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990 Reviews

Garage in England, 30 years of experience

Hi, I’ve been a mechanic since leaving school and have owned and operated my own garage since I was 25 , were you could that I’ve done most jobs on a wide range of vehicles. I’d like to say that my workmans...

21 Reviews

Garage in England, 35 years of experience

At Compass-Twenty we understand that our clients expect a high level of service, quality and transparency and we set ourselves and our staff high expectations to meet each of our clients needs.

211 Reviews

Garage in England, 18 years of experience

Our Services​ ​- Complete Computer Diagnostics - Complete Safety Analysis - Rideability Problems - Tune - ups - Oil Changes - Tyres - Brake repair specialist - exhaust systems -Suspensions

192 Reviews

Garage in England, 25 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

30 Reviews

Garage in England, 7 years of experience

I understand that your vehicle is your pride and joy. Therefore, it’s an essential part of your life hence why I offer car repairs and maintenance to the highest standard to make sure your vehicle is running...

63 Reviews

Garage in England, 15 years of experience

I have been working as mechanic from the age of 16 started apprenticeship with ford trust dealership for two years then Bmw dealership and become level 3 technician after 5 years I then joined my family b...

3 Reviews

Garage in England, 5 years of experience

Established 25 April 2024 but with over 5 years experience, JSR Repairs LTD is garage in the West Midlands, specialising in all automotive repairs from services to diagnostics. Always happy to collect and de...

41 Reviews

Garage in England, 5 years of experience

Qwickfix always aim for the best, always happy to go the extra mile for all our customers.

61 Reviews

Garage in England, 5 years of experience

CLUTCH, MOT, TURBO, YOU NAME IT WE DO IT! ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP OUT ALL MY CUSTOMERS.

4 Reviews

Garage in England, 9 years of experience

I have been in the motor industry for 9 years. I have had my own business for the past 6 years offering all mechanics repairs including brakes clutches, bodywork, tyres, timing belts, and much more.

DOUGLAS, BOTHWELL 25th May 2024

Hyundai Tucson • MOT with collection & delivery

2 Reviews

Garage in England, 11 years of experience

We are the first MOT station in Nuneaton started 30 years ago and still working and satisfying all our customers with all kind of car repairs, TYRES,, having our own MOBILE tyre fitting VAN can come to your ...

117 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in England, 16 years of experience

Been working in garages for 16 years. The last year been doing mobile mechanics. I love taking on new challenges and getting stuck in. I offer a wide range of repairs including diagnostics, servicing, brake...

COLLEEN, RISELEY 24th May 2024

BMW 1 Series • MOT with collection & delivery

51 Reviews

Garage in England, 10 years of experience

You’ll never struggle to find One Stop Auto Centre – there are plenty of handy transport links nearby. That means there’s always ease of access to help you get to and from our London garage easily when you l...

257 Reviews

Garage in England, 10 years of experience

A1 Auto Repair Centre opened in 2013 and is owned and operated by owner Stephen Swift. The garage operate a 4 ramp workshop along with 1 pit. We have the ability to cater for all makes/models & repairs. We a...

21 Reviews

Garage in England, 40 years of experience

Following years of successful trading in the Chailey and Newick area, we have finally taken the steps towards a new and exciting challenge in a larger, better equipped premises in Hurstpierpoint town centre....

Frequently asked questions about MOTs in England

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 expires by going to ClickMechanic's when is my MOT due date checker and enter your vehicle's registration number. It will tell you when the MOT is (or was) due and you can book your next MOT from there as well.

How long does an MOT take in England?

Usually an MOT test in England 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 England?

With ClickMechanic an MOT in England 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 ClickMechanic's MOT expiry date checker to find out when your MOT is (or was) due. Just enter your vehicle's registration number there and we'll get the MOT status instantly. From there, you can also book your next MOT online.

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 England garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test?

Yes, many garages in England 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 England.

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 England?

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

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