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MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > frozen washers? (11 replies - 9465 views)

I'm sure several years ago, during a lengthly sub zero period, VOSA did allow a temporary reprieve on screenwash functionality. But they had to make a ...   Sat Dec 15th, 2012 10:51 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Renault megane brake hose??? (32 replies - 20408 views)

Spunkymonkey wrote: As an ex aircraft tech (but not a tester) my take on that pipe would be that it's a steel braided pipe with ...   Tue Jan 31st, 2012 05:50 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > bonnet security (11 replies - 7039 views)

It's not a grey area at all Mike If a bonnet would obscure the drivers view when opened then ALL retaining devices are testable, that includes ...   Mon Aug 22nd, 2011 10:31 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Smart car Brabus emmissions question (58 replies - 15305 views)

I'm sticking to my original reply - seek advise from your local area office - that's where any comeback is likely to come from. ...   Thu May 12th, 2011 05:55 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Smart car Brabus emmissions question (58 replies - 15305 views)

I would initially look at VSI for any info - if no joy, ring area office for advise. ...   Mon May 9th, 2011 10:03 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Pass or Fail. Daft Questions. (41 replies - 26961 views)

Inner driveshaft boot - Not a testable item - Pass and advise. How about a front outer driveshaft boot split on say....  an Isuzu Trooper with ...   Thu Nov 4th, 2010 05:29 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Pass or Fail. Daft Questions. (41 replies - 26961 views)

Sidelight? Surely you mean a position light :D ...   Wed Nov 3rd, 2010 11:24 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > New "Update" (37 replies - 24449 views)

I've just had a headlamp with no defined beam image - (bulb not fitted correctly) - The RFR has gone! How am I supposed to ...   Tue Jun 15th, 2010 12:56 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Constantly running out of VT32! (8 replies - 7562 views)

Spike wrote: If you order multiple VTS packs, ie 200 or 300 slots worth, you can still only order qty 1 (=100) of the VT32s !! As ...   Fri May 14th, 2010 10:57 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > emmisions fail (7 replies - 4503 views)

"Car had new Cat & Lambda in Nov 09 to pass test." So why another MOT test only 3-4 months later? If poor quality aftermarket parts were ...   Fri Mar 5th, 2010 01:06 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Catalytic Convertor or Not? (9 replies - 5866 views)

"Meanwhile - I think it's time to get the Blackbird out & try out my new Shoei helmet" Excellent choice Stealth! I too am a Shoei clad ...   Mon Feb 15th, 2010 06:41 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > reporting concerns to vosa DON,T DO IT!!!!!!! (10 replies - 45109 views)

I can relate to this. I too have reported some quite serious shortcomings with my AE (also business owner), and a dangerously incompetent NT. I must stress ...   Tue Feb 2nd, 2010 06:53 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Tapping lamps as part of the MOT test? (16 replies - 10213 views)

Are they correct in saying that it is normal to tap / knock / bang the various lamps as part of the test? Yes, Perfectly correct. All ...   Fri Nov 6th, 2009 06:19 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Surely my corsa shouldnt of failed on this? Ive been mugged! (12 replies - 13797 views)

The pictures you show should not have failed on N/S seat belt mount area - Its the wrong side of the car! ...   Fri Aug 21st, 2009 01:19 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Latest Updates (26 replies - 19909 views)

I notice since this last update, most VT40's now have a help line number printed. I say most because of the last ten tests Ive done ...   Fri Jun 26th, 2009 07:10 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Doors required? (30 replies - 18558 views)

Provided no lights are fitted, or all blanked off, a car can pass the mot with an advisory that it is for daytime use only. I ...   Tue May 26th, 2009 09:37 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Doors required? (30 replies - 18558 views)

Strange but true! ...   Tue May 26th, 2009 09:01 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Doors required? (30 replies - 18558 views)

