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Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Dual Purpose Vehicle Class 4 Query (3 replies - 1768 views)

probably more likely that they just don't wanna test a defender!keep in mind that even tho its technically class 4 they may need class 7 ...   Mon Jul 16th, 2018 07:11 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Airbag warning on multifunction display (17 replies - 7723 views)

and I queried this very make,model and type of problem on the mot forums,the mot blogs and on the ministry feedback system 2 mnths before ...   Tue Jul 10th, 2018 11:50 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Airbag warning on multifunction display (17 replies - 7723 views)

yeah but essentially most of the time your knocking out a light that's just gonna come straight back on,makes it sorta pointless testing it in ...   Tue Jul 10th, 2018 10:59 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Airbag warning on multifunction display (17 replies - 7723 views)

yeah,since when did we plug in a diagnostic on test?light on=fail,light goes off or doesn't work at all?pass.always seemed pretty simple to me.i see his ...   Tue Jul 10th, 2018 08:59 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > new lay out (19 replies - 7992 views)

think the majority of the problem is that most(particularly pre 09) don't read anywhere near their plated limit and whats more never have done but ...   Thu Jul 5th, 2018 10:48 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > new lay out (19 replies - 7992 views)

its not massively over is it?also somewhat unusual to have a vivaro that revs!check the basics first,air/fuel filters,is the egr jamming,how old is the oil?stuff ...   Wed Jul 4th, 2018 12:05 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > new lay out (19 replies - 7992 views)

the only improvements ive found are that you don't have to select front/rear for position lamps + 1 less screen to access em and greased ...   Tue Jul 3rd, 2018 11:33 am

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

think they mentioned this very fault on the mot blog a few months back and I suggested putting it on vsi or similar if its ...   Sat Jun 30th, 2018 03:50 am

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

I tend to feel around transit leaf anchor eye bushes for the same reason but ive seen a lot more of them broke than I ...   Fri Jun 29th, 2018 07:13 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > new lay out (19 replies - 7992 views)

yup and brake performance rfrs shouldn't require going thru 6 screens to access,headlamp beam pattern shud be a simple accessible failure,track rods/balljoints shouldn't be listed ...   Wed Jun 27th, 2018 03:58 am

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

think they've got more comments than they can handle:shock:ive stopped wasting my time on it.wheres the point in snagging it for em only to be ...   Sat Jun 23rd, 2018 03:06 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > American import emissions on mot (4 replies - 4252 views)

if its registered as j(01/08/91 to 31/07/92)it aint subject to a cat test assuming that its not a private reg.cat test is for vehicles registered ...   Wed Jun 13th, 2018 06:09 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > American import emissions on mot (4 replies - 4252 views)

this is a bit confusing but ill have a guess,you mention lpg so I assume its a petrol vehicle.for emissions purposes a lot depends on ...   Mon Jun 11th, 2018 09:34 am

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

a lotta those words look sorta familiar....but seriously how hard can it be for the ministry to get the relevant nos from the manufacturers and ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2018 07:03 am

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

and unless im hallucinating the corrosion box ive been ticking is now gone and structural is all that's left,i wish theyd tell us..... ...   Sat May 26th, 2018 07:49 am

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

all the fails ive done so far on corrosion ive just ticked the box saying excess corrosion in proscribed area rather than the one saying ...   Fri May 25th, 2018 11:58 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Date of first use confusion (3 replies - 1744 views)

that makes life easy don't it,so whys the log book different then? ...   Fri May 25th, 2018 10:01 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Date of first use confusion (3 replies - 1744 views)

you can have this happen with imports/ex mod to name but a few,youll have to check with dvsa for their official answer, current emails being ...   Fri May 25th, 2018 07:04 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > 20th may 3018 disaster (4 replies - 2480 views)

well said,nuffins changed,its just written in big writing that a presenter can no longer pretend he didn't see,after that the choice is theirs.we got enuff ...   Wed May 23rd, 2018 11:48 am

