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Make your vehicle legal-The MOT Test


Ministry of Transport is a twelve-monthly test of vehicle for its safety and legality aspects on roads. MOT test authorises that your automobile meets road security and eco-friendly criterions. As per the law, it necessary for any vehicle to pass the parameters of the MOT test before it starts running on the roads. Many people fail in MOT test. 30% of all MOT faults are related to lighting. If the car passes its MOT test, you will be issued with a MOT certificate.

MOT failures have to go under retest within a maximum ten days. You can avoid it to get your car checked for maintenance beforehand so that your vehicle has the best chance of passing. We provide a full car checkup before you apply for MOT test. We ensure the proper functioning of the following:-

  • Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
  • Lights
  • Front, rear, brake, fog, indicator.
  • Pairs of lights must emit proper light.
  • Horn
  • Battery
  • Electrical wiring (Wiring should be secure and must not be damaged)
  • Steering and suspension
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Brakes
  • Registration plates
  • Seat belts
  • Body
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Speedometer
  • Exhaust, fuel and emissions
  • Fuel system and many more minute things.
  • Mirrors and wipers
  • Windscreen

The strength and disorder of the steering wheel, brakes, etc. will be checked and inspected. Vehicles with power steering must have the power steering fluid inside it for its proper functioning. The tyre must be suitable with speed and must have less wear and tear. Seat belts will be checked for its security and condition.

A general inspection of engine, seats and doors will be made. It will be checked that there should be no corrosion in any part of the car to avoid any damage or breakdown. There should be proper registration plate fitted at the front and rear. The characters on the plate will be made clear if they are not so that they are easy to read from a distance. The will be checked for leaks, and the tank cap must seal properly. Rear view mirrors and wing mirrors will be made secure so that driver can see properly.

Oakhamtyres ensure the safety and maintenance of each and every part of your car. All will be done under one roof.