to read more.

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Kooler Kleen Solvent Based with Universal Tip – Now Available

November 5, 2019

Kooler Kleen transmission cooler and line flush is now available with a new look to accompany a more useful application tip. It's the same formula as our original green can with a 3/8" female threaded tip, just in a different color scheme for faster identification on the shelf.

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Come See Us At This Year’s Aftermarket Automotive Product Expo – AAPEX 2019 !!

November 5, 2019

Come See Us At Booth #2826 to find out how LUBEGARD® can accelerate your product sales.

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Viscosity In-Depth Review

September 10, 2019

The question from many professionals wanting to use LUBEGARD ATF Protectants to solve fluid problems is, does LUBEGARD have an adverse effect on the viscosity of newer, much thinner ATF’s?

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GM Shudder Solution

July 15, 2019

International Lubricants, Inc. has completed its product testing in search of a solution to a well known torque converter clutch shudder issue found in GM 8-speed transmissions, in particular, the 8L45 and 8L90. Here are the all-inclusive results.

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INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico City 2019

July 2, 2019

With the INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico City show just around the corner, Stellar Automotive Group & International Lubricants, Inc., the makers of LUBEGARD, would like to you invite you to stop by our booth #3533 anytime during July 10-12. Please, let us know if you need any resources in advance, or have any questions - Contact@Lubegard.com. See you there!

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Hot Flush Time Machine

June 28, 2019

It seems we all tend to allow ourselves to fondly remember yesterday’s challenges and the “assumption” that lessons were learned, and we could put problems of the past behind us.

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A Fresh Start for a Dirty Evaporator

May 29, 2019

Technology driven opportunity has surfaced is regards to the air quality inside both electric and motor vehicles. Air quality is degraded by the presence of unwanted contaminants that accumulate and live in the ducting & condenser box of A/C and heater systems.

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To Flush or Not To Flush

April 26, 2019

Knowing not every shop or installer has a hot flush machine to clean coolers and heat exchangers, the need for an effective cleaning solution became apparent. The method for removal of this used oil and contamination has been pioneered by LUBEGARD

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Cool Solution

March 29, 2019

This is my attempt to clear the air and explain what’s going on these days with overheating and the phenomenon known as “thermal transference” ...The goal is obviously to reduce operating temperatures and prevent overheating.

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Transmission Digest – Top 10 Products – Limited Slip Supplement

February 22, 2019

Our Limited Slip Supplement was named as one of Transmission Digest's Top 10 Product winners for 2019

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Recharge Your CVT Service Plan

February 19, 2019

Because so many problems in CVT transmissions relate to fluid you would think the OE’s would be all over the problem, but that is not what has occurred.

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February 15, 2019

Lubegard, the #1 choice of transmission rebuilders, introduces LUBEGARD CVT RECHARGE & PROTECT, specifically formulated for continuously variable transmissions.

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Counterman Magazine – Shift Your Thinking

February 5, 2019

See our ad in Counterman's January Issue, page 35 - a quick educational snippet on how Lubegard can solve your transmission problems...

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NASCAR Pole Position Magazine feature

December 17, 2018

Check us out in NASCAR Pole Position Magazine on page 35... click here to see our spread, and find out where to pick up your free copy of the 2018 NASCAR Year in Review. Featuring takeaways from the 2018 season, the full 2019 schedule, and much more.

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Lubegard Mobile App Arrives in 2019 First Quarter

December 12, 2018

Our new LUBEGARD Mobile App for iOS and Android will be out soon – Stay tuned! Features: All catalogs & literature, including our most up to date OEM ATF & Conversion chart Vehicle Look Up compatibility Product pages with all relevant information and literature News & Press releases

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ATRA PowerTrain 2018

ATRA PowerTrain 2018 - Come see us in booth #302 at this year's 2018 PowerTrain show sponsored by ATRA in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 2nd & 3rd !

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Come See Us At At This Year’s Aftermarket Automotive Product Expo – AAPEX 2018 !!

October 30, 2018

Come See Us At Booth #2871

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Keepin’ it Rio

September 25, 2018

Participating in the automotive aftermarket has become a unique opportunity for me to travel and engage in the automotive aftermarket of other regions of the world. Recently, I was fortunate enough to be invited to Brazil to introduce technicians and mechanics to ser...

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