Dashwood Service Centre - MOT Tests
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
body and vehicle
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 vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.
The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position
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 minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security..
Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.
Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.
tyres and wheels
Their condition, security, size, type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected. .
Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim. .
wipers and washers
Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.
Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.
Their condition, security, characters correctly formed and spaced
Securely latches in the closed position.
Its condition and the driver’s view of the road.
steering & suspension
Are of a satisfactory condition and operation.