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How to reduce diesel emissions for MOT

Tuesday 16th June 2020

What is the MOT emissions test? As part of the UK’s MOT test, there is a strict exhaust emissions test which your vehicle needs to pass. This is primarily to adhere to the large worldwide focus to reduce pollution levels which are produced by diesel engines. In order to achieve this, certain limits... Read More

Tunbridge Wells Welcome Their Brand New Formula One Autocentre

Wednesday 10th June 2020

A brand new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Tunbridge Wells, which was officially open on 11th June, 2020. To celebrate the opening of our brand new centre, Formula One Autocentres is offering a range of special offers for a limited time only. These offers include: 25% off any Master or... Read More

Can you use winter tyres in summer?

Friday 5th June 2020

Can I use winter tyres in summer? It is not recommended to use winter tyres in the summer. This is due to the way winter tyres are designed compared to summer tyres – both are specifically designed in order to tackle the elements of their particular season, and offer optimal performance. Winter tyr... Read More

Why are my brakes squeaking?

Friday 22nd May 2020

Car brakes squeaking? When listening out for noises from your brakes, it’s likely that they will never be completely silent – you’ll always hear some level of noise from them. However, there are some noises that you should keep an ear out for – as it could indicate that there are problems with your... Read More

How long does a car service take?

Monday 11th May 2020

How long does it take to service a car? Typically, a master service (or full service) will take around 3 – 4 hours to complete. A short (interim) service is often half the time – usually around an hour and a half. However, it’s important to note that the length of the service being conducted on you... Read More

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  • Simon & his teams customer service is excellent. Will be back to F1 for my next set of tyres.

    - Swindon - Aug 17, 2020
  • Good Service and MOT. More work required, friendly call/quote and extra work completed in the same day so really happy.

    - Annmarie, Newhaven - Jul 19, 2020
  • Friendly staff, clean workshop and waiting area, Covid aware, with good social distancing measures in place.

    - trevor, Fareham - Sep 11, 2020
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