Understanding Some Significant Aspects of the Mot Test and Car Repair

by Service a. WELCOME TO Service - TYRES REDDITCH

In today's world, it is necessary to test your skills and ability to know your worthiness. Every important object - living or non-living, has to go through a test to prove its ability, and that makes it significant for the world. Well, philosophical talks aside, vehicles are a necessity in the modern world and it is important to know if they are okay to run on roads. The Ministry of Transport thought about having a system that checks the roadworthiness of a vehicle to ensure the safety of passengers and to reduce the risks of accidents. That is how the MOT test came to life. The test aims to check the vital components of the vehicle and clear it for further use. For example, if you are having difficulty operating the clutch, you might fail the test and have to go for a Clutch Repair Plymouth.

In the United Kingdom, vehicles that are 3 years old are required to go through MOT every year. It is required by the law that owners of the vehicle should take their vehicles to a certified test centre once in 12 months to get a clearance certificate. Ambulances and cabs are in different categories and that's why they are required to conduct this test when they get one year old. 


The regulations for MOT are provided in a guideline set up by DVSA and everyone is required to follow them. At an examination centre, the tester is required to know all the guidelines and should perform the test according to them. The tester is nominated by DVSA itself and they are generally professionals with years of experience in the business. 

Passing Certificate

The passing or clearance certificate is one that you get after your vehicle clears the MOT. This certificate remains valid until you get another MOT in the following year. A traffic cop demands an MOT certificate and it is important to get one. 

How to Clear the Test?

There are certain things that one should keep in mind before taking the MOT to pass the test without any complications. It is important to take your vehicle to a service station to make sure all the car components are in good shape. If you notice anything that might turn into a problem, you can have it fixed immediately. Many test centres provide pre-MOT services and you can check them out. 

Another thing that one should take care of is to clean the car from both inside and outside. A properly cleaned car not only increases your chances of getting the test cleared but also helps you remove harmful particles that might damage it.

Reasons Why People Fail at Mot

There are lots of reasons why a car fails at an MOT but there are some common problems that can be easily taken care of.  are - 

  • if your car lights are not pointed in an appropriate direction or they are twisted enough, there is a good chance you end up failing the test. It is important to take care of faulty headlights. 
  • Another important reason for failing the test is the tires and it is recommended to check the treads before going for the test if there's some baldness in the tread blocks, you should prepare for a negative result. 
  • Do you know how important a registration plate is for an MOT test? If that's not in good condition or if something is erased from it, the tester immediately fails the vehicle. 
  • Last but not least, brakes are important for a car but give them less importance before MOT Plymouth. It is therefore advisable to check the brake shoe and its responsiveness. Dust particles can reduce their intensity which might lead to failure of the MOT.

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