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Really good price and fitted efficiently. Nice guys at the garage too obviously know their stuff and honest with you.
Very happy with the work carried out, excellent customer service and advise, would highly recommend. Not many garages would do the work needed done but this one did at an affordable price
The BEST garage I've ever been to, hands down. My brake pads and plates took longer than expected because of some other problems they found. It took them 3 hours to sort out but they didn't charge me extra and they did an amazing job. Car is as good as new! Would recommend every time and will definitely be using again.
Really friendly and professional. Good value for money and I will definitely be a returning customer!
Had a full service as well very good service
Fab garage, that fixed my car quickly and had me back on the road ASAP. Great mechanics too, who are straight forward and honest. Very impressed. A+++++++ We will be back
I needed a mechanic who was knowledgeable with a Volvo Auto gearbox. After performing a proper plugin diagnostic at £79 Jamie was confident that the issue's I was experiencing would be solved with a gearbox oil change and a gearbox reset. He described what was involved and estimated that It would be around £330 and it should take about 2-3 hours to do. In the end he had the car for a couple of days, it turned out to be one of those jobs that needed a very good understanding of Auto gearbox's and a lot of time and patience. The Final Invoice came in at £256.00. Jamie was very polite, friendly and patient, considering the amount of questions I kept throwing at him. I have no doubt he knows his stuff and would have no hesitation in recommending his services. Thanks for a job well done Jamie, I can now sell the car knowing I'm not passing on a problem to someone else.
Took my car to a few garages hybrid did everything no hassle car is great well done very pleased will recommend anyone will use them in the future
Jamie, Jim and all the team at Medway Hybrid Centre are very professional, honest and trustworthy mechanics that know what they are doing. Even though the problem with my car was a long and costly job to repair, Jamie was upfront and explained the problem to me. I have since been back for some more work and will not go anywhere else now. The customer service from these guys is also spot on.
Very pleased would recommend him to my friends pleasant and helpful
Great garage with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Fixed my seat belt in a jiffy. Recommended if you want things repaired and not just replaced.
Fantastic garage! People were friendly and most helpful, were able to accommodate my request of fitting genuine Mercedes parts at short notice, very reasonably priced. Will be going back for further work and couldn't recommended them enough!
Honest service that is reasonably priced. Would recommend and will use again. Also fixed a pre existing problem for a good price.
Got the part on short notice and fixed the problem. Very good service and good value for money.
Was very pleased that they check my car for free. Very professional and quote was reasonable for the problem
Good location in the town centre. Good customer service. Polite and efficient. Dropnof was easy and vehicle was ready on time. Everything I wanted.
Yes, I would recommend this garage, excellent service, from the beginning to the end.
Easy to park and set back off the road so not hard to get car out like most of the garages in Maidstone. Booked in work promptly and was the price stated.
Will use again. Great garage, work done very quickly
Really friendly and helpful. Good price. Good communication. Will use again and happy to recommend to friends.
Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.
Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.
That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.
As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.
We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.
We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.
Great price, work done quickly and topped up some fluids for free whilst there.
Got front tyres, rear brake pads and discs changed, and aircon regassed for the above price. Customer service was excellent - very helpful and professional. Paul and Rob looked smart, too :) The mechanic was very knowledgeable and committed do get you back on track nice and quick. Thank you very much. We'll definitely see you next time!
Price will be going up - the garage told me that the price of refrigerant gas has tripled so prices are going up after the last few customers with the old price have been served. Friendly garage very efficient. Tried to sell me some extra bits I knew I didn't need but that's to be expected of any garage.
The crew is very friendly and helpful. They did the job very quickly and perfectly. I do recommend them to my friends definitely.
The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Aircon Regas is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Maidstone for Aircon Regas on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.
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This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 22/08/2018 and 20/11/2018.
The majority of modern cars have air conditioning fitted as standard as it is vital for making the ride in a car comfortable for passengers.
An air conditioning system works by using refrigerant gas to push air through several components in the aircon system and then into your car.
Whether its freezing cold or boiling hot, it’s your air conditioning which makes driving in such conditions bearable, so it’s important to look after the system!
Surprisingly, over 10% of air-con gas escapes through the system each year. This means that the power of the system drops significantly over time. However, your air conditioning will not be checked during an MOT or service which is why it’s important that you make an effort to have it checked specifically.
Car manufacturers recommend that cars should have their air con recharged (Regassed) every two years.
Even if your car is new it should be something that you have checked as your cars performance could be significantly affected.
This is because the engine will have to work harder to produce cold air if there is an issue with the air conditioning meaning more fuel will be required to make the system work.
If the system has not been recharged in two years, the drop in engine performance will be noticeable.
As soon as you realise a drop in the power of your air con you should take the vehicle in for repair. If there is an unpleasant smell being emitted, this is another sign that the air con needs looking at.
The job of recharging air conditioning is not complex and will not take long.
The mechanic will carry out a leaks check on the air con system before the repair work, to ensure the job can be carried out without causing damage to the car.
As soon as this is complete, the technician will be able to recharge the system.
The mechanic carrying out the work will first remove old refrigerant from your car as well as the current gas and lubricant.
They will then replace it with new gas and lubricants.
The job will also typically include an entire system clean out which is carried out to remove any bacterial build up.
This is often the reason for a strange or unpleasant smell being emitted from the air conditioning which is why it is important to have this job completed every two years.
The whole process should take around 45 minutes as there are no new parts required for install.
The air conditioning in your car should be noticeably improved after a regas if you haven’t had one for over two years.
If you want to ensure your air conditioning stays in tip top condition, make sure to use it regularly as this the compressor will stay lubricated.Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy, which is why we simplified the process.
We work with a network of over 10,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive air conditioning regas deals for you.
You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in your area, before booking aircon regas online.