Our MOT centre in Worcester has all the relevant tools and staff to undergo full diagnostics on your vehicle, the MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test, all UK cars 3 years old and over require a valid MOT certificate by law. The contents and standards required are set by the Vehicle Inspectorate. Our MOT garage is a professional and very well established garage based in the centre of Worcester with first class facilities, Our MOT testers and Technicians are fully qualified.
What is covered in the MOT?
The Body And Vehicle Structure:Is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury to you or a third party.
The Fuel System: Has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals tightly. The fuel cap will need to be opened.
The vehicle´s exhaust emissions: Must ensure the vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle. Generally the older the car the higher emissions are exhaled.
The Exhaust System: Is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively, to ensure low level of pollution and noise pollution.
Vehicle seat belts: All the belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place and fasten securely.
The Seats: The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.
Components to be inspected
The Doors: Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items.
The Brakes: Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.
The Tyres And Wheels: Their condition, security, size, type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected. Please remember if you need to purchase tyres, we can provide these from our garage in Worcester at low cost price.
The Registration Plates: Their condition, security, characters correctly formed and spaced.
The Lights: Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim.
The Bonnet: Securely latches in the closed position.
The Mirrors: The minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security.
Load security: Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.
The Wipers And Washers: Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.
The Windscreen: Its condition and the driver´s view of the road.
The Horn: Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.
The Steering And Suspension: Are of a satisfactory condition and operation.
The vehicle identification number (VIN) Is on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.