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MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > more airbags (4 replies - 3353 views)

Thanks for that DB9, I did actually speak to my VE about it (and looked in at 5.4) and he highlighted the ALLto me but ...   Wed Sep 3rd, 2014 07:08 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > more airbags (4 replies - 3353 views)

Had a Y reg 106 in today, drivers and passengers seat airbags have been deployed,but airbag warning light functions correctly. As the manual states ALL ...   Wed Sep 3rd, 2014 06:38 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Rolling Brake Test-vehicle weight (14 replies - 13139 views)

The brake tester appears automated, on ours the brake tester weighs each axle then adds them together to get the overall weight. There doesn't ...   Sat Aug 23rd, 2014 08:22 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > could not match bmw on vts computer (4 replies - 4749 views)

I've used http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi when I need to find information for BMWs ...   Fri Jul 25th, 2014 07:34 pm

Testers for Hire | MOT Forum > Tester available (1 reply - 2441 views)

Looking for work in Bristol or Bath area, 15yrs + experience, Class 4 and 7, fulfilled site manager role for last 8yrs but only class ...   Mon May 12th, 2014 12:58 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Kit Cars (1 reply - 2419 views)

Tapley for brakes, log on with VRN and last 6 of vin, go with the dvla details at top of screen, often have to tick ...   Sun Oct 13th, 2013 08:34 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > ADVISORIES (26 replies - 23620 views)

an oil leak is not an mot failure, but is in the list of non component related advisories. ...   Wed Nov 21st, 2012 08:23 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Dangerous? (48 replies - 28346 views)

I seem to remember that the extra brake light regs came about when Datsun and other japanese manufacturers were fitting 2 brake lights in each ...   Sat Nov 3rd, 2012 05:54 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Failure - Independent advice required (23 replies - 12100 views)

spotty wrote: With regard to the third brake light, I was told by a VOSA vehicle examiner that if it was factory fitted to that model ...   Mon Jul 25th, 2011 07:35 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Changing to a Limited Company (6 replies - 7269 views)

We changed to ltd in Jan this year, it took approx 8 weeks for everything to go through with Vosa, but beware the Vatman it's ...   Thu Mar 24th, 2011 04:47 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Pass or Fail (14 replies - 21632 views)

Aylesbury Jock wrote: Bright Ideas? wrote: Now although as KevG said the condition of the brake disc and condition of the pad(s) are seperate, when the ...   Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 08:56 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Golf - Boot lid won't open (46 replies - 15323 views)

Another one here told at refresher if you can examine the boot area by folding seats forward, it is acceptable. This was at bristol, if the ...   Wed Feb 9th, 2011 06:20 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > P regs (14 replies - 11455 views)

A P reg mondeo came in, apart from a brake pipe letting go as it was being checked, it also had some slight play and ...   Wed Jan 26th, 2011 09:41 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Customers!!! (18 replies - 10903 views)

Stupid customers Those with faulty lights, one without a headlamp lens " I didn't think that came into it!" Stroppy Customers A customer had a dip and main ...   Sun Jan 16th, 2011 05:12 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Telephone Line Out (8 replies - 6249 views)

Haven't heard of problems in the Bath area ...   Tue Jan 4th, 2011 09:35 pm

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

mjk wrote: I use steering system / ball joint excessive play and add "Track rod inner"   I used to do that until a member of the motor ...   Thu Nov 4th, 2010 07:28 pm

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

My last refresher inner cv boot not a testable item, therefore p & a, however excessive wear of the inner joint is a fail as regards ...   Thu Nov 4th, 2010 06:25 pm

MOT Testing Frequency change - Good or Bad? > MOT Test Frequency (26 replies - 29494 views)

As it's the mail, it's quite possibly old (or made up)news anyway. They obviously don't check their facts or proofread very well 1st they claim the ...   Thu Jul 15th, 2010 07:19 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Worn front brake disks, fail? (13 replies - 10347 views)

Conned, since beginning of June worn brake discs are no longer a reason for rejection, did you see a VT30 failure with "Brake discs worn ...   Thu Jul 1st, 2010 09:03 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Metal Brake pipes. (28 replies - 26618 views)

