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Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

engine mounting bulbs?mustve missed em in the new manual!them things used to fail at 3.2 let alone 1.1:shock: ...   Mon Oct 29th, 2018 11:06 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Suspension Arm Ball Joint Dust Cover?? (1 reply - 1953 views)

best practice is to change the entire joint cos chances are its got dust/grit/water in it by now which means it wears out a lot ...   Thu Oct 25th, 2018 10:18 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

Have you tested a vehicle with rust holes big enough to fit your fist through? is there any particular day that theyre interested in? ...   Thu Oct 25th, 2018 02:15 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Oil leak failure (1 reply - 2420 views)

the limits you quote are the only ones weve been given,keep in mind that the guy testing it might not even be aware of it ...   Wed Oct 24th, 2018 07:00 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

that would be my guess as well,how difficult is it to press a button and enter a number?the mere fact that they consider this more ...   Wed Oct 17th, 2018 12:04 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Lap or butt weld (5 replies - 2549 views)

the battery box(from memory)is within 12"of the rear sub mounts where they bolt thru the floor as is most of the rear valance area and ...   Mon Oct 1st, 2018 08:57 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Lap or butt weld (5 replies - 2549 views)

all we get told is its gotta be a continuous weld for a patch,how you do it is your own choice as long as it ...   Mon Oct 1st, 2018 08:27 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brake Discs Inspection.....New MOT Test Rules 2018 ? (5 replies - 2247 views)

keep in mind that EVERY major retail outlet does similar or at least tries to,£150(lets say) for discs will stick in memory and you will ...   Mon Oct 1st, 2018 08:15 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brake Discs Inspection.....New MOT Test Rules 2018 ? (5 replies - 2247 views)

yep,theres folks that fail it on that but they aint allowed to,what generally happens is they get informed the discs concerned are worn below the ...   Sat Sep 29th, 2018 04:41 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > mot spell check (9 replies - 6079 views)

yup and the mot blog insists that lamp aint a fail on pads,good luck with getting a straight answer outta them,other folks have already tried,last ...   Wed Sep 26th, 2018 09:17 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > mot spell check (9 replies - 6079 views)

it don't say light just wear indicator,guess that includes squeal pins and the like ...   Wed Sep 26th, 2018 06:03 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > ESP (6 replies - 4422 views)

had similar with a mates boys car a few months back,luckily he works for a firm that makes circuit boards and such like so I ...   Thu Sep 20th, 2018 02:18 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > ESP (6 replies - 4422 views)

trouble is it leaves you with no way of telling if the switch is operating and if you press the switch and nuffin happens I ...   Wed Sep 19th, 2018 11:00 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

yup,already had that but now its sorta come back to life,slow but working:? ...   Sat Sep 15th, 2018 05:33 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

locking devices is another,i use the search function rather than scoll thru(lets say)brakes,5 screens to get what you need,type lag/bind in and youre there instantly ...   Fri Sep 14th, 2018 12:05 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

I see what you mean,log out,log back in again and up they come,to go back to your horn,not working properly is a minor,how do they ...   Thu Sep 13th, 2018 09:32 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

you sound surprised that we are being asked to hit the ground running without actually being able to test/try/train these new items beforehand.why?:shock: ...   Thu Sep 13th, 2018 07:15 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (140 replies - 71780 views)

some of em are a LOT ambiguous,pad worn to indicator?surely thatll have the light on anyway even assuming you can see it in the first ...   Wed Sep 12th, 2018 12:05 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brake balance adjuster (3 replies - 2222 views)

then get the ministry to clear it as an adjustable/replacement rear load valve which its gonna need anyway and as its a kit car I ...   Mon Sep 3rd, 2018 05:24 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Brake balance adjuster (3 replies - 2222 views)

there a few that crossover into this,rendering abs inoperative for instance(which this can do)aint allowed unless the system is removed which also aint allowed after ...   Sun Sep 2nd, 2018 07:03 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

make sure you refill the additive oil(if fitted)they run dry about 80/90k,ok so they only operate when the fuel caps opened but would be a ...   Sat Sep 1st, 2018 07:07 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

