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How often should I service my car?

Wednesday 12th May 2021

As a general rule, it is recommended that you service your vehicle every 12,000 miles or every 12 months – whichever is sooner. However, interim or short services can also be conducted in the meantime – and are recommended every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. Short service – perfect for if you wa... Read More

What to pack for a road trip

Wednesday 12th May 2021

Got a long journey coming up, and want to feel prepared? From your essential items – including a sat nav and money – to your comfort items – including games and warm clothes both ensure you’re fully equipped for your road trip. Road trip checklist Essential road trip items Sat nav/maps – whethe... Read More

Are my tyres safe?

Friday 16th April 2021

A good question to ask. An important question, too. How safe your tyres are directly correlates to not only the performance, but the safety of your vehicle and passengers. That’s why, here at Formula One Autocentres, we know how important tyre safety education is – so we’ve put together this handy g... Read More

How to repair alloy wheels at home

Friday 16th April 2021

Natural wear and tear to your alloy wheels is common – and can be caused by scuffs or light scratches, hitting the kerb, or going over potholes. That’s why it’s helpful to be clued up with some DIY know-how to allow you to repair your alloy wheel damage yourself, rather than having to take your vehi... Read More

How to tell if your car needs an oil change

Friday 16th April 2021

Regular oil change appointments can help to extend the longevity of your vehicle, improve the safety and enhance its overall performance. But, how can you tell if you need an oil change? Our guide highlights the most common signs to watch out for, and how to change car oil. Signs you need an oil ch... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • I did end up spending a lot of money but I had half expected it as I could tell my brakes and tracking were on need of attention

    - Ailish, Ipswich - Dec 17, 2020
  • Booked online very easy , staff were very helpful & friendly. Would recommend them.

    - David , Rotherham - Jan 1, 2021
  • Took my car for a master service, the staff were excellent, they gave me a call to let me know how they were getting on and how long they will be with my car. I would not hesitate to use them again.

    - mark, Lye - Jan 1, 2021
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