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Bike Testing -  Ask bike Testers about bike Testing | MOT Forum > Chipped engine casing bolt hole - Pass or Fail (2 replies - 19909 views)

Looks like a fail. Structural members and components includes engine mountings, where the engine is a stressed member of the structure. Reason for faure being:Any insecurity of ...   Sun May 13th, 2018 09:36 am

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > Tested wrong class (4 replies - 2816 views)

Hi there. See page 170 of MoT Testing Guide. As you haven't deliberately done it, then the most DVSA would try and hit you for is 50 ...   Sun Jan 21st, 2018 10:02 am

Legal / Enforcement Issues | MOT Forum > AE change of business name (2 replies - 12853 views)

You must inform local DVSA office of the change in business entity. Technically this should be done within a week of the change taking ...   Tue Jan 24th, 2017 11:14 am

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > 30 POINTS AWARD AGAINST MY PARTNER (10 replies - 5183 views)

If they are saying that there isn't excess play (your husband failed it on this?), then he's merely made an error of judgement. He should not ...   Fri Nov 11th, 2016 09:58 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Seat belt warning light. (5 replies - 7867 views)

Doh.  Must get stronger reading glasses!  Completely mis-read question :? ...   Tue Feb 26th, 2013 09:27 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Seat belt warning light. (5 replies - 7867 views)

The simple answer is no, it isnt a fail......yet. It will however be in the future.  It was supposed to have come into the test in April 2012, ...   Mon Feb 25th, 2013 01:06 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Wing mirror indicator light (4 replies - 12686 views)

I'm afraid all indicators fitted must work. :( See if you can repair it - might just be a wire that's come adrift inside the unit? ...   Fri Nov 16th, 2012 01:13 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Engine management light and recent MOT rule changes (4 replies - 17408 views)

It isn't in the test. Don't worry about it. Might come into the test in the next few years though..... ...   Sat Sep 29th, 2012 08:40 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Passenger Door Won't Stay Open (2 replies - 2948 views)

Both items will not be a problem. Door has to be checked it can be opened and closed securely, which it obviously can - ...   Thu Sep 6th, 2012 03:18 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT fail volvo v70 (14 replies - 7265 views)

Check the adjusters they should be on the top of the headlights, the bolts may be broken. I'd have thought somone could repair them? ...   Wed Aug 8th, 2012 12:13 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Bumper Chrome Peeling. Duct tape cover. (11 replies - 6218 views)

No it is not a fail. Tester should just pass and maybe issue an advisory comment about the 'covered' bumper. ...   Tue Jul 17th, 2012 04:26 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed on serious shock absorber leak x2 but no leak (25 replies - 16630 views)

Right I'll try again to post a reply after losing the entire message last time:( I'm afraid that complaining to VOSA with the parts in your ...   Tue Jul 17th, 2012 10:14 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > VW Scirocco MOT tomorrow (67 replies - 33998 views)

SORN/Tax/Insurance. A catch 22. Basically you should insure the vehicle to drive on the public highway. Without tax and MoT a copper would probably ...   Mon Apr 16th, 2012 09:31 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > free re-test (8 replies - 5145 views)

Silly silly garage. If they really try and make you wait for 10 days, the 're-test' scenario goes out the window and they would have to ...   Wed Apr 11th, 2012 10:03 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > AAGGHH!!!! dash lights = MOT fail from April 1st 2012. (20 replies - 24697 views)

VOSA have caused all this confusion.... In Oct 2011 (SN 7/2011), they said the new components in the test had to be tested from 1/1/12, but ...   Tue Apr 10th, 2012 09:40 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Power steering pipes excessively corroded - allegedly (25 replies - 19050 views)

For the record this new fail criteria introduced 1/1/12 for POWER STEERING PIPES states 'A fluid pipe or hose excessively damaged, corroded or fouling on ...   Fri Mar 16th, 2012 10:23 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Power steering pipes excessively corroded - allegedly (25 replies - 19050 views)

http://www.transportoffice.gov.uk/crt/doitonline/bl/mottestingmanualsandguides/mottestingmanualsandguides.htm Check out above link. Corroded power steering pipes only became an MoT failure on 1 January 2012. ...   Wed Mar 14th, 2012 11:27 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Air bag light? (14 replies - 15312 views)

Suppelmentary Restraint Systems (SRS), which in essence is airbags, comes into the test officially May 2012. At the moment a faulty light will only warrant an ...   Tue Jan 3rd, 2012 03:17 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Door Side Light missing, a fail or pass? (6 replies - 4849 views)

Being the side repeater it does need to be fitted for the MoT I'm afraid. If you cant get the whole trim before the MoT, you ...   Tue Aug 30th, 2011 11:33 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Validity of old Mot (3 replies - 2787 views)

