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18 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 8 years of experience

2016 Trafford Mot and services, carry out services, repairs, Diagnostic, change and repairs tyres. etc 2020 Chorlton mot and service, carry out MOT Inspection on class 4 & 7 up to DVSA standard. Also carry...

17 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 13 years of experience

12 Years As a Main Dealer Mechanic Working Through Ford & BMW. Took on the challenge of Self Employment and not Looked Back over the Last 12 Months!

13 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 6 years of experience

We deal with all Vehicle repairs and maintenance. Brakes Servicing Clutches and gearbox repairs Dpf Adblue issues Exhaust issues We pride ourselves on the level of care and attention we give ...

FELICITY, ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE 9th June 2024

Kia Carens • MOT with collection & delivery

20 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 10 years of experience

At Carfix Manchester, it’s our dedication that differentiates us from other car repair shops. We’re continuously training our team of mechanics to provide the highest levels of technical expertise for our cu...

81 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 17 years of experience

I've worked in the motor trade for around 17 years my services include mot's, tyres, brakes, suspension, diagnostic and servicing

58 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 13 years of experience

I started my car repair Apprenticeship in 2004 and finished it at a main Land Rover dealership as a Diesel Specialist. After working at several garages I've decided to start a business as a mobile mechanic. ...

9 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 12 years of experience

Worked The Last 10 Years as a Mobile Service Technician For ATS before This I was a Branch Manager At National Tyres

77 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Greater Manchester, 34 years of experience

Easimend has been operating since 2015. Prior to setting-up Easimend I have pretty much ran my own businesses since the age of 26. I have experience with all makes/models & repairs so no job is too big or to...

1012 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 14 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...

163 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 25 years of experience

Do you require your car servicing in farnworth or car servicing in Bolton ? If so keep reading. You’re a busy person — don’t let car problems get in your way either that being a mot check or car servicing...

2 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 42 years of experience

Since 1980 Shaw Street Garage is the most affordable car maintenance & repair garage in Bolton and Greater Manchester, we offer a full range of services to ensure your vehicle stays roadworthy

14 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 15 years of experience

Time serviced mechanic and mot tester, working on all makes and models of vehicles. Previously worked at a specialist garage for German vehicles all VAG/merc/Bmw. I have very good understanding of these ma...

76 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 14 years of experience

We take pride in being an "on-site" Mobile Vehicle Maintenance provider, dedicated to providing convenient solutions tailored to your needs. Whether you require assistance at your home or workplace, we are c...

4 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 20 years of experience

Tyre Station is Stockport’s number 1 MOT, tyre and Autocare centre, We are conveniently located just off the A6 near the Ford main dealer. Tyre Station Stockport is an Autocare Centre situated in Stockpor...

81 Reviews

Garage in Greater Manchester, 5 years of experience

We specialise in car repair and car servicing all carried out in our fully equipped garage 2 ramp garage. We are a family business and operate throughout the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester. We offer an exc...

Frequently asked questions about MOTs in Greater Manchester

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 Greater Manchester?

Usually an MOT test in Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester?

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

Yes, many garages in Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester.

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 Greater Manchester?

When your vehicle fails its MOT test in Greater Manchester, 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 Greater Manchester?

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