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64 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 5 years of experience

CLUTCH, MOT, TURBO, YOU NAME IT WE DO IT! ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP OUT ALL MY CUSTOMERS.

Sms

1162 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 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...

88 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 7 years of experience

Welcome to AUTO PRO, where automotive excellence meets customer satisfaction! With over 7 years of hands-on experience in the auto industry, we take pride in being your trusted partner for all things automot...

314 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 25 years of experience

DK Autos specialise in all aspects of vehicle repairs, servicing and MOT's, with 24hour recovery breakdown service. We offer a vehicle collection and return service for all of our customers. We appreciate ...

38 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 13 years of experience

I am the owner of a MOT and repair garage and I have been a level 3 fully qualified mechanic for 13 years. I am also a fully trained MOT Tester and level 3 qualified in Electric and hybrid vehicles.

82 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 18 years of experience

I started my journey into the motor trade 18years ago as a IMI apprentice and working my way up to gain level 3 in BTech then going off to university to study Motor sport engineering. I worked in Main dealer...

953 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 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...

85 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 29 years of experience

I have 29 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. I did my apprenticeship at a Rover/Jaguar dealership over 25 years ago. I set up on my own business with a few colleagues in 1986 and have b...

73 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 15 years of experience

Mobile mechanic, pick up and drop off car if extended repair needed, full diagnostic, full service, clutch, suspension, engine repair, cam belt, DPF cleaning, brakes, exhaust and more.

250 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 25 years of experience

I started my career at 16 years old at a ford main dealer studying for my qualifications at the same time. Moved from ford and started building cars for films (And in the back ground started as a part tim...

54 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 30 years of experience

I have more than 25 years experience in repairing cars and vans. Some of the services we do include Engine Service, Brakes, Tyres, Clutches, Timing Belts and so much more. We are also able to offer body work...

9 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 10 years of experience

I am a qualified mechanic and MOT Tester, I have worked with several renowned companies in different time periods and have an experience of ten plus years in my profession.

68 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 10 years of experience

Over 17 years in the motor industry as a mechanic, in sales and managing my own mobile maintenance company. Starting out as a HGV mechanic apprentice and moving into commercial sales i have a wide variety of...

1 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 10 years of experience

8 years carried out at Mercedes Benz dealership. Currently 3 years at a fleet garage

49 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 24 years of experience

Peugeot, vw, Audi and Bmw/Mini back ground. Recent years vast experience on Bmw and Mini but offer all services

Frequently asked questions about MOTs in Surrey

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 Surrey?

Usually an MOT test in Surrey 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 Surrey?

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

Yes, many garages in Surrey 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 Surrey.

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 Surrey?

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

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