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MOT Advisory Notes Explained

Wednesday 12th June 2019

As part of your MOT test, advisory notes may be provided. These give you an indication of the issues that have been found with your vehicle which may need attention or parts that may need replacing in the future. From the examples of MOT advisories to the way defects are categorised in an MOT test,... Read More

MOT certificates: All you need to know

Friday 24th May 2019

Every year, our vehicles go through the annual MOT test - but what is the need for the paper certificate? Do we need to keep it? And what happens if we lose it? Find out everything you need to know about MOT certificates today with help from Formula One Autocentres. What is an MOT certificate? An... Read More

Illegal number plates explained

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Although personalised number plates can be a great way to put your individual stamp on your vehicle, it's important to know what makes number plates legal - and what to avoid. From the font used even down the correct character width, learn everything you need to know about illegal number plates toda... 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 is uneven tyre wear?

Thursday 9th May 2019

Just like many motoring parts, tyres wear over time – meaning it’s inevitable that your tyres will need replacing at some point. However, excessive tyre wear, or uneven tyre wear may lead to early replacement of your tyres. Learn what causes uneven tyre wear and the best ways to avoid it today. Und... Read More

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  • Shane from Newhaven is my personal hero and you should give him a payrise. He saved my car.

    - Newhaven - Dec 18, 2020
  • They were understaffed but made sure they remained professional and still made me feel as though my appointment was just as important as the others. Very very pleased with the service I received

    - Kate, Dartford - Jan 2, 2021
  • Was welcomed on arrival and reception was very COVID safe too. Service was very good as you would expect.

    - Bristol (Longwell Green) - Jan 4, 2021
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