Top Mechanics For Austin Mots
Garage in Middlesex, 13 years of experience
I have 3 years working for Volkswagen but the bulk of my experience has been with small independent garages working on all makes and models. I have been an independent mechanic for the past 4 years and am ab...
STEPHEN • 20th July 2021
Austin • Additional work following previous booking
Garage in Falkirk, 8 years of experience
Self employed mechanic for the past 3 years covering central Scotland. All work accepted
DAVID • 28th March 2023
SEAT Leon • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Hull, 18 years of experience
18 Years Experience Ford Master Technician Ford High Voltage Training Love what I do.
LINDA • 28th March 2023
Garage in Leicestershire , 21 years of experience
Mot tester/ mechanic with over 21 years experience own tools diagnostics equipment recovery truck. Love what I do, passionate.
CAROL • 28th March 2023
Volvo V40 • MOT with collection & delivery
Mobile mechanic in Westerham, 7 years of experience
Worked in a independent garage in Lewisham. Briefly at Kwik Fit. Ford main Dealership 3 years. Range Rover main dealer 2-3 months.
RONALDO • 28th March 2023
Renault Megane • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in Glasgow , 19 years of experience
Started my career at the main dealership working on Peugeot/Citroen with my NVQ level 3 in light vehicle maintenance and repair which I completed then moved my way through the ranks to master technician leve...
Garage in Edinburgh, 12 years of experience
Qualified BMW Group Technician. L1-L4 BMW Technician BMW Group Tech L1 BMW EV service Technician L3 Chassis Technician L2 Engine building Jaguar Landrover Ev Service technician Toyota service tec...
MARK • 28th March 2023
Ford Transit • Starter motor replacement
Mobile mechanic in Bury, 9 years of experience
I began my career with LandRover where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the company for around 3 years. I moved to BMW/Mini for 5 years before setting up my own mobile mechanic business in 2016 cal...
Garage in Chesham, 7 years of experience
Worked as an mobile mechanic abroad before my studies, then come to UK where I can live the dream. Complex systems on cars no matter how hard my look diagnostics or repair , I'm here to do it.
Garage in Basingstoke, 16 years of experience
After completing my apprenticeship with Audi, i continued to become an Audi Diagnostic technician which I have been carrying out premium service for the last 16 as a audi/vwg specialist. Also having my MOT l...
Garage in Enfield, 30 years of experience
We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...
THALIA • 28th March 2023
Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in Belfast Bt118ff , 17 years of experience
Worked in motor industry for 17 years, have both dealership and independent garage experience. Specialise in Peugeot and Citroens. Can work at cars, small vans and motorcycles
STEPHEN • 28th March 2023
Vauxhall Astra • Timing belt replacement
Mobile mechanic in Blackburn, 30 years of experience
A Dixon Autos is a mobile vehicle maintenance and enhancement company owned and run by Tony Dixon. Tony has worked in the motor trade ever since leaving school, and in 30 years he’s amassed a broad range ...
JESSICA • 28th March 2023
Peugeot 207 • Diagnostic Inspection
Garage in West Sussex, 53 years of experience
The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...
ISHTIAQ • 28th March 2023
Volkswagen Touran • EGR valve replacement
Garage in Moreton, 9 years of experience
Worked in many garages and to different targets and speeds my overall goals are customer services and customer satisfaction all work carried out to a high standard.
DANIEL • 28th March 2023
Vauxhall Astra • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Frequently asked questions about Austin MOTs
Read our answers to questions about MOT costs, symptoms and more.
When is my MOT due?
Your next MOT due date will be stated on your last MOT test certificate. If you do not have your last test certificate to hand, you can check when your MOT is due by going to https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk and enter in your vehicle registration number. It will tell you when it was due (and also enable you to view its recent MOT history as well).
How long does an MOT for Austin take?
Usually an MOT test for Austin takes on average around 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. In that time a certified MOT tester will be able to check all the required points on the government-sanctioned checklist.
How much is an MOT for Austin?
With ClickMechanic an MOT with collection & delivery costs £19 when booked together with a service (interim, full or major). When booked independently, an MOT with collection & delivery through ClickMechanic costs £74. Pricing is the same regardless of location or type of vehicle.
When does my MOT run out?
You can find out when your MOT runs out via your last MOT test certificate. It will state the date until when the last MOT was valid. Alternatively, if you do not have the test certificate or can't find it, you can use the government's MOT check service. Just enter your vehicle's registration number there and the website will show when it is (or was) due.
What does MOT stand for?
MOT stands for 'Ministry of Transport', so when we're talking about an 'MOT test' we're talking about a Ministry of Transport test. The test is a check to verify the condition of a vehicle, with any vehicle over 3 years old, 4 years in Northern Ireland, being legally required to have an MOT test carried out on a yearly basis. The MOT test is carried out at fixed premise garages that have a dedicated MOT bay and a qualified MOT tester.
What happens if I'm caught driving without an MOT certificate?
Driving without an MOT certificate is not only dangerous to you and others on the road but you could also be fined up to £1000 for driving a vehicle without a valid MOT certificate.
What can cause an MOT fail on my Austin?
There are many reasons why your Austin can fail its MOT, the most common ones include:
Tyres: The legal minimum tread depth is 1.6mm across the central three-quarters of the breadth of the tyre and around its entire circumference.
Lights: All bulbs must be working.
Brakes: The vehicle must be able to stop in a safe and controlled manner.
Suspension: The suspension must be in good working order, with no excessive wear or damage.
Bodywork: There must be no major rusting, damage or sharp edges.
Mirrors: Both mirrors must be present and securely attached.
Windscreen: The windscreen must be free of cracks, chips or other damage.
What should I do if my Austin fails its MOT?
When your Austin fails its MOT test, you'll be handed a ‘refusal of an MOT test certificate’ which will be permanently recorded in the database.
If your previous MOT test certificate is still valid and no 'dangerous' faults were recorded in the test then you can still take the vehicle away from the garage. Otherwise, you will need to repair the faults noted in the certificate before you can drive it again.
You can usually retest it for free at the original test centre as long as you return it before the next working day. You can also leave the vehicle for repairs at the garage. If the repairs are done within 10 days and the vehicle is retested within this period then you can do a partial retest which is free of cost.
How often should I get an MOT test on my Austin?
If your Austin is more than three years old (four years old in Northern Ireland), you must have an MOT test every year.
Remember, an MOT test is a legal requirement and must be done before your previous MOT certificate expires.
Should I get an MOT and Service together on my Austin?
Yes, it is advisable to service your Austin at the same time as getting your MOT, as this can help in sorting any potential problems before they become a serious issue and help your Austin pass its MOT, and it can also save you time and money in the long run.
Can garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test on my Austin?
Yes, many garages are able to offer collection and delivery for an MOT test for your Austin. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for an MOT test.
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Mechanics that work on Austins
- AB30 Mobile Mechanic, Laurencekirk
- Autoelite Limited, Watford
- BP Automotive
- Fevtowbars, Pontefract
- GS Cars, Southumpaton
- HIQ DOVER, Dover
- SK MOT Testing Centre, Northfleet , Kent
- Sivtech Garage, Worthing
- Snapes Garage, Rochester
- Speedy Repairs Ltd, Birmingham
- The Tyreman, Steyning