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MOT Content


MOT tests can be carried out on your car up to one month prior to the expiry date of an existing UK MOT certificate provided that you have a current MOT certificate and present this to the examiner at the time of the test. On passing the MOT, you will then receive a certificate valid from the date of expiry of your existing MOT

Vehicle Type
Age
Class
Cars (upto 8 seats)
3 Years
Class 4
Light Commercial 3,000KG - 3,500KG
3 Years
Class 7

MOT Checks

Vehicle identification number Age first test certificate required (years)

Registration plate

Condition, security, legibility and format of letters/numbers

Lights

Condition, operation, security and correct colour. The headlamps will also be checked to see if the aim is correct

Steering and suspension

Condition, operation, security and correct colour.

Wipers and washers

Operate to give the driver a clear view of the road

Windscreen

Condition and drivers view of the road

Horn

Correct operation and type

Seatbelts

All seatbelts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seatbelts must be in place

Fuel system

No leaks, fuel cap fastens correctly and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened. Make sure the key is available

Exhaust emissions

Vehicle meets the requirement for exhaust emission. These vary on the age and fuel type of the vehicle

Exhaust system

Complete, secure, without serious leaks and silences effectively

Vehicle structure

Free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas. No sharp edges

Doors

Open and close. 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

Wheels and tyres

Condition, security, tyre size and type, and tread depth. Spare tyres are not tested

Brakes

Condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Suitable vehicles will be tested on a roller brake tester. Vehicles such as those with permanent 4-wheel drive will be tested either on a suitable road using a properly calibrated and maintained decelerometer or, if one is installed at the test station.


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