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Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 29th February 2024

Tyres are arguably the most important component of a car. They are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyres. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple in our tyre buying guide.  When should you replace your tyres? It’s important... Read More

Why does my car keep stalling?

Monday 19th February 2024

Stalling is a common error you may have experienced many times on the road. However, if your car frequently stalls, it could indicate a major issue or fault with your vehicle. Formula One Autocentres explains the most common reasons why your car may regularly stall.  What is stalling?  In driving... Read More

Can you report dangerous driving?

Monday 12th February 2024

Have you been involved in an incident with another driver who has been driving recklessly on the UK’s road network? You could play a vital contribution in improving the safety of British roads by reporting the incident to the police. Formula One Autocentres takes you through how you can report dange... Read More

Do you need to charge hybrid cars?

Monday 5th February 2024

Planning to upgrade your current vehicle for a hybrid? One question you may have been asking is whether you need to charge your hybrid car. As there are different types of hybrids available, each model can vary with their charging capabilities. Formula One Autocentres is here to answer the question... Read More

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

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  • 4th visit to F1, Strichley. Always very good. Shout out to Jordan, who answered my phone call to enquire about prices. He was really helpful and helped me get the best deal.

    - Christopher, Stirchley - May 13, 2024
  • MOT booked on line and we waited for it to be performed and watched TV. It was very quick and efficient

    - Colin, Lye - Jun 21, 2024
  • Kept me informed of my servicing / MOT status and advised repairs required.

    - Mark, Coalville - Jun 16, 2024
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