Car Care


What happens when an EV battery needs replacing?

Friday 15th March 2024

The battery is an essential component in any electric vehicle. Like any petrol or diesel tank, your EV battery rarely needs replacing, but what happens if you need to? Formula One Autocentres explores what happens if you need to replace your EV’s battery.  Are EV batteries replaceable?  Yes, you c... Read More

Why does my car keep stalling?

Monday 19th February 2024

Stalling is a common error you may have experienced many times on the road. However, if your car frequently stalls, it could indicate a major issue or fault with your vehicle. Formula One Autocentres explains the most common reasons why your car may regularly stall.  What is stalling?  In driving... Read More

What engine oil do I need for my car?

Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Has your engine oil warning light appeared on your dashboard? Or are you looking to give your car a bit of maintenance before a long journey? If you’re unsure what engine oil your car needs, find out all you need to know in our guide. Why is engine oil so important?  Engine oil is crucial when ens... Read More

Signs of a dead car battery

Wednesday 20th December 2023

What causes a dead car battery?  Experiencing a flat car battery can be frustrating. Flat batteries can occur due to a number of reasons, such as a drop in temperature, driving short distances or because your car has been sitting on the drive for too long without being driven. However, it’s importa... Read More

How long do electric vehicle batteries last?

Thursday 30th November 2023

Batteries are the single most important component of any electric vehicle. But what exactly are they and how long do they last? Take a look at our guide to learn all you need to know.   What is an electric vehicle battery? An EV battery is not a single unit as it consists of hundreds of cells. Gen... Read More

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Formula One Autocentres are a family owned company providing value, care and service locally for over 50 years
PROVIDING VALUE,
CARE & SERVICE
LOCALLY
FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Very impressed with the service and tyre availability and ordering service. Very impressed with the 4 wheel tracking service too and the level of equipment available to your staff.

    - Tim, Rugby - Mar 31, 2024
  • Booked an MOT. Faults were found and rectified efficiently. Very professional and friendly.

    - Fareham - Mar 2, 2024
  • Have both of our cars MOTd at Leicester Formula 1. Also a lot of repairs too over the years. Always so friendly.

    - JACQUELINE, Leicester - Mar 1, 2024
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