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Recent MOT Mechanic Reviews in Crosby

85 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 15 years of experience

I began my mechanic career in Sri Lanka where I worked from 2002-2007. I completed my Automobile Engineer qualifications in German Technical College in Sri Lanka before coming to the UK. I work as a research...

18 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 30 years of experience

Since opening our doors in 2008, Elite MOT Centre has been proud to offer a friendly and professional service to all of our customers. We pride ourselves on aiming to offer 100% customer satisfaction. We ope...

964 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 9 years of experience

Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...

12 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 19 years of experience

At M53 Tyres & Autocare we offer an extensive experience within the motor trade, and caring for vehicles up keep is our only aim. We stock a wide range of tyres to suit all budgets and offer a high level mai...

5 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 20 years of experience

With almost 20 years experience in the motor trade you can trust Auto Repairs Liverpool to repair your vehicle to the highest standard, no work is carried out without first being agreed upon and the customer...

LISA, LIVERPOOL 16th August 2021

SEAT Ibiza • MOT with collection & delivery

195 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 20 years of experience

The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...

23 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 35 years of experience

With many years experience you can trust on K S Autos and Son. We are a small friendly family run business. We have many years experience in the motor trade. Vehicle servicing and MOT testing for cars & ligh...

83 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 21 years of experience

21 years main dealership experience, covering Ford, Vauxhall, Skoda, Peugeot , Citroen and Renault. Working from apprentice technician, through to Workshop controller, to group aftersales manager.

16 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 20 years of experience

Thonton Autos, is on Water Street, Thornton, behind the new Tescos Express. At our Garage we aim to give our customers the satisfaction that any work done has been carried out professionally, in a reasonable...

EILEEN, AINSDALE, SOUTHPORT 27th April 2018

Ford Ka • MOT with collection & delivery

560 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 25 years of experience

AVS are the on-site servicing and repair experts, we are main dealer trained technicians to ensure quality of work , we come to you at home or work, Avs will protect your warranty by using genuine parts and...

DEBBIE, Wirral 26th March 2020

Nissan Qashqai • MOT with collection & delivery

4 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 20 years of experience

Our professional, value for money service is enjoyed by an increasing number of loyal customers, who recommend us to family and friends. give us a ring, you won’t be disappointed. We deal with all makes and ...

58 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 13 years of experience

✅Volkswagen Main dealer trained ✅Cambelt expert ✅Diagnostic VW AUDI CERTIFIED ✅Service accredited ✅Worked on all vehicle including Mercedes’ Audi bmw Hyundai Renault Volvo ✅Fault finding ✅Diagnosti...

THOMAS, Warrington 1st October 2022

BMW 3 Series • MOT with collection & delivery

53 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 40 years of experience

Based in Blackburn near Ewood Park we offer full garage facilities in addition to providing free collection/delivery for customers. We operate a 2 ramp workshop. All of our mechanics within the workshop have...

37 Reviews

Garage serving Crosby, 14 years of experience

We are an 'on-site' mobile vehicle maintenance providers across the North West. We come to you at your home, place of work or site, we offer a service to resolve your vehicle's issues efficiently and effecti...

REBECCA, LEYLAND 28th January 2023

Audi Q3 • MOT with collection & delivery

168 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Crosby, 24 years of experience

Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...

Want to learn more about MOTs in Crosby?

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 Crosby?

Usually an MOT test in Crosby 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 Crosby?

With ClickMechanic an MOT in Crosby 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 Crosby garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test?

Yes, many garages in Crosby 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 Crosby.

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 Crosby?

When your vehicle fails its MOT test in Crosby, 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 Crosby?

Yes, it is advisable to service your at the same time as getting your MOT in Crosby, 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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