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5 ways your windscreen could fail your MOT

Thursday 28th April 2022

If your annual MOT is just around the corner, you may be wondering about the best ways to prepare for your MOT test. Familiarising yourself with what motoring components can fail an MOT is a good place to start – for example, understanding how obstruction of visibility to your windscreen can affect... Read More

How does air conditioning work?

Thursday 21st April 2022

Air conditioning systems are a common feature in many, if not all, modern cars on the market. However, you may not know about the importance of regularly maintaining your cars air conditioner as you would for any other car part. In our helpful guide, we will be telling you how your air conditioner w... 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

What type of car engine do I have?

Tuesday 1st March 2022

Understanding what engine your vehicle has is important for many motoring aspects, such as knowing which fuel it needs (petrol or diesel); helping assist to purchase new parts quicker and easier; and how much horsepower your engine is capable of. In short, knowing how to find out what engine your v... Read More

Will hybrid cars be banned?

Thursday 27th January 2022

It’s the final countdown! From 2030, all petrol and diesel cars will be banned in the UK – with hybrid cars facing the same fate in 2035. This means that there will be no sales of brand-new hybrid or fuel-powered cars in the UK – although, you still be able to buy them second-hand. Why are hybrid c... Read More

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Formula One Autocentres are a family owned company providing value, care and service locally for over 50 years

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  • My First visit,easy to book online and pleasant, friendly staff. Chris explained everything to me,and everything completed in the day. I will certainly return in the future and recommend to family and friends

    - Julie, Darwen - Dec 22, 2021
  • Exceptionally good service, the delay was due to my car needing further work so I was not bothered about the extra time needed. I highly recommend F1,and will use again in the future.

    - Alan , Chichester - Dec 17, 2021
  • Even though the issues with my car ended up needing a specialist the staff helped me the best they could to source what I needed and have said they will do everything they can to help in the future if needed. I have our second vehicle booked in with them for work and MOT next week. Thanks

    - Rugby - Jan 30, 2022
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