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Recent MOT Mechanic Reviews in Lincolnshire

43 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...

TRACY, SPILSBY 25th August 2022

Land Rover Range Rover Sport • MOT with collection & delivery

2 Reviews

Garage in Lincolnshire, 25 years of experience

"Family run independent garage. Honest and trustworthy helpful staff. Highly reputable garage specialising in MOT's, Servicing/Repairs for all your passenger and light commercial vehicles throughout Lincoln."

35 Reviews

Garage in Lincolnshire, 32 years of experience

Gordons Auto and Electrical services was first created in 1980 by my late Father based in Doncaster. I started Gordons Autos (Southern) in 1990 as a hobby that was growing into a business. It was a part time...

42 Reviews

Garage in Lincolnshire, 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...

56 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Lincolnshire, 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...

95 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Lincolnshire, 28 years of experience

I began by completing my apprenticeship at a Vauxhall dealership in Grantham and attained my City & Guilds 1-3 qualifications whilst I was there and subsequently spent 5 years with the business. I worked in...

26 Reviews

Garage in Lincolnshire, 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

4 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 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...

178 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Lincolnshire, 11 years of experience

Started my career at a tuning garage specialising in tuning and upgrading Various styles of vehicle rally cars, drift cars, drag cars etc. I then moved to a service centre where I was involved in the genera...

83 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 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.

32 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 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...

389 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 23 years of experience

I have 23 years of experience in the mechanics industry. After leaving the Royal Engineers I started my mobile mechanic business, originally in Derby. After 7 years, I decided to move to Australia. While t...

7 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 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...

205 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 25 years of experience

Hi and Welcome to East Midlands Auto - Highly sought after 'Approved Service & Repair Centre' Renowned for for high Customer Service throughout the car Industry. Offering Main Dealer Service - Not Main Dea...

118 Reviews

Garage serving Lincolnshire, 14 years of experience

I started my career back in the early 2000's working as a mobile breakdown and recovery technician. Having worked here for a number of years I then worked at several other independent garages. I now work fo...

Want to learn more about MOTs in Lincolnshire?

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 Lincolnshire?

Usually an MOT test in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire.

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 Lincolnshire?

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

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