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Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Fail Help (11 replies - 4553 views)

if the guys never worked on one he may not be aware its a separate component,in situ it all looks like the same piece as ...   Mon Apr 29th, 2019 10:24 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Fail Help (11 replies - 4553 views)

as per the prior discussions on this very subject I alluded to in my original reply,as mentioned id expect an advise at the low end ...   Mon Apr 29th, 2019 09:20 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > MOT Fail Help (11 replies - 4553 views)

the ministry guidance is along the lines of"if another defect is spotted on retest that would justify failing then fail it"and is summat mostly seen ...   Mon Apr 29th, 2019 07:18 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > 8.1.1 Noise suppression system (5 replies - 2872 views)

at one stage the ministry was accepting an exhaust(however goddam noisy)as long as it had a box of some sort somewhere,dunno if its still the ...   Sat Apr 27th, 2019 11:01 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > A case for why they should remove wheels for MOT? (2 replies - 2374 views)

have a good look round the beam axle while youre there,it can rot out particularly around the angle brackets to the rear shocks+the axle mounts,when ...   Tue Apr 23rd, 2019 07:14 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Role Assignment (3 replies - 1533 views)

count your lucky stars,a lotta the sns/messages they've been sending out lately you get to work Monday morning and you've got 24hrs to read/understand/acknowledge a ...   Wed Apr 17th, 2019 02:08 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Role Assignment (3 replies - 1533 views)

just a thought but did you do your training?it was due end of march ...   Tue Apr 16th, 2019 11:25 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

if you wanna real chuckle try passing an 09 merc with a smoke limit of 3.20,dunno about you but I dunno ANY approved meters thatll ...   Thu Mar 28th, 2019 09:38 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

yeah,it was comical when I read that,lets stick it next to assessing the effect of deteriorated no plates on anpr cameras with inspection eqpmnt consisting ...   Wed Mar 27th, 2019 03:16 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > 13 Pin Trailer Socket (18 replies - 5565 views)

Paul S wrote: interested to know the make & model of the trailer socket tester he was using, which had 3 LEDs for the stop lightsditto,weve ...   Tue Mar 19th, 2019 10:43 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > 'vehicle specific information' (25 replies - 14661 views)

Paul S wrote: off topic below is a useful for annual training https://www.motjuice.co.uk/blog/2019/280219-blog-training-records.html?facebook-060319 and.. way to practice for your Annual Assessment https://www.motjuice.co.uk/motjquiz/?facebook-070319 ..you may need to be on facebook ...   Sat Mar 9th, 2019 08:02 am

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > Any tips for a new tester (5 replies - 2212 views)

firstly youre gonna make mistakes,we all do,dont beat yourself up about it cos the more you learn the fewer youll make,we ALL started where you ...   Fri Mar 1st, 2019 11:50 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Rust on sill C4GP fail or pass? (1 reply - 1270 views)

outer sill is load bearing on pretty much most modern cars,the appendix c you refer to is a generic guide for testers to improve understanding ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2019 11:41 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Categorisation of rust/corrosion (1 reply - 1148 views)

I would expect similar advises this time around assuming it aint got no worse because it sure wont have healed up on its own.from a ...   Thu Feb 14th, 2019 07:16 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Testing Seat Belts (2 replies - 1482 views)

if the belts are visible then we are supposed to test em,as stealth says if missing then not.under the previous mot system removal of passenger ...   Sat Feb 9th, 2019 02:21 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Airbag light (6 replies - 29176 views)

if the airbag lights indicating a fault while they test it then yeah itll fail.i don't recall nissans that age having two airbag lights,do you ...   Mon Feb 4th, 2019 07:08 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > DPF Tampering and the MOT (12 replies - 4069 views)

in practice on many vehicles its difficult(or in some cases impossible)to ascertain the presence(or otherwise) of dpfs/cats due to some vehicle constructions/visibility issues.add this to ...   Mon Jan 28th, 2019 11:38 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Vauxhall Combo Van (3 replies - 1620 views)

add that to the fact that 3 door cars exist and they sure as hell don't have rear doors handles or otherwise.i would ask your ...   Mon Jan 28th, 2019 02:21 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > MOT Testing Magazine (14 replies - 6310 views)

yeah,remember em telling us about corsa b pillar cracks on c/d models,top mounts for same,any vw polo a top mount play advise left over from ...   Wed Jan 16th, 2019 07:28 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > MOT Testing Magazine (14 replies - 6310 views)

