Jun 1, 2015
Vehicles on the road need to be kept in roadworthy condition. A MOT test check is used to make sure a car meets environmental and road safety standards. Having a MOT test is not considered car service, but may reveal the need for it. The general mechanical condition of a car is not checked.The MOT test is required by the third anniversary of a vehicle’s registration and every year after that. Ambulances, taxis, and passenger vehicles seating nine to twelve people must be tested every year. The MOT certificate needs to be renewed before the expiration date found on the pass document. Renewal cannot be done more than a month before it expires.An approved test centre must administer the MOT test . Such a centre displays a blue sign with three white triangles. A poster listing contact details for the local DVSA office in the area must be in view. Mechanics must be trained and certified.Benefits you should receive free of charge include the following:
Even vehicles that have passed MOTs cannot be driven legally, if deficiencies develop, that cause them to be potentially unsafe. When suspicion of potential problems arises, have a thorough inspection done by a car service provider who offers the benefits listed above. If any work should be required to pass inspection, be confident in the ability of the service provider to carry out repairs quickly after confirming the need to perform and cost of those repairs.Areas of concern include tread depth of tyres, window wipers, lights, brake replacement, clutch replacement, horn, and access to bonnet, boot, and doors. Having your vehicle serviced by someone you trust is vital in ensuring that it is operating in optimal condition. Technicians need the qualifications and skills essential to car service. Searching for a provider that offers service at a price that reflects value for your money is another consideration. The best value for your money is having full standard service performed. Included are service checks, flushes, spark plugs, air filter, oil, and oil filter changes.
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Until next time…
The MCNA Team