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Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Advice after a Fail (3 replies - 2966 views)

As you still have mot, which is not voided by the failure, and there are now no faults on the vehicle, you are legal to ...   Sat Jul 13th, 2019 12:00 pm

General Off-Topic 'Discussions' - when it gets down to the fine detail | MOT Forum > MOT Testing Magazine (14 replies - 9736 views)

Mercedes A class, testing rear brakes. The old VSI stated you had to test them with engine off, ignition on, charging the servo before testing ...   Wed Jan 16th, 2019 09:18 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > KLAXON HORN MOT TESTING (9 replies - 5955 views)

I have just checked the manual in respect to the use of a klaxon for a horn. In the past there was a specific failure ...   Tue Aug 21st, 2018 04:48 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > KLAXON HORN MOT TESTING (9 replies - 5955 views)

I'm sorry if I come across as snooty, but I hope you realise it is only because as testers we get this all the time. ...   Tue Aug 21st, 2018 04:40 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > KLAXON HORN MOT TESTING (9 replies - 5955 views)

So once more somebody just trying to do his job properly is now a 'non negative so and so' and a 'miserable old fart'. The ...   Mon Aug 20th, 2018 07:06 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Disc Brakes (7 replies - 8867 views)

They would not be allowed to fail the discs due to what they find when changing the pads. They can only go on what they ...   Mon Aug 6th, 2018 07:03 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Diesel emission fail though opacity results below limit (13 replies - 7031 views)

I don't mean to sound condescending, but would you recognise the plate if you saw it? It has nothing written on it to say it ...   Mon Aug 6th, 2018 06:46 am

Testers for Hire | MOT Forum > Technician/tester needed in Aylesbury region (0 replies - 1801 views)

Small but very busy firm on the outskirts of Aylesbury. we test class 4 and 7. If you know a technician who might want to ...   Wed Jul 4th, 2018 10:49 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > 20th may 3018 disaster (4 replies - 3816 views)

I can't help the presenters. The regulations are not mine. It was a flippant remark, because I don't believe it will be a problem. To ...   Wed May 23rd, 2018 11:26 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > 20th may 3018 disaster (4 replies - 3816 views)

Wow, rampant scaremongering, that's helpful. Look I can't say 100% that it can't happen, but I'm fairly confident when I say there will not be ...   Tue May 22nd, 2018 02:11 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > New MOT Manual. (146 replies - 105803 views)

Paul S wrote: What happened to driving to and from a place of repair/test station - surely this still stands? Nothing happened to it. It just ...   Mon May 21st, 2018 02:46 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > New generation testers (5 replies - 37348 views)

I must admit I was fairly certain that although you can complete the testers training in a matter of weeks you still had to have ...   Mon Apr 2nd, 2018 05:23 am

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > Appeal (7 replies - 5799 views)

Advice I've seen given in the past, take your inspection notes with you for the month of the test in question since they won't tell ...   Fri Dec 22nd, 2017 01:25 am

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > corrosion (11 replies - 8773 views)

Did you find out why you were treated so shoddily and, as has already been pointed out, contrary to DVSA guidelines. I think you deserve ...   Fri Dec 2nd, 2016 05:51 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > C rated tyres for 3.5t vehicle (4 replies - 4767 views)

Your tyres are within the rate you need for your vehicle axle weights.They do not need to be marked 'c' for MOT requirements ...   Fri Dec 2nd, 2016 05:45 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Exhaust; frayed flexi front pipe braiding....... Pass or fail ? (8 replies - 8937 views)

All of your ideas are acceptable for MOT, but no one on a forum can assure you the tester on the day will not put ...   Fri Oct 14th, 2016 03:22 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > new 2fa cards (10 replies - 8730 views)

Password and pin do work fine but are not good enough for the government. DVSA were allowed to let us use the pin as a ...   Tue Jun 7th, 2016 11:00 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Mot failing Co emmisons on fast idle (4 replies - 3811 views)

The best thing is to take it to a garage and have them fix it. Now you're going to tell me you can't afford garage ...   Sat Feb 27th, 2016 03:46 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > TMPS Fail (20 replies - 14270 views)

That is true Kit, but the light isn't there to say there is a fault so we're still scuppered. As already said, pass and advise. ...   Wed Feb 24th, 2016 03:47 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > TMPS Fail (20 replies - 14270 views)