Actually had something similar yesterday, Mondeo arrives parks up, customer in office, take details blah blah, get car on ramp, check servo from drivers seat, ...   Thu Jul 1st, 2010 08:53 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > Dual Purpose Vehicles (25 replies - 28778 views)

volksjim wrote: no more excessively worn discs or advisorys for slight pitting or wear... But is that a mistake by siemens or vosa? I had a gander there ...   Mon Jun 7th, 2010 07:08 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Manifold blow = fail? (14 replies - 8686 views)

It also depends on the effect on the emissions, it could could cause excess co on a cat equipped car ...   Wed May 5th, 2010 09:26 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > Friday shocker - seat belt repairs (6 replies - 8243 views)

Had a 1954 Bentley in today, the seatbelt appears to have been extended, but using a friction buckle. He could have saved himself some grief ...   Tue Apr 6th, 2010 09:10 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT failure (26 replies - 21406 views)

http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m3s03000101.htm section 6 6. When the brake is fully applied a. knock the top and each side of the lever and check ...   Wed Feb 24th, 2010 06:26 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > Landrover (4 replies - 6156 views)

had a landrover in for test this morning one of the items it failed on was swivel pin movement, video on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3euwJ0WT39g even more ...   Tue Jan 19th, 2010 07:28 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > retests (13 replies - 9115 views)

The word at initial ntt training is that if it goes onto a public road it is considered to have left the VTS even ...   Fri Nov 27th, 2009 07:12 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Micra cross members, fail or advise? (28 replies - 18903 views)

came across one a couple of years back, just after going computerised, had to advise as couldn't find it in the list of rfrs, now ...   Wed Nov 18th, 2009 06:34 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Posters in test bay (10 replies - 7233 views)

If I cannot find a weight ie for camper vans etc, then I'll use the tapley for service and parking brake efficiencies and the ...   Mon Nov 16th, 2009 06:35 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > LED Lights (front or rear) (5 replies - 3921 views)

see http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m3s01000101.htm method of inspection number 4"Note: At least 50% of light sources in a lamp must illuminate." ...   Thu Oct 22nd, 2009 07:44 pm

DVSA/VOSA Performance Monitoring - bad experience? Let us know | MOT Forum > Number of tests per day (47 replies - 48253 views)

single tester here , usual average 120-140 pm, have noticed the fall off in tests down to 100pm recently, could it be scrappage scheme ...   Tue Oct 20th, 2009 06:58 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Stroppy clients (12 replies - 7541 views)

I even completed the vt17 for him, and addressed the envelope to the local area office, not heard a whisper since. ...   Tue Oct 20th, 2009 06:52 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > Missing Symbol? (7 replies - 6180 views)

noted this a m that the message symbol is back ;) and a letter arrived , our upgraded base unit should be installed within next 4 ...   Mon Oct 12th, 2009 06:58 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Stroppy clients (12 replies - 7541 views)

The pad was from the vehicle, the inside of the disc showed "polishing " of the rust ring around the inner edge of the disc,as ...   Fri Sep 18th, 2009 08:55 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MOT even though it had a service just 6 months ago? (22 replies - 17404 views)

Is it worth another test fee, depends how much they've quoted for repairs I'd guess, however it's just possible they may find something else instead, ...   Fri Sep 18th, 2009 08:48 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Failed MOT even though it had a service just 6 months ago? (22 replies - 17404 views)

6,000 mls is long enough for things to wear out, however the fast fit centres do have a poor reputation for being (shall we say) ...   Fri Sep 18th, 2009 08:39 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Stroppy clients (12 replies - 7541 views)

Recently failed a Skoda Octavia, cv boot, a tyre and front brake pads, the vehicle presenter went away disappointed with the fail but reasonably happy. Presenter ...   Fri Sep 18th, 2009 08:27 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Towbar obscuring rear no plate (20 replies - 13431 views)

I see fewer towbars than I used too, however those that I do find obscuring the number plate get the red ticket :D ...   Mon Sep 14th, 2009 08:07 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > HELP PLEASE....GETTING A GIBRALTAR REGISTERED CAR MOT TESTED (11 replies - 10327 views)

I have had a vehicle in with german plates being brought back/reimported for test, advice from Vosa was to test on the plates as fitted, ...   Sat Sep 12th, 2009 06:12 pm

Road Safety Shockers - Dangerous Defects! | MOT Forum > Seat belts (7 replies - 23425 views)

I recently had a citroen 2cv presented with a belt cut through and hand sewn with tacking stitches. What were they thinking ? ...   Thu Sep 10th, 2009 07:36 pm


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