Check when your MOT is due
Payment is only taken once you are at our Long Eaton garage, no payments are taken online.
Book an MOT online today with FastFit Autocentres using our live 24/7 interactive MOT booking system, it’s a quick and simple way to find the date and time that suits you best. If you are looking for an MOT testing station that provides quality, reliable cheap MOT's then look no further than us in Long Eaton.
The MOT is an annual inspection required for vehicles over 3 years of age from its date of registration. It is predominantly a visual inspection with a particular focus on the safety and emissions features of your vehicle.
Once complete we will be able to advise whether an MOT certificate can be issued for the next 12 months. In the event that we are unable to issue an MOT certificate, we can advise on the work required to get your vehicle through an MOT. We can provide a quote for this and with your permission handle the repairs in house for you.
What is the MOT Test?
In the UK all vehicles over three years old that are used on the roads must undergo an MOT Test. This is an annual test of a vehicle’s safety, roadworthiness and exhaust emissions. Not having a valid MOT certificate may result in a £1000 Fine!
During an MOT Test, the examiner will check many areas of the vehicle, including bodywork, emissions and safety features. A few of the items that are checked are shown below:
- Lighting and Signalling Equipment (Inc fog lamps & reversing lights)
- Steering (including suspension)
- Tyres and Road Wheels
- Seat Belts
- Body, Structure and General Items
- Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
- Drivers View of the Road
- Noise suppression material
- Undertray security
- Emission control equipment:
- Engine malfunction indicator lamp
- Diesel particulate filter (DPF) tampering
- Fluid leaks - engine, transmission and so on
If you have any questions or if you’d like to contact your local experts in Long Eaton regarding the next MOT you can contact us here or call us on 0115 9732156.