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Mobile mechanic in Wiltshire, 15 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...

54 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 15 years of experience

KH Auto Services has been operating since 2012 in the Swindon area. We offer a a 1 ramp workshop catering for all makes/models. We aim to provide a professional but reasonable priced service to all our cu...

102 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 22 years of experience

Edward Hunt is currently ranked Number 1 in the UK according to the League of True Mechanics having won the 2021 Contest after competing over the course of 5 months. Previous awards include South West of ...

22 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wiltshire, 11 years of experience

Previous employment has allowed me to have experience in a range of fields. From dealership to large second hand car retailer working with both cars and vans new and old. I am able to carry out diagnostic c...

54 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 15 years of experience

Previous main dealer experience within Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Skoda, and VW. Also within the independent sector. All makes and models are welcome! Outside of the dealer networks, we are able to have a far larg...

4 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 18 years of experience

With 18 years experience gaining Master Tech at Volkswagen, Mazda and Hyundai. MOT tester for 6 years.

MOHAMMED, WATCHFIELD 19th May 2022

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer • MOT with collection & delivery

9 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 30 years of experience

I have 35 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. I originally studied agricultural engineering, so I have always had a technical background. After my studies and apprenticeship, I worked for ...

32 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 24 years of experience

Welcome to GP MOT & Service Centre MOT Testing, Servicing, Tyres and more at GP MOT & Service Centre in Westbury. DVSA approved Class 4 MOT test Our fully licensed MOT test lane uses the latest equipment,...

10 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 30 years of experience

AND Autos has been operating since 2009. The business offers a 2 ramp facility and we also can arrange MOT's and we can do the preparation work fro you prior to the MOT. David Ashby the owner is fully qual...

1 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 9 years of experience

We welcome all makes and models of cars and vans for services, repairs, maintenance and MOTs. We take pride in our services and customer satisfaction ensuring each customer leaves with a smile.

105 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 10 years of experience

I began my career studying at City of Bristol College to gain my NVQ qualifications. My first role was with All About Bikes in Bristol for over 3 years before moving to Porsche Mode for 12 months then onto a...

4 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 10 years of experience

Welcome to Euro Car Store Ltd the largest car market . For an unbeatable range and choice of great value, top quality vehicles, you've come to the right place. Whether you're a trade or private customer, we'...

291 Reviews

Garage in Wiltshire, 19 years of experience

I began my career in Weybridge, Surrey for a number of garages picking up great experience to start me off before moving to the New Malden area for a number of years. Prior to setting-up my own business in 2...

95 Reviews

Garage serving Wiltshire, 10 years of experience

Bishop autos a local mobile mechanic business set up in 2012 we are a company specialising in the mobile repair, air con and computer diagnostics of today’s vehicles We specialise in Renault and Nissan ...

Want to learn more about MOTs in Wiltshire?

Read our short guide with information on 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 is due by going to https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk and enter in your vehicle registration number. It will tell you when it was due (and also enable you to view its recent MOT history as well).

 How long does an MOT take in Wiltshire?

Usually an MOT test in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire?

With ClickMechanic an MOT in Wiltshire 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 the government's MOT check service (www.check-mot.service.gov.uk). Just enter your vehicle's registration number there and the website will show when it is (or was) due.

 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 Wiltshire garages offer home collection and delivery for an MOT test?

Yes, many garages in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire.

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 Wiltshire?

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

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