PRE MOT CHECKS AT DASHWOOD

Here at Dashwood - we know how much hassle and worry the MOT test can bring to our clients - not to mention unexepected expense

We offer a full "Pre- MOT check over for your vehicle - so we can alert you to potential matters which may result in the failure of the MOT Test

This allows us to put them right before the vehicle goes for the test - saving you a failure Fee

Or...

Why not sign up for our new "Fixed Price Servicing " - so you know what your car maintenance is likely to cost you and therefore to budget better.

Please click on the TAB below to see what your car will be tested on in the MOT Test


MOT TESTING AT DASHWOOD

Dashwood Service Centre MOT Test

The MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test

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.

The fuel System
Has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.

The exhaust emissions
The vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.

The exhaust system
Is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively.

The seat belts
All belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.

The seats
The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.

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 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 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.

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 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)

Please click on the tabs on the right - and take the worry out of your MOT test experience
MOT Test at Dashwood service centre