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5 tips for avoiding vehicle breakdown

Tuesday 29th March 2022

A car breakdown is very inconvenient – hearing those dreaded clunking sounds to signal a breakdown is a sure contender as one of the most annoying experiences in life. If this is a feeling you know too well, or one you want to actively avoid while you’re out and about on the road, our helpful guide... Read More

How to change brake pads

Friday 25th March 2022

If you often hear a screeching sound from your brake pads, this could signal it is time for a replacement. Worn brake pads can be very dangerous, as they could lead to comprising the safety and performance of the vehicle, putting you at a higher risk of an accident. If you suspect that your brakes a... Read More

Fuel saver service at Formula One Autocentres

Thursday 17th March 2022

With fuel prices on the rise and an ever-increasing consciousness of the environment, maximising fuel economy is incredibly important. By using our fuel saver service, you can not only save money but also reduce your carbon footprint, too. What is fuel economy? Fuel economy refers to the distance... 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 do I need for an MOT and Service

Wednesday 9th March 2022

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 a... Read More

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