Car Care

How to change brake pads

Friday 25th March 2022

If you often hear a screeching sound from your brake pads, this could signal it is time for a replacement. Worn brake pads can be very dangerous, as they could lead to comprising the safety and performance of the vehicle, putting you at a higher risk of an accident. If you suspect that your brakes a... Read More

Fuel saver service at Formula One Autocentres

Thursday 17th March 2022

With fuel prices on the rise and an ever-increasing consciousness of the environment, maximising fuel economy is incredibly important. By using our fuel saver service, you can not only save money but also reduce your carbon footprint, too. What is fuel economy? Fuel economy refers to the distance... Read More

When do my wiper blades need replacing?

Wednesday 9th March 2022

Noticed streaking or smearing on your windscreen or unusual noises when the wiper blades are in motion? Your windscreen wipers may need replacing. From how long wiper blades typically last to signs that your wipers need replacing, learn how to tell if you need replacement windscreen wipers today. H... Read More

How to tell if your clutch is slipping

Monday 29th November 2021

Maybe you’ve experienced some pedal sticking, or perhaps your vehicle is making some unfavourable noises and grumbles – it could mean that your clutch is on its way out. But what are the signs of clutches going to look out for? Find out exactly why a clutch is so vital to your driving, and how to pi... Read More

What is a hybrid car?

Monday 22nd November 2021

A hybrid car essentially combines a petrol or diesel engine with an electric motor - by doing so the car reduces CO2 emissions. With the government bidding to become net-zero by 2050, hybrid vehicles have become more popular over the recent years. There are many different types of hybrid cars, some... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • The man at the reception desk was very helpful and explained timescales and prices and helped answer my additional query.

    - Farnborough - Jan 31, 2022
  • Few times I have now taken my car to F1 Auto Centres, extremely happy with the friendly teams and efficiency to getting the work complete. Prices are great too, no hidden charges.

    - Woodford Green - Feb 23, 2022
  • Brilliant service, car checked in easily and was done really quick for a MOT and full service. Was even told about my filters which couldn’t been changed as they were manufacture only. This had already been taken off my bill before I had arrived. Would highly recommend!!

    - Emma, Kidderminster - Dec 1, 2021
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