at that reg best guess is additive tank empty and dpf/cat f***ed accordingly ...   Wed Aug 29th, 2018 05:30 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > KLAXON HORN MOT TESTING (9 replies - 3891 views)

as an aside was just looking during a test,klaxon horn is a minor.....if its of interest to you horn inop is a fail,not loud enough ...   Mon Aug 20th, 2018 06:19 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > KLAXON HORN MOT TESTING (9 replies - 3891 views)

minor means its a fail but the vehicle will pass so it aint failed on the horn,cant tell your exhaust without seeing it but id ...   Mon Aug 20th, 2018 02:30 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

nuffin strange about it,by and large theyre builders wagons,most builders work different sites/areas/people all the time and I should imagine this particular cheat went thru ...   Wed Aug 15th, 2018 07:00 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

im seeing a surprising number of transits with similar plate damage,for some reason the gvw is always unaffected,must be a manufacturing fault:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D ...   Thu Aug 9th, 2018 04:28 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Exhaust gases printout (17 replies - 5304 views)

ask him to type slowly,i cant read very quick:D ...   Wed Aug 8th, 2018 08:27 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Exhaust gases printout (17 replies - 5304 views)

im going from memory here but here goes,petrol emissions testers will generally provide 2 prints,the station keeps 1 copy the presenter generally gets given the ...   Tue Aug 7th, 2018 11:57 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Exhaust gases printout (17 replies - 5304 views)

and if it didn't activate for the print? ...   Tue Aug 7th, 2018 09:56 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Exhaust gases printout (17 replies - 5304 views)

im not 100% on this but I don't think theres actually a reqmnt to issue the presenter with an emissions copy(although hes entitled to one ...   Mon Aug 6th, 2018 12:09 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Disc Brakes (7 replies - 5772 views)

the fail standard for discs on an mot is VERY minimal,they have to be in danger of cracking in half or similar.service and mot standards ...   Sat Aug 4th, 2018 07:28 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Diesel emission fail though opacity results below limit (13 replies - 4227 views)

like I said an outside possibility.its just that the readings youre quoting don't seem to make any sense,they would normally read in a fairly linear ...   Thu Aug 2nd, 2018 12:08 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Diesel emission fail though opacity results below limit (13 replies - 4227 views)

one outside possibility,did he enter it as pre 08 non turbo?your emissions sheet shud have the limit it was tested to on the initial fail,part ...   Tue Jul 31st, 2018 11:44 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Diesel emission fail though opacity results below limit (13 replies - 4227 views)

the smoke test readings and their sequence make no sense and I supect the pipe fell out halfway thru or was it actually being smoke ...   Mon Jul 30th, 2018 07:54 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

oil change,change the blocked air filter,clean/empty 200k of oil seepage outta the intercooler system(brake cleaner or thinners as an aerosol shifts quite a lotta carbon/s**te ...   Sat Jul 28th, 2018 10:41 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

ym14buj ducato.ok its done james t kirk miles but if a 14 plate fails what hope for a 04? ...   Wed Jul 25th, 2018 11:02 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > peugeot expert side sliding door missing handle (1 reply - 1515 views)

as long as it can be opened to assess testable items/areas and can be securely closed that's all we need for a load door,passenger doors ...   Wed Jul 25th, 2018 05:59 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

an 03 focus I failed a couple of weeks back tried an inlet cleaning system that uses some sorta acid fluid that appeared to work ...   Wed Jul 25th, 2018 02:28 am

Technical Discussions - Description | MOT Forum > emissions diesels (22 replies - 10378 views)

having the same probs,all the way up to about 10/11 plate.tested a tranny Saturday,2001,plated for 0.7,not a hope in hell.most of these motors never read ...   Tue Jul 24th, 2018 02:22 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > mot history (3 replies - 2332 views)

with a taxi it also wouldn't be the first ive seen with 2 vehicles operating under the same reg,could also be dvla screw up during ...   Mon Jul 16th, 2018 10:14 am


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