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What is a car chassis?

Tuesday 6th June 2023

A car chassis is otherwise known as the frame, although the chassis specifically refers to the load-bearing part of the car’s frame. The chassis provides the vehicle with the structural stability needed to make the car strong.   What does a car chassis include? The chassis refers to the horizontal... Read More

How to tell if your clutch is slipping

Monday 5th June 2023

If your vehicle is making some unusual noises or your clutch feels sticky – it could mean that your clutch is on its way out. But what are the signs of your clutch slipping? Find out more about clutch slipping symptoms in our helpful guide. What does a clutch do? The clutch separates the engine fr... Read More

How early can I MOT my car?

Wednesday 24th May 2023

Your MOT occurs annually. It can come around quite quickly and catch you at the wrong time  – when bills are due or even when your annual car insurance also needs renewing. So, if you are looking to balance out the outgoings and get ahead of the game this year, you can book in your MOT early. But ex... Read More

New Formula One Autocentre in Sheffield North

Thursday 11th May 2023

Here at Formula One Autocentres, we are happy to announce that we have a brand new centre opening up in Sheffield! 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 Only £3... Read More

How to clean your tyres

Thursday 4th May 2023

When cleaning the car at home, it’s easy to overlook the importance of cleaning the tyres, as well as the body of the car. Tyres can get clogged up with mud and dirt, which can lead to comprised safety and efficiency of the vehicle itself – yet they are often missed. Learn how to clean your car tyre... 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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