"Rear seatbelts only apply on vehicles first used after 31st march 1987, so your suzuki must be older?" Not necessarily - Regardless of age, there is ...   Tue May 26th, 2009 08:49 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Items not tested (32 replies - 30895 views)

nicknak wrote: Whats the consensus of opinion about using the items not tested function. What is the story on the most recent ntt courses what ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 11:37 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Items not tested (32 replies - 30895 views)

Spike wrote: What about the customers on a shoestring budget...   You fail their 'shed' on: 1. headlamp not working 2. rear brake binding 3. exhaust tail pipe & silencer ...   Thu Apr 30th, 2009 10:57 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > mot due date - CONFUSED ! (5 replies - 5349 views)

Sure sounds confusing. Why not just get it mot'd in July 09 just to be on the safe side. ...   Tue Apr 28th, 2009 09:04 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > "Firefox" (5 replies - 6198 views)

Firefox is excellent, I've used it for years and wouldn't go back to IE. Mozilla's email client (thunderbird) is also very good. ...   Sat Apr 4th, 2009 10:06 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > question (9 replies - 7532 views)

With this question, and many others in the NTTA exam - I think the easiest way to arrive at the correct answer is to rule ...   Sun Mar 15th, 2009 01:34 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Electrically Operated Handbrake (16 replies - 13426 views)

Good plan...... VOSA / Siemens are supposedly working on making the VSI printable, but by the time that happens these electronic hand brakes will be a ...   Mon Mar 9th, 2009 11:26 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Electrically Operated Handbrake (16 replies - 13426 views)

Yes - It's a very elaborate and long winded process which you have to remember, coz you cant print it out! ...   Mon Mar 9th, 2009 06:57 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT PASS OR FAIL (1 reply - 2564 views)

The screenwash must work for a pass, other items not testable. ...   Fri Feb 27th, 2009 12:59 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Registering a hovercraft for the road (36 replies - 24793 views)

Stealth wrote: KevG wrote: Figured out the brakes situation.... As it doesnt touch the ground, it does not have a Kerb weight. So 50 per cent ...   Fri Feb 13th, 2009 06:18 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Registering a hovercraft for the road (36 replies - 24793 views)

"I was going to fit two small "Jockey wheels" under the skirt, it would be a class 2. Any ideas." If the centre of the contact patches ...   Mon Feb 9th, 2009 06:36 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Snap On Sun Tech (7 replies - 6844 views)

Replacing your 'main man' with a Modis sounds an excellent idea.... ...   Wed Feb 4th, 2009 01:03 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Brake Test Results (14 replies - 9631 views)

The second set of RBT results are obviously the ones to record with the pass. If you wish to record the initial RBT result, do so ...   Sat Jan 31st, 2009 02:25 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Inspecting Components (34 replies - 21471 views)

The spring steel bar welded into the rear axle beam on the Corsa 'B' is an anti roll bar. The only relevance of it's fixing method ...   Wed Jan 21st, 2009 12:16 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Indicators (2 replies - 2808 views)

Self cancelling is not part of the test. So provided they turn on, flash correctly, and turn off - It should pass ...   Wed Jan 14th, 2009 06:40 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > help passing ntt exam (12 replies - 12204 views)

Spongebob wrote: Trouble is it doesn't stop every numpty with an NVQ level 2 from becoming a tester though does it. In fact OP there's ...   Mon Dec 15th, 2008 01:01 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > door/wing (1 reply - 3017 views)

No, as long as the damage hasn't resulted in sharp edges. ...   Fri Nov 21st, 2008 01:05 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > alloys - bits missing (1 reply - 2944 views)

No problem at all. The plastic centre caps are purely cosmetic. ...   Sun Oct 19th, 2008 10:20 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > flat spot on tyres, and rubbing handbrake (2 replies - 4777 views)

no and no ...   Sat Oct 18th, 2008 08:34 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Brake Test Results (105 replies - 72338 views)

David wrote: Rebel wrote: "The regulations don't support a conclusion known as "probably"" I know, but it is the best you're going to get unless i ...   Wed Oct 15th, 2008 11:58 pm


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