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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 Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple (14 found)
South West Nissan - Barnstaple
Member since 23 March 2021
Barnstaple

South West Nissan offers a fantastic range of servicing and MOT options in Wellington, Exeter, and Barnstaple, all designed to save you money and get your vehicle back on

Barry Hews Automotive Services
Member since 09 February 2018
Barnstaple

Barry Hews Automotive Services

Roundswell Hyundai
Member since 04 May 2016
BARNSTAPLE

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake

Car Care Centre
Member since 13 June 2017
Barnstaple

The Car Care Centre was founded in Barnstaple in 1985 by two local mechanics who had many years of experience in the trade. They decided to utilise their skills and Car C

County (Barnstaple)
Member since 17 November 2015
Barnstaple

We are a 3 Generation family business run by local people. Being part of the well established Parkside and County garage group you can be sure of a trustworthy and reliab

AUTOVet
Member since 17 January 2015
barnstaple

I own a mobile mechanic business that operates all over North Devon. We specialise in 1st line repairs and recovery of light vehicles. Please visit autovet.org to find ou

ATS Euromaster Barnstaple
Member since 12 August 2017
Barnstaple

Here at ATS Euromaster in Barnstaple you will find a team of experts offering our customers a range of tyres and vehicle maintenance at competitive prices. We stock w

Roundswell Toyota
Member since 29 June 2015
Barnstaple

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

Taw Ford
Member since 24 March 2015
Barnstaple

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on.Here at Taw Ford we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing your vehicle.

Flying spanner mobile mechanic
Member since 05 October 2019
Barnstaple

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Braunton Garage
Member since 30 August 2011
Braunton

"Braunton Garage (BG) is located in the heart of Braunton Village, just a short drive from the holiday resorts of Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe and Ilfracombe, BG was buil

GS Auto Tech Ltd
Member since 30 August 2011
Nr Braunton

"At GS Auto Tech we aim to maintain your vehicle economically and to the highest standards. Regular servicing is the best way to care for your vehicle. We undertake diagn

Marshall Silver Street Barnstaple Volkswagen
Member since 20 December 2014
Barnstaple

"Marshall Silver Street Barnstaple Volkswagen is part of the Marshall Motor Group which is the second largest privately owned dealer group in the UK, servicing and repair

Green Lanes Garage
Member since 31 August 2011
Barnstaple

"The clean and tidy appearance of Green Lanes Garage may surprise new visitors. But, as proprietor Grant Sturkey explains: With modern equipment there is no need for a

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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 Barnstaple bookings

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Booking a car MOT test in Barnstaple

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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