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Top Mechanics For Mots in King's Lynn

212 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 22 years of experience

I have been involved in cars as a designer, engineer and technician for over 22years. I have designed, developed and built bespoke sports cars, motorbikes, Ambulances and race car trailers over these year...

MICHELLE, Norfolk 27th January 2023

Nissan Note • MOT with collection & delivery

48 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 18 years of experience

Fully qualified mechanic 18 years of experience - my apprenticeship was done at a local garage. I provide a mobile service in the Norfolk area with the latest diagnostics. I offer a 24hr recovery service t...

52 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving King's Lynn, 24 years of experience

I began my career with my apprenticeship which was through Peugeot and I completed my 3 year apprenticeship. I moved to an independent garage called Central Tyres for a few years. I moved back into a Fiat/A...

MICHELLE, Norfolk 12th August 2017

Vauxhall/Opel Astra-J • MOT with collection & delivery

58 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 15 years of experience

Select A Driver Ltd. - Automotive Repair is a small team of mobile mechanics, with loads of experience and knowledge to keep you on the road, with the added benefit of not taking you car to a garage. We will...

7 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 25 years of experience

Rover and jaguar 5 years Vauxhall 10 years Manger at Kwik fit 4 years Independent self building myself and my wife after alot of hard choices in November 2019 formed mckay autosports limted specialising...

26 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 29 years of experience

I have been in the trade for over 29 years, most of those years have been spent at the one garage as I have been loyal to the team as they looked after me over the years. I completed my apprenticeship at the...

SUE, Wisbech 17th October 2016

Alfa Romeo MiTo • MOT with collection & delivery

5 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 25 years of experience

- perform inspections, and identified and diagnosed - performed and repair engines - provide all aspects of high quality mechanical work

60 Reviews

Garage serving King's Lynn, 20 years of experience

I have worked as a mechanical engineer within the powered access, automotive, heavy plant and material handling sectors since I left school some 23 years ago! I specialise in dealer level diagnostics wit...

56 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Spilsby, 15 years of experience

My love of cars came when I used to help my step dad at his garage when I was a wee lad. But when the opportunity came along when I was 16 to undertake a full time apprenticeship with the MAN dealer truck fr...

44 Reviews

Garage in Lincolnshire, 21 years of experience

With over 20 years experience I started my apprenticeship in 1994 in an independent car sales company doing servicing and MOT's. I then proceeded to work in a 4x4 specialist and a number of local garages bui...

32 Reviews

Garage in Peterborough, 7 years of experience

Established in 1983, we have over 37 years of experience. With fully qualified technicians able to resolve any challenges posed by present-day automotive problems. As a professional garage with highly qua...

2 Reviews

Garage in Brandon, 30 years of experience

Central Garage Lakenheath is a family run garage based in the heart of Lakenheath, Suffolk. We pride ourselves in providing a quality work, for the right price, with a strong focus on the best customer serv...

14 Reviews

Garage in Peterborough , 15 years of experience

We are a great team of fully qualified mechanics with many years experience. We are able to repair and service many different vehicles no matter how big or small the job. Services we offer at UVS Servici...

2 Reviews

Garage in Peterborough, 15 years of experience

Smartfit Auto Centres have been servicing cars, providing MOTs and tyres for a number of years and have built up an excellent reputation for providing quality, value, and a high level of service so you can b...

148 Reviews

Garage in Huntingdon, 32 years of experience

After finishing college I jumped straight into independent garages. I built my skills and experience for a number of years before joining a Ford dealership. And working for various independent garages workin...

Frequently asked questions about MOTs in King's Lynn

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 King's Lynn?

Usually an MOT test in King's Lynn 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 King's Lynn?

With ClickMechanic an MOT in King's Lynn 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 King's Lynn garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test?

Yes, many garages in King's Lynn 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 King's Lynn.

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 King's Lynn?

When your vehicle fails its MOT test in King's Lynn, 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 King's Lynn?

Yes, it is advisable to service your at the same time as getting your MOT in King's Lynn, 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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