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Top garages for MOT in Barnstaple (14 found)
Barry Hews Automotive Services
Member since 18 October 2021
Barnstaple

Barry Hews Automotive Services

Roundswell Hyundai
Member since 18 October 2021
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

County (Barnstaple)
Member since 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
Barnstaple

Everything vehicle related

South West Nissan - Barnstaple
Member since 18 October 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

Braunton Garage
Member since 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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 18 October 2021
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

Car Care Centre
Member since 18 October 2021
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

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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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Barnstaple 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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