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DVSA/VOSA Performance Monitoring - bad experience? Let us know | MOT Forum > Inspection method . (21 replies - 3811 views)

Stealth wrote: Paul S wrote: Probably not relevant but how does a VE on a Public Service, Heavy Goods and Agricultural Vehicle determine More than one wheel ...   Thu Nov 18th, 2021 08:46 pm

DVSA/VOSA Performance Monitoring - bad experience? Let us know | MOT Forum > Inspection method . (21 replies - 3811 views)

Was it not DVSA a couple of years back that changed the testing standards and said a wheel fixing missing was a Minor and not ...   Wed Nov 10th, 2021 11:01 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT tyre failure (9 replies - 1811 views)

Stealth wrote: DB9 wrote: That's interesting, in my experience I've always thought the colour was white or light grey. Try doing a google search for tyres-ply or ...   Thu Nov 4th, 2021 07:49 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT tyre failure (9 replies - 1811 views)

That's interesting, in my experience I've always thought the colour was white or light grey. Try doing a google search for tyres-ply or cords exposed ...   Wed Nov 3rd, 2021 08:36 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT tyre failure (9 replies - 1811 views)

I see tyres failing all the time for profit. Pity I can't expand the photo for a more detailed closer inspection. Doesn't the manual say ...   Sat Oct 30th, 2021 08:12 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Wrong MOT History (3 replies - 793 views)

We say prevention is better than the cure. Best to stay clear and find something else. Let somebody else have the headache. ...   Sat Oct 30th, 2021 08:05 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Disc Brakes (7 replies - 9065 views)

Without a visual inspection of the surface area of the brake discs I'm not convinced over the internet that anybody can advise if the discs ...   Thu Aug 9th, 2018 02:57 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Diesel emission fail though opacity results below limit (13 replies - 7180 views)

I'll assume then that the test was carried out after May 20? Not all gas analysers had been updated at that time and a delay has ...   Wed Aug 8th, 2018 01:57 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (146 replies - 107829 views)

When you jack up the rear of the vehicle allowing the rear axle to hang freely lower the ramp so that it is at a ...   Wed Jun 27th, 2018 11:58 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (146 replies - 107829 views)

Paul S wrote: Agreed, ,i also wish theyd tell us; Brake fluid (1.8) Additional braking device performance (1.5) Daytime running lamps (4.2) Front fog lamps (4.5) Reversing lamps (4.6) Bumpers (6.1.4) Prop shafts ...   Sat Jun 23rd, 2018 02:43 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > DGA 1800 parts? (2 replies - 3933 views)

Yes I have one with all the extras and all books that came with it. ...   Tue Jun 14th, 2016 02:30 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Audi A3 headlamp image fail (4 replies - 4042 views)

To be honest the beam images don't look good to me, either the lenses are dirty/deteriorated or the bulbs are still not correctly located. ...   Tue May 31st, 2016 05:16 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > exhaust rear box, small hole, from new. (2 replies - 3597 views)

I remember drain holes as you describe as far back as the late 1990's, I think the drain holes came about around the time cat's ...   Tue May 31st, 2016 05:08 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Martins (0 replies - 2482 views)

Please advise why my pm facility has been disabled. ...   Thu Jan 21st, 2016 09:20 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > CV boot banding tool (5 replies - 5323 views)

At the end he uses the same pliers as mine, as he says they give a tighter crimp when the centre section rises. :) ...   Sun Nov 29th, 2015 11:29 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > CV boot banding tool (5 replies - 5323 views)

I just had a look at mine in comparison to yours, the difference is between them that your centre section is on the outside of ...   Sun Nov 29th, 2015 09:16 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > CV boot banding tool (5 replies - 5323 views)

Not much chance of advising you with a private video that no one can view :? ...   Sun Nov 29th, 2015 06:10 pm

DVSA/VOSA Performance Monitoring - bad experience? Let us know | MOT Forum > Ten million MOT tests on comp (2 replies - 4180 views)

Stealth wrote: I wonder how many were Contingency Tests About 9 985 665 :D Not as bad as VW's payout over the emissions scandal, that's only an estimated; about ...   Thu Nov 26th, 2015 09:57 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Military Examiner (1 reply - 3948 views)

maltbyd wrote: Hi guys I am a civilian working for the MOD and I carry out MEIs which are MOTs for the army. I sat a ...   Wed Nov 18th, 2015 10:07 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MoT test - advice needed (23 replies - 16368 views)