Yes, I know that :D but I bet three tyres didn't spontaneously partially deflate. There's no point in fitting a system if it's just another ...   Sun Feb 21st, 2016 04:18 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > TMPS Fail (20 replies - 14270 views)

Had one in today coincidentally. Orange warning lamp lit, but it came with a screen telling me which tyres were low in pressure. 3 out ...   Fri Feb 19th, 2016 03:55 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > TMPS Fail (20 replies - 14270 views)

I remember someone saying it will light up orange for a tyre with low pressure, and red for a system fault. ...   Tue Feb 16th, 2016 02:38 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > rim kerb-damage (3 replies - 3658 views)

No I would not say that damage is serious. ...   Mon Dec 7th, 2015 08:45 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > rim kerb-damage (3 replies - 3658 views)

No I would not say that damage is serious. ...   Mon Dec 7th, 2015 08:45 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Driving car after MOT fail (15 replies - 10419 views)

You would not need any receipt from a garage after repair. After failing the mot you are aware the car is not in a roadworthy ...   Sun Nov 8th, 2015 06:41 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > when will first MOT show on dvla database (15 replies - 17152 views)

Eggman wrote: Ok so got my car mot'd on Saturday morning .It is its first mot, its not due until September 6th .It passed OK and ...   Thu Aug 27th, 2015 04:38 pm

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > MOT COMP 2 (59 replies - 52385 views)

Are these computer glitches contagious? There seems to be a lot of problems posting on this site lately. The post seems to get lost in ...   Thu Aug 20th, 2015 07:03 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > MOT COMP 2 (59 replies - 52385 views)

I wonder if mot associated computer problems are contagious because I am having problems posting on this site at all and there seems to be ...   Wed Aug 19th, 2015 10:13 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > MOT COMP 2 (59 replies - 52385 views)

Perhaps the company 'builing' the website needs to have a finacial penalty imposed every time the fiasco crashes, then perhaps more care would be taken, ...   Wed Aug 19th, 2015 10:09 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > MOT COMP 2 (59 replies - 52385 views)

I wonder if the company building the website is being paid a set amount for the fiasco or by the hour. Can't help thinking if ...   Wed Aug 19th, 2015 10:03 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > switchover (9 replies - 8379 views)

kit1958 wrote: Aylesbury Jock wrote: The thinking is that just about every garage will have access to autodata in some form or another so there is no ...   Fri Aug 7th, 2015 10:06 am

Computerisation Forum - Problem with the computer? try here | MOT Forum > switchover (9 replies - 8379 views)

The thinking is that just about every garage will have access to autodata in some form or another so there is no need for DVSA ...   Thu Aug 6th, 2015 11:38 am

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Boot Locked (20 replies - 13574 views)

DB9. I know you love debate and will go to some exasperating lengths to extend or provoke debate. Now kbs has a problem for which ...   Thu Jul 16th, 2015 09:16 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Boot Locked (20 replies - 13574 views)

For those with doubts, you must refuse to test a vehicle if, and I quote, 'a proper examination cannot be carried out because any door, ...   Thu Jul 16th, 2015 12:40 pm

MOT Discipline and Compliance - Report problems (or solutions) here | MOT Forum > what class (14 replies - 13547 views)

He's reliving all the lovely memories you brought back Stealth ...   Wed Jul 15th, 2015 08:48 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Boot Locked (20 replies - 13574 views)

The tester will require entry to the boot to inspect any prescribed areas such as suspension mountings or seat belt mountings. He may not be ...   Wed Jul 15th, 2015 01:17 pm

Pass or Fail? Ask about your car and the MOT | MOT Forum > Leaking Shocker (8 replies - 6199 views)

It is difficult to make a judgement from that photo. To fail it the leakage has to be bad enough so that you are satisfied ...   Wed Jul 1st, 2015 06:22 am

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Passed and advised by mistake (8 replies - 6782 views)

Trouble is, you have no legal right to keep the vehicle if the presenter needs to take it ...   Tue Jun 23rd, 2015 02:03 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Passed and advised by mistake (8 replies - 6782 views)

The vehicle has been issued an MOT certificate valid for 12 months so can be taxed regardless of how many failures may have been issued ...   Tue Jun 16th, 2015 08:27 pm

MOT Regulations - Need clarification? try here | MOT Forum > Passed and advised by mistake (8 replies - 6782 views)

To be remembered though, that the vehicle does afterwards have 12 months mot. That cannot be altered even though you have issued a failure later. ...   Sat Jun 13th, 2015 03:12 pm


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