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7 easy tips to maintain a car’s value

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Looking for ways to preserve the value of your vehicle? Whether it’s simply cleaning your car regularly, having it frequently serviced or repairing the little scuffs and scrapes its encountered in its lifetime, the answer is simply to take care of it. Like selling your home, you want to show off yo... Read More

How often should I service my car?

Wednesday 12th May 2021

As a general rule, it is recommended that you service your vehicle every 12,000 miles or every 12 months – whichever is sooner. However, interim or short services can also be conducted in the meantime – and are recommended every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. Interim service – perfect for if you... Read More

What to pack for a road trip

Wednesday 12th May 2021

Got a long journey coming up, and want to feel prepared? From your essential items – including a sat nav and money – to your comfort items – including games and warm clothes both ensure you’re fully equipped for your road trip. Road trip checklist Essential road trip items Sat nav/maps – whethe... Read More

Are my tyres safe?

Friday 16th April 2021

A good question to ask. An important question, too. How safe your tyres are directly correlates to not only the performance, but the safety of your vehicle and passengers. That’s why, here at Formula One Autocentres, we know how important tyre safety education is – so we’ve put together this handy g... Read More

How to repair alloy wheels at home

Friday 16th April 2021

Natural wear and tear to your alloy wheels is common – and can be caused by scuffs or light scratches, hitting the kerb, or going over potholes. That’s why it’s helpful to be clued up with some DIY know-how to allow you to repair your alloy wheel damage yourself, rather than having to take your vehi... Read More

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  • Very impressed. Clean and tidy waiting room. Staff very friendly and helpful. All much better than the usual grimy tyre centre.

    - Neil, Cowley - Oct 10, 2021
  • Excellent service.. staff helpful and willing... also had the wheels aligned and car running so much more smoothly... thank you Formula one

    - Northampton (Grafton St.) - Oct 31, 2021
  • I had a full service and MOT on my Bmw and had tracking done. I’m very happy with how my drives I will be returning next year

    - timothy gary, Harlow - Oct 24, 2021
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