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

the rfr now says inop OR indicating a fault,the sidewall instructions rfr has made a comeback as well,more as I find it:( ...   Tue May 22nd, 2018 12:04 pm

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

as ive mentioned before you have to be pretty unlucky to get done for stuff like this,short of an accident/injury its real unlikely,as a for ...   Tue May 22nd, 2018 12:01 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Any new rules? (9 replies - 5226 views)

might be a good idea:P ...   Wed May 16th, 2018 08:19 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Any new rules? (9 replies - 5226 views)

as an aside I have had friends on traders and private policies and so forth who have had cover withdrawn due to defects to the ...   Wed May 16th, 2018 02:32 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Any new rules? (9 replies - 5226 views)

lets try this again,reverse lights weren't part of the test,next week they will be.you have NEVER been able to drive your car legally with fail ...   Tue May 15th, 2018 04:52 am

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > Any new rules? (9 replies - 5226 views)

the regs he refers to come in on 20/5/18 for reverse etc,in order to save a lotta time typing bottom line is your lights if ...   Tue May 15th, 2018 02:22 am

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

I will be wrong one day,it just aint gonna be today is all:shock: ...   Thu May 10th, 2018 02:23 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Catalytic Converters Removed - Car presented on LPG (29 replies - 11588 views)

yeah,shall we think about taking this up professionally do you think?:D:D:D ...   Sat May 5th, 2018 05:32 am

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

as ive posted elsewhere I requested they get someone with an adult reading level to proof read it,im not hopeful this will occur:shock: ...   Tue May 1st, 2018 07:34 am

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

youre familiar with the concept that a camel was a horse designed by a committee yes?this new manual appears to follow the same concept and ...   Tue May 1st, 2018 06:22 am

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

add that you need more than 1 wheel nut missing to fail it now:shock:load ratings not displayed pass to name but a few.... ...   Tue May 1st, 2018 05:37 am

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

Paul S wrote: Defect that no longer cause an MOT test fail: master cylinder cap missing. New item that you will test from 20 May 2018 are: ...   Sun Apr 29th, 2018 06:04 am

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

have given up even bothering with any ministry publications/blogs etc.yes I know it sounds defeatist but I am sick of completely wasting my time.take a ...   Sat Apr 28th, 2018 07:09 am

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

if that bothers you don't look at horn not loud enuff to be heard by another road user minor defect,makes it sorta pointless even having ...   Wed Apr 25th, 2018 11:11 am

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

judging by the new manual you tick the minor box that says damaged but not seriously affecting drivers view,couldnt see any max/min damage limits either ...   Wed Apr 25th, 2018 08:06 am

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > diagnostic scanner (6 replies - 11774 views)

had a few 206s with the same,generally an injectors gone but hey,the wirings always been s**te on em. ...   Tue Apr 24th, 2018 02:34 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Insignia alloy wheel damaged will it pass mot? (6 replies - 3043 views)

add oil pump failures for the engine on some versions(typically preceded by low oil pressure warning for approx 10 secs on the dash leds but ...   Mon Apr 23rd, 2018 06:13 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Advice needed, poorly Punto. (1 reply - 1370 views)

your red fluid is most likely engine coolant,theres no way to be 100% without actually looking at it(and as you've found people want paying for ...   Thu Apr 19th, 2018 10:56 am

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

its no different to how its always been,theyre just writing it in larger print.we cant stop em driving with dangerous on the ticket,never could,never have,never ...   Wed Apr 18th, 2018 12:01 pm

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > diagnostic scanner (6 replies - 11774 views)

in fairness this was a couple of years back and all I needed was summat for the bt jobs,you know the ones,friends and family!leccy handbrakes,regens ...   Wed Apr 18th, 2018 02:35 am

Equipment Forum - Advice on Parts, Service, Performance etc | MOT Forum > diagnostic scanner (6 replies - 11774 views)

ended up with the launch pro,the distributers are 2 doors up from us,case,all connecters etc 700quid(he owes me a few favours) ...   Mon Apr 16th, 2018 04:13 am


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