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Top Mechanics For MG Mots

2 Reviews

Garage in Bolton, 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

TONI 9th January 2024

MG MG3 • MOT with collection & delivery

207 Reviews

Garage in Maidstone, years of experience

I started as a mobile mechanic with a unit in April 2014 but my journey to build all the experience to be able to go self employed started way back in 1979 when I undertook my 4 year apprenticeship with Vaux...

JOSEPHINE 29th September 2022

MG ZS SUV • MOT with collection & delivery

163 Reviews

Garage in Bolton, 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...

ANNSLEY 11th May 2022

MG MG3 • MOT with collection & delivery

324 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

I gained my NVQ level 1&2 qualifications through City College Birmingham. Since gaining my qualifications I have always been self employed and initially I contracted for various garages around Birmingham for...

56 Reviews

Garage in West Bromwich, 40 years of experience

KJ Motors is an independent garage based in West Bromwich with a five star rating on google and check a trader . Sid as he is affectionately known by the locals owns and runs the garage. Sid is a fully quali...

VINCENT 27th October 2021

MG ZT-T • MOT with collection & delivery

25 Reviews

Garage in Rayleigh , 24 years of experience

I am a friendly and professional mechanic with 21 years of motor repair experience working for various motor repair companies. Some of the repairs I offer include cylinder head replacements, clutch replaceme...

RICHARD 23rd March 2021

MG MG3 • MOT with collection & delivery

1013 Reviews

Garage in Enfield, 30 years of experience

We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...

11 Reviews

Garage in Chelmsford, 21 years of experience

Based in Chelmsford, Essex, we are a fully approved, professional and friendly garage specialising in Class 4 MOTs (cars), vehicle services, repairs and engine carbon cleaning. We can work on practically any...

Sms

1161 Reviews

Garage in Horton, 20 years of experience

Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...

296 Reviews

Garage in Abergavenny, 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...

AARON 16th August 2017

MG MG3 • MOT with collection & delivery

953 Reviews

Garage in Caterham, 14 years of experience

I have 8 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. I did my apprenticeship at a garage in London and have done mechanical work ever since. I worked at a garage for a few years after the apprenti...

STEVEN 12th July 2016

MG TF • MOT with collection & delivery

8 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham , 6 years of experience

If you car giving problem and making weird noise , it time for inspection . we offer free inspections . We have 16 years experienced staff who can repair vehicles based on the diagnosed issues and give re...

65 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Eastleigh, 26 years of experience

My work experience includes main dealer and multi franchise garages and also roadside patrol man for the RAC. I am now providing a fully mobile mechanical service including minor and major repairs , servicin...

62 Reviews

Garage in Bristol , 10 years of experience

My name is Adam, mobile mechanic based in Bristol, I offer roadside assistance where possible - I cover most work types including , plug in diagnostic, pre purchase inspection, servicing and brakes.

Frequently asked questions about MG MOTs

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 for MG take?

Usually an MOT test for MG takes on average around 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. In 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 for MG?

With ClickMechanic an MOT 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.

What can cause an MOT fail on my MG?

There are many reasons why your MG 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 MG fails its MOT?

When your MG fails its MOT test, you'll be handed a ‘refusal of an MOT test certificate’ which will be permanently recorded in the database.

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 on my MG?

If your MG 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 on my MG?

Yes, it is advisable to service your MG at the same time as getting your MOT, as this can help in sorting any potential problems before they become a serious issue and help your MG pass its MOT, and it can also save you time and money in the long run.

Can garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test on my MG?

Yes, many garages are able to offer collection and delivery for an MOT test for your MG. 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.

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Name Average Cost

Average costs for 8 models not shown due to insufficient data. Show ∨

  • MG ZT
  • MG ZR
  • MG Express
  • MG MGF
  • MG MG6
  • MG TF
  • MG MG3
  • MG ZS

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for an mot , are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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