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13 Reviews

Garage in Blackwood , 23 years of experience

Iv worked at numerous garages preparing and repairing cars for the mot's iv also worked as a vehicle dismantle at a salvage yard that sells parts and dispose of vehicle I now have my own garage at bowen indu...

13 Reviews

Garage in Leek, 10 years of experience

MOT I SERVICE I RPAIRS Keeping you Safe behind the wheel Your local Car Repair Service and MOT station, we are delivering an outstanding car repair services to the people of Leek for over a decade and ...

13 Reviews

Garage in Bargoad, 23 years of experience

I am a well experienced mechanic/technician,I have ten years experience in a main dealer (vauxhall) and also experience in Halfords auto centers to large car sales

16 Reviews

Garage in Manchester, 8 years of experience

2016 Trafford Mot and services, carry out services, repairs, Diagnostic, change and repairs tyres. etc 2020 Chorlton mot and service, carry out MOT Inspection on class 4 & 7 up to DVSA standard. Also carry...

125 Reviews

Garage in Kenilworth , 30 years of experience

30 years experience working for independent garages. Ten years working for myself. Working on all makes of car’s From Brake pads to Engine rebuilds.

32 Reviews

Garage in Hayes , 43 years of experience

On the floor under cars all my life, no job I have seen or undertaken that has ever defeated me, Ramps these days make life easier but still happy to roll on the floor in the grease and oil. Keeping yo...

85 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Great Bookham, 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...

10 Reviews

Garage in Manchester , 6 years of experience

We deal with all Vehicle repairs and maintenance. Brakes Servicing Clutches and gearbox repairs Dpf Adblue issues Exhaust issues We pride ourselves on the level of care and attention we give ...

5 Reviews

Garage in Blandford Forum, 9 years of experience

Cameron Robinson MOT & Transport working alongside Wood Welding MOT & Service centre to provide you mobile maintenance and repairs along with workshop availability for both MOT and more advanced repairs.

64 Reviews

Garage in Uxbridge, 33 years of experience

I’ve been in the motor trade for 33 years and have worked for Toyota main dealers before spending 18 years working out on the roadside for both the AA and RAC. I have worked for Tesla and VW

80 Reviews

Garage in Gloucester, 10 years of experience

With over 10 years industry experience, your vehicle is in safe hands with us. My lifetimes passion of motor vehicle has had me involved with all makes and sizes. Registered as IMI TechSafe for electric vehi...

70 Reviews

Garage in Walsall, 25 years of experience

Our experts will ensure that your car is professionally serviced to enable you to enjoy safer driving when you’re on the road.

46 Reviews

Garage in Cupar, 20 years of experience

Over 20 years experience in independent garages including bodyshop mechanic and also fiat and kia main dealer carrying out all types of repairs and mot testing

18 Reviews

Garage in Coventry, 10 years of experience

I have a long history of working within a main dealer and well known bodyshops in the past. I cover a wide range of repair work to the highest standard. ✅ mechanical work ✅ stripping & refitting body ...

69 Reviews

Garage in London, 15 years of experience

I have been working as mechanic from the age of 16 started apprenticeship with ford trust dealership for two years then Bmw dealership and become level 3 technician after 5 years I then joined my family b...

Frequently asked questions about Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen take?

Usually an MOT test for Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen?

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 Volkswagen?

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

When your Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen?

If your Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen?

Yes, it is advisable to service your Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen 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 Volkswagen?

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