The short answer is yes, MoT is still valid to expiry date. However, if you are caught by the police or indeed yr insurance company found ...   Mon Aug 1st, 2011 08:55 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Car failed MOT rust issue (5 replies - 7669 views)

Hi there 'Advisory notices' are not mandatory documents for MoT testers to complete. Hence MANY testers do not issue them. The advisory is just that ie ...   Wed Jul 13th, 2011 12:56 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Corrosion assessment: whack 'till you go through. (14 replies - 9343 views)

If you go to VOSA, you are appealing against an 'unfair' fail certificate - see fail cert (VT30) for appeal process. VOSA can/will charge you a test fee of ...   Tue Feb 1st, 2011 09:39 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Corrosion assessment: whack 'till you go through. (14 replies - 9343 views)

Providing the tester used the small corrosion assessment tool (some call it a toffee hammer!) then he has tested within the rules. This tool is alloy with ...   Tue Feb 1st, 2011 06:38 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Car filed on body work, should i repair (3 replies - 5817 views)

If you are happy with the car then £200 is a relatively cheap way of getting another year (at least) of motoring. The advisories are nothing to worry about.  ...   Tue Jan 11th, 2011 02:05 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > disc brakes (6 replies - 7080 views)

Brake binding is usually a problem casued by a sticking brake calliper ie pad not releasing back properly. The garage appear to be suggesting that replacing the discs ...   Wed Dec 29th, 2010 12:12 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > disc brakes (6 replies - 7080 views)

  It seems like the garage may still be under the impression that brake discs should be replaced when they're excessively scored, pitted or worn. The new reason for refusal ...   Tue Dec 28th, 2010 10:59 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failure - Was this harsh? (10 replies - 7387 views)

I would personally have a go at getting the 'leak' fixed ie bandage/welded/replacement pipe.   Then take it elsewhere and see if it passes the emissions test.  Only ...   Tue Nov 23rd, 2010 12:02 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Handbrake issues (2 replies - 3299 views)

Most cars will move with the handbrake on if you pull away in 1st gear. Sounds like you've fixed it!  Get it re-tested ASAP- many garages do re-tests within 10 ...   Mon Aug 16th, 2010 07:42 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > is this gonna make me fail (1 reply - 2450 views)

Don't worry, the needles bouncing about will not fail the MoT as these are not part of the test.    ...   Mon Jun 14th, 2010 04:12 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Advice needed please (22 replies - 6876 views)

Hi Bones I can assure you that a VE wouldn't suggest what you've said.  The test route is not mandatory and NTs can and do test in the RBT before putting a vehicle ...   Wed Feb 10th, 2010 10:22 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Advice needed please (22 replies - 6876 views)

JayL From what I'm reading now, it does not appear that your car failed the MoT at all! The VT32 is an advisory notice only.  If you ...   Tue Feb 9th, 2010 09:27 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Advice needed please (22 replies - 6876 views)

You need to speak to the manager, as it's just possible that the MoT tester may have made an error.......... It's also possible that the parts ...   Mon Feb 8th, 2010 11:53 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Advice needed please (22 replies - 6876 views)

I would suggest that you speak to the garage that replaced the discs and pads in December, as new discs and pads would not wear ...   Mon Feb 8th, 2010 11:41 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Will it pass (3 replies - 2958 views)

Yes!  Speedos are not checked in the MoT.  The tester will simply record whatever reading is showing and this will appear on your test certificate.  And next ...   Fri Jan 8th, 2010 11:38 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Rear Number Plate Light (5 replies - 12259 views)

Rear number plate light not working is an MoT fail. Wiper jets will need an antifreeze solution added to get it to pass     ...   Thu Jan 7th, 2010 10:19 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Number Plate Fail (8 replies - 5042 views)

Serious road safety implications these number plate issues.......NOT! Check this link to see the relevant jargon.  http://www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/repository/Special%20Notice%2004%20-%2009.pdf If you bought the car from this dealer, I would ...   Tue Dec 15th, 2009 03:03 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Engine warning light (2 replies - 3054 views)

Don't worry this light does not form part of the MoT test!   ...   Wed Oct 7th, 2009 04:45 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Seatbelts in Classic Cars (10 replies - 6934 views)

If the car is pre 1965 which I asusme it is, then it's exempt from seat belt test for MoT. However in September 2006 it became compulsory for ...   Mon Sep 28th, 2009 10:30 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Wrong Mileage, Fail? (2 replies - 3567 views)

Actually the mileage of a vehicle is irrelevant for the MoT itself.  While it is recorded on the MoT database, there is no requirement for it to ...   Wed Jul 29th, 2009 01:29 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > New member REF:Tyres (12 replies - 6221 views)

Small cuts in tyre walls are not fails ie as long as the depth hasn't reached the ply or cords.  Knowing you as a valued customer ...   Mon Jul 20th, 2009 02:59 pm


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