That's not a problem, tell the garage/mechanic of your choice that you require a quote to repair the car, just make sure you show the ...   Wed Nov 18th, 2015 07:47 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MoT test - advice needed (23 replies - 16368 views)

Big mistake, you should never have contacted your insurance, you need insurance to drive your vehicle to a Test Station booked in advance, however once ...   Wed Nov 18th, 2015 05:28 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MoT test - advice needed (23 replies - 16368 views)

The headlamp issue unless the lamp is broken more than likely is not a major issue, like I said try the bulb and shine the ...   Wed Nov 18th, 2015 04:21 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MoT test - advice needed (23 replies - 16368 views)

Beach1979 wrote: I am a bit baffled by the issue with the offside light. The tester says it's the inner, dipped main beam ...   Wed Nov 18th, 2015 10:26 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MoT test - advice needed (23 replies - 16368 views)

Get a second opinion and or quotes before you move it on. 1.8A.1b = could be a faulty/incorrectly fitted bulb or the lens is dirty on ...   Tue Nov 17th, 2015 09:42 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Driving car after MOT fail (15 replies - 10563 views)

I suppose there could still be some confusion then over what I meant about proving the repair had been done with a receipt. A layperson ...   Sat Nov 14th, 2015 07:00 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > disciplinary interview (3 replies - 5505 views)

kit1958 wrote: It sounds fairly serious, so maybe it's time to get professional help I agree. Find a consultant, there are some listed on this forum in ...   Fri Nov 13th, 2015 10:49 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Driving car after MOT fail (15 replies - 10563 views)

DB9 wrote: 1900sr wrote: I think it's just a cock-up on the website. Surely if they'd changed the law the wording I quoted in my first post ...   Thu Nov 5th, 2015 10:55 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Driving car after MOT fail (15 replies - 10563 views)

1900sr wrote: I think it's just a cock-up on the website. Surely if they'd changed the law the wording I quoted in my first post on ...   Thu Nov 5th, 2015 10:50 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Door cards attached for MOT test? (2 replies - 3924 views)

With regards to Door Cards I take it you mean Door Handles? Providing that the tester knows how to open the doors from both inside and ...   Sun Nov 1st, 2015 11:24 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Driving car after MOT fail (15 replies - 10563 views)

It seems the Government have changed the rules for driving after a failed mot test then, without letting Test Stations know of this so we ...   Sat Oct 31st, 2015 03:32 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > My engine blew up during emissions test (4 replies - 5258 views)

I understand DVSA's take on the situation, but I never believed they were right. DVSA tell us how the method of inspection should be carried ...   Mon Oct 19th, 2015 10:33 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Mot Failure help required. (14 replies - 9857 views)

About 15 replies there Rob, he should get the message LOL:D ...   Sat Oct 17th, 2015 04:51 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Brake performance- Items not tested (15 replies - 13644 views)

goddens wrote: What is the procedure for when a brake pipe bursts under pressure and you can not carry out a brake test? Just had my second ...   Wed Sep 30th, 2015 07:22 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > New system warnings when advising an item: (4 replies - 4919 views)

I have had the red box a few times but nothing written in it :) When the system don't let me enter text manually I just ...   Mon Sep 28th, 2015 06:06 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Engine management and SRS Light (11 replies - 12128 views)

None of the lights you listed are requirements of the mot test, so in answer to your question, NO. :) ...   Sun Sep 27th, 2015 01:06 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Mot recruitment agency's (3 replies - 4238 views)

Why not just get some cards made up with your name and contact details on and walk into Test Stations and offer your services directly ...   Sat Sep 26th, 2015 05:06 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > vw emisions (1 reply - 2585 views)

I thought it was something to do with flouting the Type Approval emissions nothing to do with the mot test. Somebody resigned with a 20 ...   Thu Sep 24th, 2015 06:33 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Brake performance- Items not tested (15 replies - 13644 views)

kit1958 wrote: goddens wrote: Emissions not tested was found by searching "not tested" in the generally useless search box. Brakes not tested is still in the manual- http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m4s03000701.htm Good link ...   Mon Sep 14th, 2015 08:04 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Brake performance- Items not tested (15 replies - 13644 views)

goddens wrote: Where the hell is it? Its listed in MOT special notice 05-14 but I can only find emissions-not tested in RFR. I'd be interested in ...   Fri Sep 11th, 2015 08:45 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > comp 2 (6 replies - 6529 views)

it seems you have no sense of humor, it was meant as a bit of fun, you have seriously worked in the civil service too ...   Fri Sep 11th, 2015 08:39 pm


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