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A guide to air conditioning recharge

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Everything you need to know about air conditioning regas Is your air conditioning not as effective as it once was? Or perhaps it might have even stopped working completely? You likely need an air con recharge. But what is air conditioning recharge, or re-gas? And why does your car’s air conditionin... Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Key Essential Services Statement – (Updated 22nd July 2020) Following the Prime Minister's announcement relating to the latest measures in the UK’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Formula One Autocentres is in full support of the government and its positive stance in its approach to the curre... Read More

What is a full car service?

Tuesday 21st July 2020

What is a full service? A full service, also known as a master service, is a more comprehensive version of a short service – including all the same tests, but with checks on additional components, too. Here at Formula One Autocentres, our Master Service includes a 40-point check compared to the 20-... Read More

What should my tyre pressure be?

Wednesday 15th July 2020

What is tyre pressure? Tyre pressure is the volume measurement of air inside a tyre. Each tyre is manufactured with a recommended tyre pressure level – which is available to find in your vehicle handbook, or often on the inside of your driver’s car door. Tyre pressure is typically measured in PSI –... Read More

Why do tyres burst in the summer

Friday 3rd July 2020

What is a burst tyre? A burst tyre or blowout is when a tyre rapidly loses pressurised air, which occurs when the structural integrity of the tyre is compromised. This then means the tyre is unable to preserve all the air inside - causing it to rupture or burst. Experiencing a blowout can be a fri... Read More

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  • Very attractive offer on MOT undertaken in a timely and professional manner. Steve was extremely helpful and accommodating. The MOT technician was very careful and professional. Will definitely return.

    - Sunil, Woodford Green - Apr 10, 2020
  • Very good staff , explained everything and talked me through how much things would cost on my car . Would recommend to everyone

    - Shannon, Farnborough - Apr 21, 2020
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