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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

What is car suspension?

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Car suspension is a vital component of a vehicle, which helps to keep the vehicle stable. This is achieved by stopping the car shaking over every bump in the road; ensuring the wheels stay connected with the road surface; and enhances grip and braking. Car suspension does this by absorbing lateral f... Read More

How to reduce diesel emissions for MOT

Tuesday 16th June 2020

What is the MOT emissions test? As part of the UK’s MOT test, there is a strict exhaust emissions test which your vehicle needs to pass. This is primarily to adhere to the large worldwide focus to reduce pollution levels which are produced by diesel engines. In order to achieve this, certain limits... Read More

Why are my brakes squeaking?

Friday 22nd May 2020

Car brakes squeaking? When listening out for noises from your brakes, it’s likely that they will never be completely silent – you’ll always hear some level of noise from them. However, there are some noises that you should keep an ear out for – as it could indicate that there are problems with your... Read More

Why does my car battery keep dying when it’s cold?

Wednesday 25th March 2020

We’ve all been there – turning the key in the ignition on a cold morning only to find the car refuses to start and we soon learn the battery is flat. But why do batteries seem to lose charge more in the cold weather? Why is my car battery dying? There can be numerous reasons why your car battery i... Read More

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  • Been using this branch for over 20 years. Always been helpful and trustworthy with any work done. I recommend to friends and family and will continue to use. Superb.

    - Douglas, Basildon - Feb 29, 2020
  • Very helpful and friendly service. Will be booking in for main service and MOT for June. Really pleased.

    - Kevin, Crewe - Feb 22, 2020
  • All staff were extremely helpful, efficient and friendly. I used F1 because it gave me the best price I found for my new tyres on line.

    - Eastbourne - Mar 12, 2020
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