wouldn't know what cut and paste is(not computer literate)but anythings gotta be better than typing it out manually 3 or 4 times a day ...   Wed Jan 16th, 2019 02:19 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > MOT Testing Magazine (14 replies - 6310 views)

another part of my comment to them re assesments,theyre trying to give the impression that taking it early will somehow help,utter rubbish,i did mine a ...   Sat Jan 12th, 2019 09:37 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > MOT Testing Magazine (14 replies - 6310 views)

looking at their current post about rag and saying agency/self employed testers could always undergo additional training to improve their prospects with potential employers.i aint ...   Sat Jan 12th, 2019 07:03 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > MOT Testing Magazine (14 replies - 6310 views)

or at the very least sent to all testers by some readable format as opposed to hoping it travels by osmosis:shock: ...   Wed Jan 9th, 2019 02:13 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Hello!! i'm new here (1 reply - 1106 views)

if its dvsa you could be just what weve praying for:D ...   Wed Jan 9th, 2019 02:10 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > XMAS (4 replies - 1991 views)

what?a deaf dumb blonde millionaires who owns a brewery?aim high my children:D:D:D ...   Sat Dec 22nd, 2018 10:28 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > XMAS (4 replies - 1991 views)

you aint met the family but I suppose theres always hope:shock: ...   Sat Dec 22nd, 2018 03:59 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Petol Engine into a Diesel Van (40 replies - 11916 views)

nope,test abandoned due to risk of damage or injury,me punching s**t out of the gopher..... ...   Mon Dec 17th, 2018 02:18 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Petol Engine into a Diesel Van (40 replies - 11916 views)

I was thinking of someone conducting a smoke test on it:shock:and yeah ive seen it tried:shock::shock::shock: ...   Sun Dec 16th, 2018 05:43 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Petol Engine into a Diesel Van (40 replies - 11916 views)

might rattle a tad on the governor test:D:D:D:Daint there summat in the manual about not conducting a test in such a way that it would ...   Sat Dec 15th, 2018 02:22 am

DVSA/VOSA Performance Monitoring - bad experience? Let us know | MOT Forum > red.amber.green (3 replies - 3252 views)

given December tends to be fairly quiet in the run up to xmas I wonder whether thatll put me in the green next month due ...   Thu Dec 13th, 2018 11:30 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

thatll be because we are now paying for the ink,paper,computers,training,broadband etc etc.cutting costs is a piece of piss if all you are gonna do is ...   Thu Dec 13th, 2018 07:14 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Petol Engine into a Diesel Van (40 replies - 11916 views)

that's why I said the emissions limits for the engines hes suggested will essentially be identical to default which means a cat test of some ...   Wed Dec 12th, 2018 10:26 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Petol Engine into a Diesel Van (40 replies - 11916 views)

the onus is on you when presenting for test to prove the age of the engine you've installed if you want it testing to a ...   Wed Dec 12th, 2018 02:21 am

DVSA/VOSA Performance Monitoring - bad experience? Let us know | MOT Forum > red.amber.green (3 replies - 3252 views)

count your lucky stars,i was amber before I went on holiday,came back to find im now red:shock:couldnt be my 70% fail rate for the last ...   Mon Dec 10th, 2018 11:48 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

was replying to stealth,re brake my point was that given the linings binding are also service brake then fail that for binding cos if youre ...   Wed Nov 14th, 2018 02:59 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

message received guy,no bother:Dits starting to get boring anyway,repetition always does,ref also your pm ...   Sat Nov 10th, 2018 10:53 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

yup and ive already written some of it up as my cpd:Das in how not to do it:D:Ddidnt see a lot else about it on ...   Sat Nov 10th, 2018 06:02 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

assuming its also a service brake(and given the caliper arms seized)I assume foot+handbrakes are the same linings therefore the service brake is binding,id just fail ...   Thu Nov 8th, 2018 11:06 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

so in 2017 it was hunky dory and this year its failed spectacularly twice?quality,thatll be another internet bargain/barn find with a moody ticket last year ...   Tue Oct 30th, 2018 08:32 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71792 views)

castrolrob wrote: Have you tested a vehicle with rust holes big enough to fit your fist through? is there any particular day that theyre interested in?try *******,the ...   Tue Oct 30th, 2018 05:55 am


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