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Are my tyres safe?

Friday 16th April 2021

A good question to ask. An important question, too. How safe your tyres are directly correlates to not only the performance, but the safety of your vehicle and passengers. That’s why, here at Formula One Autocentres, we know how important tyre safety education is – so we’ve put together this handy g... Read More

How to repair alloy wheels at home

Friday 16th April 2021

Natural wear and tear to your alloy wheels is common – and can be caused by scuffs or light scratches, hitting the kerb, or going over potholes. That’s why it’s helpful to be clued up with some DIY know-how to allow you to repair your alloy wheel damage yourself, rather than having to take your vehi... Read More

How to tell if your car needs an oil change

Friday 16th April 2021

Regular oil change appointments can help to extend the longevity of your vehicle, improve the safety and enhance its overall performance. But, how can you tell if you need an oil change? Our guide highlights the most common signs to watch out for, and how to change car oil. Signs you need an oil ch... Read More

Tips for driving with children in the car

Friday 9th April 2021

Looking to embark on a long journey with the kids, but unsure how to a) keep them entertained; b) how to establish ground rules; and c) adhere to child car seat laws? That’s where our guide comes in. Providing you with tips for driving with children in the car, as well as detailed advice on child ca... Read More

How to tell if you need new brake pads

Thursday 18th March 2021

Brakes are arguably one of the most important parts of your vehicle – knowing you can stop carefully, in a safe distance, at any time you require, leads to a better more relaxed driving experience. But often, our vehicles’ brakes can begin to experience natural wear and tear, which can mean they cou... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • Best prices around for quality service. Very helpful staff, Tony the manager explained any additional work and Costs needed. Always very helpful and polite. I would always use again and recommend this branch.

    - Basingstoke - Oct 31, 2020
  • Very helpful staff, needed new tyres, thought I would need 3 but your staff member said I only needed two. Very honest

    - Kettering - Oct 19, 2020
  • Friendly staff and COVID secure environment. Thanks for your advice regarding MOT advisories.

    - Ian, Northampton (Gambrel Road) - Oct 26, 2020
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