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How to clean brake discs

Wednesday 12th July 2023

Brake discs are made up of iron or carbon composite that is attached to the suspension of a car and is gripped by brake pads that are held in a brake caliper. The friction between the brake pads and discs is what brings the vehicle to a stop. Brake discs help the driver to easily adapt the pressure... Read More

New Formula One Autocentre in Wellingborough

Thursday 15th June 2023

Here at Formula One Autocentres, we are happy to announce that we have a brand new centre opening up in Wellingborough! To celebrate our new branch, we will be offering customers a few brand-new one-time only deals: Code NEWSERV25 - 25% off any Full or Interim ServiceCode NEWAIR34 Air Con Re-Gas On... Read More

A guide to tyre brands

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Looking to choose the next set of tyres for your car? It can be difficult to decide which is the best tyre brand for you. Here at Formula One Autocentres we fit over half a million tyres per year, so it’s safe to say we’re experts in all things tyres. In this guide, we’ll explore the top tyre brands... Read More

What are the main causes of brake judder

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Experiencing brake judder while you’re driving can be a nerve-wracking and scary experience if happens to you unexpectedly, but what exactly is brake judder? In this guide, we’ll explain what brake judder is, what causes it and what you should do if you experience it.     What is brake judder? Br... Read More

Best Car Gadgets for 2023

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a casual driver or a regular commuter, there a number of high-tech devices available to help optimise your time or journey on the road as well as keeping you safe while driving. So, whether you’re planning to take a road trip or simply want to update your vehicles te... Read More

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  • First class service with a very friendly and helpful person on the reception desk. Well done.Have had good service in the past and will use your services again.

    - Cheltenham - Jan 11, 2024
  • Very friendly staff and great service. I'll be back again. Thank you so much.

    - Abigail, Southampton (West Quay Road) - Jan 6, 2024
  • The fitter spotted that our spare had an incorrectly sized tyre for the vehicle and advised that we change it ASAP. Very helpful.

    - Colin, Camberley - Feb 22, 2024
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