There should be no leaks and the fuel cap needs to fasten securely.
Should all be operational, the right colour and aim in the right direction.
Vehicle has to meet requirements for that particular model.
Brakes & Tyres
Both must be in good condition Tyres should be the correct type, size and a safe tread depth.
Steering & Suspension
Must be in good condition and operate correctly.
Needs to be legible in the correct format and generally in good condition.
Tips to help you pass your MOT
Just a few checks can help you reduce the chance of failing your MOT test:
- Tyres: Check tread isn't below your tyre's tread-wear indicator
- Lights: Ask a friend to help you check they're all working
- Number Plate: Ensure it's well attached and free from damage
- Wipers: Make sure both wipers don't swear or judder
- Washers: Check spray lands on windscreen. If clogged, clear with a pin
- Horn: Give it a too, just to make sure
For a comprehensive check list covered in the MOT, please click here to find out more.
There are 7 different classes of MOT:
Class I & II - Solus motor bicycles
Class II - Motor bicycles with side car combinations
Class III - Three wheeled vehicles
Class IV - Cars & Light vans; minibuses
Class IVA - Minibuses with additional seatbelts
Class V - Non-PSV minibuses and buses
Class VA - Non-PSV minibuses and buses with additional seat belts
Class VII - Light goods vehicles (gross weight of more than 3,000kg but not more than 3,500kg)
Please ask at your local ATS Euromaster Service Centre to find out which class of MOT test is offered.*