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What are anti-lock brakes?

Thursday 13th August 2020

What is an anti-lock braking system? ABS – more formally known as anti-lock braking systems – are standard safety features of all modern cars. ABS prevent the wheels from locking, helping to maintain grip on the road – which is especially beneficial if you come across unexpected trouble on the road... Read More

A guide to air conditioning recharge

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Everything you need to know about air conditioning regas Is your air conditioning not as effective as it once was? Or perhaps it might have even stopped working completely? You likely need an air con recharge. But what is air conditioning recharge, or re-gas? And why does your car’s air conditionin... Read More

What is a full car service?

Tuesday 21st July 2020

What is a full service? A full service, also known as a master service, is a more comprehensive version of a short service – including all the same tests, but with checks on additional components, too. Here at Formula One Autocentres, our Master Service includes a 40-point check compared to the 20-... Read More

What should my tyre pressure be?

Wednesday 15th July 2020

What is tyre pressure? Tyre pressure is the volume measurement of air inside a tyre. Each tyre is manufactured with a recommended tyre pressure level – which is available to find in your vehicle handbook, or often on the inside of your driver’s car door. Tyre pressure is typically measured in PSI –... Read More

Why do tyres burst in the summer

Friday 3rd July 2020

What is a burst tyre? A burst tyre or blowout is when a tyre rapidly loses pressurised air, which occurs when the structural integrity of the tyre is compromised. This then means the tyre is unable to preserve all the air inside - causing it to rupture or burst. Experiencing a blowout can be a fri... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • Staff members were helpful honest and Friendly. Highly recommend. Price was competitive too compared to previous places in the past

    - Shipley - Oct 24, 2020
  • Excellent service from Chichester. Very polite & professional services from reception & mechanics.

    - SHIRLEY-ANNE, Chichester - Oct 30, 2020
  • After a problem with one of the machines my appointment was rescheduled.That was no problem and the job was done satisfactory.

    - Leicester (Wigston) - Sep 13, 2020
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