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MOT

"Be confident with your MOT whit M&R"

If your vehicle is 3 years old or more then you are required by law to have an MOT.

The MOT is an annual safety check and the purpose of the test is to ensure that your vehicle meets the minimum safety standard set out by the ministry of transport in the road traffic act. Our dedicated Macclesfield MOT centre is fully certified by the vehicle and operator services agency (VOSA) so you can rest assured that when you book in for an MOT with M&R Motors you are sure of a fair test and that the satisfactory standards have been met before a pass certificate is issued. We offer a courtesy MOT reminder letter mailing service so you won’t forget your MOT next year.

What’s involved in an MOT

Body & Vehicle Structure


Corrosion within 30cm of a structural mounting point sharp edges/protrusions that could damage other road users (pedestrians)




Fuel System


leaks, component security




Exhaust System & Emissions


exhaust security, corrosion and holes excessive smoke from tailpipe/meets emissions limits when tested




Seats & Seat Belts


correct seat belt operation when latching, unlatching and recoil. condition of the webbing, no tears or fraying. seat security, drivers seat must move and latch on runners.




Doors


all doors must open from the outside, front doors must open from both inside and outside.




Mirrors


condition and security of drivers wing mirror and one other mirror.




Brakes


condition and security of all brake components including abs, any hydraulic system leaks. efficiency test using dedicated measuring devices.




Wheels & Tyres


condition and security, no signs of damage, accessible valve, tread depth same size tyre/wheel across an
axle.




Registration Plates & VIN Numbers


legible and correct for vehicle, condition and security, correct spacing of characters.




Lights


correct colour and function of all exterior lights.




Wipers and Washers


correct operation, condition and security, effectively clearing the windscreen, washer jets hit
windscreen.




Windscreen


no object or chip/crack that obstructs the driver’s view of the road




Steering & Suspension


condition and operation, any play/wear in and related component.




Items Not Included in an MOT Test


spare wheel, rear wiper & washer, reversing lights.





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