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1018 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Calne, 15 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...

9 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 30 years of experience

I have 35 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. I originally studied agricultural engineering, so I have always had a technical background. After my studies and apprenticeship, I worked for ...

57 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 15 years of experience

KH Auto Services has been operating since 2012 in the Swindon area. We offer a a 1 ramp workshop catering for all makes/models. We aim to provide a professional but reasonable priced service to all our cu...

109 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 10 years of experience

I began my career studying at City of Bristol College to gain my NVQ qualifications. My first role was with All About Bikes in Bristol for over 3 years before moving to Porsche Mode for 12 months then onto a...

23 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Calne, 11 years of experience

Previous employment has allowed me to have experience in a range of fields. From dealership to large second hand car retailer working with both cars and vans new and old. I am able to carry out diagnostic c...

118 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 10 years of experience

Bishop autos a local mobile mechanic business set up in 2012 we are a company specialising in the mobile repair, air con and computer diagnostics of today’s vehicles We specialise in Renault and Nissan ...

159 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 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...

12 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 11 years of experience

I have spent all of my career with Nailsworth MOT in Stroud for over 11 years, I began with my apprenticeship and subsequently gained my qualifications over the years in conjunction with the business. In...

75 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 20 years of experience

We have an extensive work history from main dealerships upto where we are and we are also trained on hgv vehicles with very good references

116 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 22 years of experience

Edward Hunt is currently ranked Number 1 in the UK and Ireland according to the League of True Mechanics having won the national competition 2 years running, being crowned number 1 in both the 2021 Contest a...

77 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 21 years of experience

We are an independent family run business. We believe in providing our customers with high-quality service at low prices. We undertake all aspects of vehicle maintenance and restoration. We appreciate th...

163 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 20 years of experience

A sole trader with 20 years in the trade - experience working in both independent garages and dealerships. Working on all makes and models from diagnostics to clutches. Offering both mobile and garage-based ...

505 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 13 years of experience

I began my career at South Downs College and gained my NVQ levels 1&2 and soon after I started I set-up my own business in 2004 trading as Joseph Bloomfield Mobile Mechanic. The business covers all makes/mo...

PENELOPE, Alton 28th November 2018

Chrysler PT Cruiser • MOT with collection & delivery

550 Reviews

Garage serving Calne, 25 years of experience

We are a group of skill full and highly qualified technicians based in West London and we have been running a successful mechanic & mobile repair business. Have a good client base and we specialise in co...

Want to learn more about MOTs in Calne?

Read our short guide with information on 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 take in Calne?

Usually an MOT test in Calne takes on average around 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. During 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 in Calne?

With ClickMechanic an MOT in Calne 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 (www.check-mot.service.gov.uk). 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.

Can Calne garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test?

Yes, many garages in Calne are able to offer collection and delivery for an MOT test. 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 in Calne.

What can cause an MOT fail?

There are many reasons why a vehicle 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 vehicle fails its MOT in Calne?

When your vehicle fails its MOT test in Calne, you'll be handed a ‘refusal of an MOT test certificate’ which will be permanently recorded in the database. This is the same across the country.

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?

If your vehicle 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 in Calne?

Yes, it is advisable to service your at the same time as getting your MOT in Calne, as this can help in sorting any potential problems before they become a serious issue and help your vehicle pass its MOT, and it can also save you time and money in the long run.

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