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What do they look for in a mot test?  Rate Topic 
 Posted: Sun Mar 2nd, 2008 11:43 pm
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Hi, We look at every aspect of Your Vehicle during an Examination. 

Throughout the examination, We inspect every Item listed in the MOT Testing Manual And more! We Pass, Fail or Advise on what We See.

Some Items that are recommended for replacement during a Service, eg; Brake Pads at 3mm, are a pass and advise, as are Brake Discs.

Afew Years ago an insecure Battery was a fail, but now according to the Powers to Be, Its an advise.

Your Airbag Light is an Advise, Screenwashers Have To provide sufficient screenwash delivery, And Your Wipers have to clear the screen effectively, Athough An Inch on the edge of each Wiper, may be deteriorating/split and become A pass and advise.

Steering Wheel alignment is not an MOT issue, Although during our very short movement of your vehicle, in and out of The Test Bay, If found would be an advise.  

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 Posted: Sun Mar 2nd, 2008 04:06 pm
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the mot is a basic exam,your airbag wont fail,as long as theres enuff screenwash to do the job-ditto.

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 Posted: Sun Mar 2nd, 2008 12:20 am
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Hi what is tested in an mot test

my airbag light shows on the display would this affect the mot
one of the valve for the screen washer doesnt work would this affect the mot one of the wiper blade is slighty torn would this affect the mot                                            

the streering wheel alignment is about under a 1cm to the right will this affect the mot  


Last edited on Sun Mar 2nd, 2008 01:02 am by motdude

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