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An MOT test is an annual legal requirement for all cars over 3 years old. You car MOT ensures car safety, functionality and legality by checking all the vehicle’s major components for faults. With so many MOT test centres in Arbroath on our network, securing a good deal for your MOT test is made simple with WhoCanFixMyCar.

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Top garages for MOT in Arbroath (14 found)
McConechy's - Arbroath
3 Jobs Completed
Arbroath
5.0 / 5

Established in 1957, McConechy’s employ over 330 trained staff in our 56 branches throughout Scotland, North of England and Yorkshire. McConechy’s staff are trained by s

Phone A Tow Workshop Limited
Member since 09 February 2015
Arbroath

Phone A Tow Workshop can offer you hassle-free accident recovery services and are the Arbroath regions vehicle repairs specialist. We have a highly skilled and experience

Halfords Autocentre Arbroath - McConechys
Member since 29 January 2021

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs f

Checkpoint Garage
Member since 10 November 2015
Arbroath

We are a Bosch Car Service Centre and pride ourselves with our perfect feedback, our expertise and latest equipment lets us carry out all manner of jobs from servicing an

SRW Autos
Member since 13 October 2016
Arbroath

Wecome to SRW Autos, the one stop shop for motor vehicle repair in arbroath. Our garage is quickly becoming busy as our customers return and continue to spread the word

Prime Auto Repairs
Member since 18 May 2017
Arbroath

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Dens Road Car Services
Member since 18 May 2017
Arbroath

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ADDISONS Garage Services
Member since 27 June 2017
Arbroath

We are based in the historic seaside town of Arbroath on the east coast of Scotland We specialise in low mileage/owner vehicles of every brand at great prices. We are

Baldowrie Garage
Member since 17 December 2012
Angus

"Baldowrie Garage has been trading since 1935. In spring 1968 the garage changed hands to its current owner, Frank Kerr(Snr) and his late wife Eda. After years of hard wo

TT Garage
Member since 13 January 2021
The Town

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Mackie Motors Ltd - Arbroath
Member since 08 February 2016
ARBROATH

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Co

Prmotors
Member since 28 October 2016
Arbroath

Mot repairs,serviceing,welding

Kerrs of Arbroath
Member since 07 April 2017
Dundee

At Kerr's of Arbroath we'll move Heaven and Earth to make you happy Our business is family-run and well-established throughout the Arbroath area. Recently we have increa

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Frequently asked questions
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What is a MOT test?

An MOT is a service/test which every car is legally required to have carried out every 12 months. It ensures that your car is functioning, safe and of course legal to drive.
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How much is an MOT?

The maximum MOT test price that a garage can charge is set by the Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). Currently, the maximum cost is set at £54.85 for cars and caravans.
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When is my car’s MOT due?

If you have bought a used car recently, an MOT certificate from the previous owner will be included in the documents you receive when you buy the car, this will inform you of the next due date. If you can’t find your certificate, the website www.vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk will help you find out when your next test is due. If your car is new, it will be required after three years.
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What does a MOT check?

It includes an inspection of the following:
  • Screenwash
  • Wiper blades
  • Beam patterns
  • Exhaust and engine mounts
  • Brake pad levels
  • Suppression joints and brushes
  • Lights
  • Tread depth
  • Suspension levels
  • Corrosion of the suspension mounts
  • Engine exhaust emissions
  • CO2 and CO3 emissions and hydrocarbon emissions
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How can I check my MOT history?

You can check this at https://mot-history.net/. This new government service allows you to check the history of any car from just putting in the vehicle make and registration number.
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What can fail a MOT?

The most common reasons why cars fail their MOT are:
  • worn seatbelts
  • windscreen chips
  • incorrect beam pattern
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  • insufficient tyre tread depth
  • faulty registration plate lamps
  • damaged wiper blades
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What should I do if my car fails its MOT?

You’ll be issued with a VT30 Certificate stating why the car failed. There is no time limit before a retest can be booked, and the garage will normally offer to carry out the required repairs. Therefore, you should undertake any necessary repairs pointed out by the garage to ensure a pass certificate.
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How often should I get a MOT?

Your car should go in for its MOT annually, unless of course it was bought and registered as brand new. If this is the case it is only required after three years of its registration, but after that point it should be taken in yearly like other cars.

Average rating for  MOT in Arbroath bookings

5.00

4 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Arbroath?

The maximum cost for an MOT is £54.85, garages cannot charge more than this. However, many garages charge less than this, the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com is around £40.


MOT Cost by Car Make in Arbroath
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£45.85

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2021 and 02/12/2021.

Arbroath MOT Test

An MOT is a service/test which every car is legally required to have carried out every 12 months.

You don’t need to take your car for three years if you buy and register it as brand new. However, as soon as the three years are up, it is a legal requirement that you take your car for the test yearly.

A cars roadworthiness will be checked during the MOT, with each major component inspected by a trained professional. A garage has to have authorisation from the DVSA to carry out the test.


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