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What does low oil pressure mean

Friday 26th January 2024

Your dashboard warning lights are a key indicator that there could be something wrong with your car that requires attention. And, your low oil pressure light is no different. In this guide, we’ll explain what you should do when your low oil pressure light comes on and what can cause it.   What caus... Read More

What engine oil do I need for my car?

Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Has your engine oil warning light appeared on your dashboard? Or are you looking to give your car a bit of maintenance before a long journey? If you’re unsure what engine oil your car needs, find out all you need to know in our guide. Why is engine oil so important?  Engine oil is crucial when ens... Read More

Signs of a dead car battery

Wednesday 20th December 2023

What causes a dead car battery?  Experiencing a flat car battery can be frustrating. Flat batteries can occur due to a number of reasons, such as a drop in temperature, driving short distances or because your car has been sitting on the drive for too long without being driven. However, it’s importa... Read More

Why you should use your Air Conditioning in Winter

Friday 24th November 2023

For most modern cars, when you turn on the function that de-mists your windscreen, the air conditioning system automatically comes on as well. But why is this the case? Why should you use your air conditioning system in the winter? Learn all you need to know in our helpful guide.   How to use you... Read More

What causes heavy steering?

Thursday 23rd November 2023

Does your steering wheel feel heavy? Are you finding it hard to turn? Learn why, and how to avoid heavy steering from our helpful guide.  What is heavy steering?  Heavy steering is when the steering wheel of your vehicle feels stiff and difficult to turn, making it harder to control your vehicle a... Read More

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  • Really helpful, great prices and the car is always ready within the time frame given. I will be recommending formula one to others

    - Jess, Southampton (Hedge End) - May 20, 2024
  • Cory and the other mechanic (sorry I didn't get his name) were friendly and managed my expectations of how long it would take to replace 4 tyres. Always a great service from the Pendlebury team, thank you!

    - Samantha, Pendlebury - Jun 4, 2024
  • Exceptional service from all the staff. Professionalism throughout the ranks. All staff are a credit to your organization- take good care of this team !

    - Coalville - May 12, 2024
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