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12 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 15 years of experience

Having 15 years in the industry our work is about quality and ensuring the only time you return is for your next years service.

53 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 13 years of experience

Hello, I'm Alan. I am a experienced mobile mechanic and garage owner that serves Liverpool, and surrounding areas. I have years experience in the trade and industry, working on vehicles such as HGV for lead...

33 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 22 years of experience

If you're looking for a trusted local garage in Liverpool, then make Childwall Five Ways Garage your first choice for service and reliability. We are a family run business and our proud of our reputation...

22 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 30 years of experience

Since opening our doors in 2008, Elite MOT Centre has been proud to offer a friendly and professional service to all of our customers. We pride ourselves on aiming to offer 100% customer satisfaction. We ope...

102 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 15 years of experience

I began my mechanic career in Sri Lanka where I worked from 2002-2007. I completed my Automobile Engineer qualifications in German Technical College in Sri Lanka before coming to the UK. I work as a research...

5 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 20 years of experience

With almost 20 years experience in the motor trade you can trust Auto Repairs Liverpool to repair your vehicle to the highest standard, no work is carried out without first being agreed upon and the customer...

LISA, LIVERPOOL 16th August 2021

SEAT Ibiza • MOT with collection & delivery

24 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 35 years of experience

With many years experience you can trust on K S Autos and Son. We are a small friendly family run business. We have many years experience in the motor trade. Vehicle servicing and MOT testing for cars & ligh...

29 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 10 years of experience

At OMC Auto Care we like to do things differently! the price is the price no added extras no "we has to order extra part" just a total price start to finish! We also keep you informed every step of the way...

272 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 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...

40 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 30 years of experience

We offer complete vehicle services. Bodywork, accident damage, scrapes, dents including insurance work Brakes, servicing, suspension, MOT work, including welding, exhaust, Diagnostics, engine change, colle...

95 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 25 years of experience

I am a fully qualified Mechanic with over 20 years’ experience in completing a variety of tasks to a high standard. Some examples of which are: General services Maintenance work Break repairs and m...

DAVE, LIVERPOOL 28th June 2024

Vauxhall Vivaro • MOT with collection & delivery

1012 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 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...

2 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 14 years of experience

Glynn Andrews Car Sales is a family run business established for over 22 years, but our history in the motor trade goes back much further; Victor Sillery has 37 years of experience in the motor trade. Mos...

204 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 20 years of experience

The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...

12 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 19 years of experience

At M53 Tyres & Autocare we offer an extensive experience within the motor trade, and caring for vehicles up keep is our only aim. We stock a wide range of tyres to suit all budgets and offer a high level mai...

Frequently asked questions about MOTs in Liverpool

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 Liverpool?

Usually an MOT test in Liverpool 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 Liverpool?

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

Yes, many garages in Liverpool 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 Liverpool.

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 Liverpool?

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

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