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What is engine coolant/antifreeze?

Tuesday 7th January 2020

Antifreeze, also known as engine coolant, is a vital component of your vehicle during the winter months. But what is antifreeze, and how does it work? During the colder months, your vehicle can be exposed to harsher temperatures, which can create issues for the general running of your vehicle, espe... Read More

How to reduce car tyre noise

Friday 20th December 2019

Although some drivers may not notice the noise their tyres make, for regular drivers, it can become a common bugbear if your tyres are exerting a lot of noise. Of course, there are multiple factors that can contribute to experiencing noise from your vehicle on the roads – but how can your tyres effe... Read More

What car battery do I need?

Friday 20th December 2019

Battery flat? Or perhaps it’s showing signs it’s faulty? It may be time for a replacement. But how do you know which is the best car battery for your vehicle? From what car batteries actually do to considerations for choosing a battery, learn everything you need to know from our detailed guide. Wha... Read More

Chesterfield Welcomes its Second Formula One Autocentres Branch

Thursday 19th December 2019

A brand-new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Chesterfield on Sheffield Road. This was officially open on 19th December, 2019 – the new Chesterfield branch address is: Address: UNIT C 450 Sheffield Road Chesterfield S41 8LF Phone: 01246 563029 Opening times: Monday – Friday: 8:30am –... Read More

Driving without tax explained

Thursday 12th December 2019

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) - the official name for vehicle tax, road tax or car tax – is something all vehicle owners are aware of. As the year rolls round, so does the need to renew your annual road tax. But can you drive a car without tax? If so, how long for – and are there any exceptions? Learn... Read More

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  • 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
  • Always fantastic work and great value for money. Honest, reliable and trustworthy.

    - Tyler, Maidstone - Jan 27, 2020
  • having been going to formula one in burton for about 20years. great prices and great service, many thanks

    - Burton - Feb 10, 2020
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