Servicing Advice


Why is my engine sputtering?

Friday 26th April 2024

When driving, you notice a strange sound from your engine. If your engine is sputtering, it could be down to a simple fault, or a fuel or exhaust system issue. Formula One Autocentres covers why your engine is sputtering.  Clogged or dirty fuel injectors  Are the fuel injectors on your car’s engin... Read More

What causes a clogged air filter?

Friday 5th April 2024

An air filter is a part that gets overlooked but can cause issues with your car’s performance. The filter acts as a barrier that prevents dust and dirt from entering the engine while allowing clean air to flow into the internal combustion chamber. Formula One Autocentres explores what can happen if... Read More

What happens when an EV battery needs replacing?

Friday 15th March 2024

The battery is an essential component in any electric vehicle. Like any petrol or diesel tank, your EV battery rarely needs replacing, but what happens if you need to? Formula One Autocentres explores what happens if you need to replace your EV’s battery.  Are EV batteries replaceable?  Yes, you c... Read More

Do electric cars need an MOT

Friday 26th January 2024

Switching to an electric vehicle can feel like you’re driving a completely different beast compared to a traditional petrol or diesel car. So, you might wonder if all the same rules apply to your new car. In this guide, we’ll explain if EVs need an MOT and what’s different for EV motorists. Do elec... Read More

Types of refrigerant gas for your vehicle

Tuesday 26th September 2023

What is air con regassing? An air con re-gas is the process of removing old refrigerant gas from your air conditioning system and replacing it with new refrigerant. This helps to ensure your air con remains running cold and is the first thing you should look at if your air conditioning system doesn... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • Very happy indeed. I will definitely be bringing my car here for any future work.

    - David, Cambridge (Histon Road) - Apr 8, 2024
  • Adam was superb in his approach to clients. Approachable, friendly, knowledgeable and professional. I will definitely be coming back. Best place in Tonbridge without a doubt .Please mention this to Adam from Tom who came by on Saturday with two cars

    - Tonbridge - Apr 15, 2024
  • The previuos time i used this centre nearly stopped me going back, the experience i had this time was totally different, manager and staff went above and beyond to sort extra issue identified at the time as well. The new team are so much better

    - Chester - Apr 22, 2024
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