Servicing Advice


Why should I service my car?

Wednesday 20th November 2019

As we all know, MOTs are a legal requirement for your vehicle. But the story is not the same for servicing – technically, you could go without servicing your vehicle without any legal obligations to do so. So, why should you service your car? Although there is no legal obligation, servicing offers... Read More

What do I need for an MOT and Service

Thursday 5th September 2019

Whether your MOT and service is due at the same time, or at different points of the year, it’s important to note what to take to your MOT test and car service. From the documents you’ll need to provide to remembering to remove your child’s car seat, learn more about preparing for your car service an... Read More

Save money by servicing your car

Wednesday 14th August 2019

Is your car due an interim or full service? Although servicing isn’t a legal requirement, the benefits of keeping your car in good health are renowned. But can servicing your vehicle regularly benefit your finances in the long run? From decreasing your chance of running into long term mechanical pro... Read More

How to check car service history

Monday 13th May 2019

Perhaps you’ve misplaced your service log book – or purchased a used car that didn’t come with its full service history. Fear not – there are ways to retrieve your car’s service history that can help you to understand when your service is due, the previous maintenance work undertaken and the general... Read More

What service does my car need?

Monday 11th March 2019

Depending on the mileage your car has done, or how old it is, can determine which service is required for your vehicle. Whether that’s a short service or a master service from Formula One Autocentres, learn the types of car services available, and which one is right for your vehicle today. Types of... Read More

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  • The manager provided clear and considered information about the repairs. Prices are reasonable. Staff were well engaged and helpful. Thank you.

    - Ian, Colchester - Jan 21, 2020
  • From start to finish the experience was very polite and professional, my car required more work than originally scheduled but I received a phone explaining everything and I was more than happy for the work to go ahead. When I collected my car all the work was explained again which put my mind at ease. I would definitely recommend f1 in Gloucester to anyone.

    - Daniel, Gloucester - Jan 31, 2020
  • Great service and easy to deal with and just round the corner from me. They were excellent?

    - Colchester - Jan 27, 2020
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