MOTs


 

We’re here for your convenience to help make sure carrying out your MOT test couldn’t be simpler.

No matter the make or model, our expert technicians have the knowledge and the skill to have you back on the road in no time.

MOTs available at just £53.10!

What the MOT test includes

The MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test.

  • Body and vehicle structure – Is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.

  • Bonnet – Securely latches in the closed position.

  • Brakes – Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.

  • Doors – Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items.

  • Exhaust emissions – The vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.

  • Exhaust system – Is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively.

  • Fuel System – Has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.

  • Horn – Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.

  • Lights – Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim.

  • Load security – Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.

  • Mirrors – The minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security.

  • Registration plates – Their condition, security, characters correctly formed and spaced.

  • Seat belts – All belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.

  • Seats – The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.

  • Steering and suspension – Are of a satisfactory condition and operation.

  • Tyres and wheels – Their condition, security, size, type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected.

  • Vehicle identification number (VIN) – Is on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.

  • Wipers and washers – Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.

  • Windscreen – Its condition and the driver’s view of the road.

To book your MOT please call us on 01772 812288.

26 Blackgate Lane, Tarleton, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 6US
Telephone: 01772 812288   

Monday to Friday: 08.00 - 18.00 | Saturday: 08.00 - 14.00 | Sunday: Viewing Available 

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