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A guide to tyre brands

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Looking to choose the next set of tyres for your car? It can be difficult to decide which is the best tyre brand for you. Here at Formula One Autocentres we fit over half a million tyres per year, so it’s safe to say we’re experts in all things tyres. In this guide, we’ll explore the top tyre brands... Read More

What are the main causes of brake judder

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Experiencing brake judder while you’re driving can be a nerve-wracking and scary experience if happens to you unexpectedly, but what exactly is brake judder? In this guide, we’ll explain what brake judder is, what causes it and what you should do if you experience it.     What is brake judder? Br... Read More

Best Car Gadgets for 2023

Tuesday 6th June 2023

Whether you’re a car enthusiast, a casual driver or a regular commuter, there a number of high-tech devices available to help optimise your time or journey on the road as well as keeping you safe while driving. So, whether you’re planning to take a road trip or simply want to update your vehicles te... Read More

What is a car chassis?

Tuesday 6th June 2023

A car chassis is otherwise known as the frame, although the chassis specifically refers to the load-bearing part of the car’s frame. The chassis provides the vehicle with the structural stability needed to make the car strong.   What does a car chassis include? The chassis refers to the horizontal... Read More

How to tell if your clutch is slipping

Monday 5th June 2023

If your vehicle is making some unusual noises or your clutch feels sticky – it could mean that your clutch is on its way out. But what are the signs of your clutch slipping? Find out more about clutch slipping symptoms in our helpful guide. What does a clutch do? The clutch separates the engine fr... Read More

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  • Great service as always, just need to remember to book my MOT as far in advance as possible as it's rather busy these days

    - matthew, Reading - Mar 30, 2024
  • Formula One Autocentre Leicester Abbey Lane is my favorite and trusted place to take my car for service, mot and tyres. The staff is always helpful and I was always been served on time. I definitely recommend.

    - M., Leicester - Feb 26, 2024
  • Brilliant service, very helpful and friendly. I always use this garage.

    - Sharon, Kettering - Mar 3, 2024
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