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52 Reviews

Garage in Northumberland, 10 years of experience

We deliver an efficient and reliable service for your car with our 5-strong team of fully qualified technicians. Our state of the art facility has everything we need to offer comprehensive care for your vehi...

25 Reviews

Garage in Wigan, 17 years of experience

I've worked in the motor trade for around 17 years my services include mot's, tyres, brakes, suspension, diagnostic and servicing

27 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Peebles, 20 years of experience

JCS Mobile Mechanics offer a wide range of car repair and maintenance services, from oil changes and brake repairs to engine diagnostics and tire replacements, all conveniently delivered to your location.

31 Reviews

Garage in Gateshead , 16 years of experience

With over 15 years of experience – from simple oil changes to complex engine repairs. One of the main benefits of using collection services for car repairs is convenience. These services offer car ow...

41 Reviews

Garage in Pontefract , 45 years of experience

we carry out general repairs, service, mot repairs, timing belts and chains, diagnostics, tyres, towbars, clutches, and more

43 Reviews

Garage in London, 10 years of experience

You’ll never struggle to find One Stop Auto Centre – there are plenty of handy transport links nearby. That means there’s always ease of access to help you get to and from our London garage easily when you l...

989 Reviews

Garage in St Helens, 9 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...

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Garage in Slough, 15 years of experience

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Garage in Kirknewton, 7 years of experience

Hi I am qualified mechanic with IMI level 3 diploma. We can do all sort of jobs small to big, like bulb wiper replacement to more complex jobs like engine, transmission rebulid/replacement. We welcome all k...

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Volkswagen Arteon • MOT with collection & delivery

57 Reviews

Garage in Harrogate , 14 years of experience

Deal with all car repairs and maintenance, based in Harrogate. Multiple years of experience.

421 Reviews

Garage in Nottingham, 24 years of experience

I have 24 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...

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...

28 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Bishop's Stortford, 15 years of experience

Mobile Motors Essex that covers services, maintenance, repairs, tyres and MOT.

52 Reviews

Garage in Aldershot, 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.

2 Reviews

Garage in Wokingham , 12 years of experience

12 years+ experience in motor vehicle repair. Main dealer trained. I am able to carry out a wide range of repairs on most makes and models. I'm always happy to help

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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