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17 Reviews

Garage in Herefordshire, 32 years of experience

We have worked hard to build a reputation for offering a trusted and “value for money” service to all our customers in Herefordshire. We understand the importance of good customer service, with the majority ...

161 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 22 years of experience

N V Q 1,2,3 22 years professional experience Hgv fitter NVQ 1,2,3 Been fitting 22 years Got 3 recovery truck and a full kitted service van

81 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 10 years of experience

With over 10 years industry experience, your vehicle is in safe hands with us. My lifetimes passion of motor vehicle has had me involved with all makes and sizes. Registered as IMI TechSafe for electric vehi...

196 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 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

296 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 18 years of experience

I have been in the trade for well over 10 years in the trade and have gained all my experience within the trade throughout that time. I began at M&L Motors in Mitcham Junction, Surrey for 3 years then I move...

26 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 20 years of experience

My name is Mark and I have over 20 years experience in the motor trade working at main dealer franchises and local independent garages. I am fully qualified (level 3) in the repair and service of light ve...

248 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 13 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 do air con regas services on ...

2 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic specialising in VW Transporters (T5-T6.1) however, I cover all makes and models.

125 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 30 years of experience

30 years experience working for independent garages. Ten years working for myself. Working on all makes of car’s From Brake pads to Engine rebuilds.

3 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 15 years of experience

We are able to offer repairs, MOT, and servicing on any make or model of vehicle

602 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 10 years of experience

I am a diagnostic technician, qualified MOT tester, Institute of Motor Industry assesor and general mechanic following my father's footsteps who has over 40 years experience in the trade. Having completed my...

HILL, Worcester 11th February 2016

Citroen C3 Picasso • MOT with collection & delivery

25 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 25 years of experience

We are Gloucestershire's leading independent vehicle services business. We employ highly skilled technicians with the latest diagnostic equipment. We offer a professional collection and delivery service from...

11 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 10 years of experience

Fleet Services Worcester, is a well established automotive repair specialist, operating since 1981. We offer full workshop facilities catering for all makes/models & repairs. A family run business of husba...

179 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 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...

27 Reviews

Garage serving Herefordshire, 15 years of experience

We based in west Bromwich in high Street area we working in this profession for last 15 years we carried out all the minor and major work also we do mot class 4 light vehicles we give good and honest advice ...

Frequently asked questions about MOTs in Herefordshire

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 Herefordshire?

Usually an MOT test in Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire.

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 Herefordshire?

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

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