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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.


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Top garages for MOT in Dumfries (12 found)
Halfords Autocentre Dumfries
14 Job Completed
Dumfries
5.0 / 5

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

Balmoral Road Car Sales & Service Ltd
9 Job Completed
Dumfries
5.0 / 5

We are a large independent workshop based in Dumfried who can offer MOT's, servicing, repairs and maintenance work on all makes and models of cars, vans and light commerc

Dalziel's Garage Services
Member since 05 April 2019
Dumfries

We are a family run business who pride ourselves on our expertise and customer service. We are Peugeot Citroen specialists but carry out work on all makes and models of v

Akers garage
Member since 20 June 2017
Dumfries

Been going for 13 years Specialist in vw Audi seat and skoda Mot servicing tyres all repairs diagnostics air con Family run

Border Cars (Dumfries)
Member since 17 November 2015
Dumfries

Border Cars is one of the leading motor retail groups in South West Scotland and Cumbria, with six sites in Dumfries, Stranraer, Carlisle, Workington and Ayr. Since 1977,

Parkdale Garage Ltd
Member since 12 August 2014
Dumfries

"An independent Dumfries garage, just off the A75 (Garroch Roundabout) offering a full range of services: MOT, Service, Tyres, Exhausts, Batteries, Diagnostics, Air Condi

Huntingdon Garage
Member since 21 December 2011
Dumfries

"Established 14 years ago by Raymond Balmer a time served mechanic from Southern Garage, Dumfries. Huntingdon Garage can service your car from new without affecting your

Border Hyundai - Dumfries
Member since 31 May 2016
DUMFRIES

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

Keith Faulds Motor Engineer
Member since 21 December 2011
Heathhall

"Established over a decade ago, and with over 25 years in the trade, Keith Faulds Motor Engineer's Garage is an independent garage and MOT testing station in Heathhall on

Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd - Dumfries
Member since 08 February 2016
DUMFRIES

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

Border Toyota (Dumfries)
Member since 29 June 2015
Dumfries

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

ATS Euromaster Dumfries
Member since 12 August 2017
Dumfries

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

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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 Dumfries bookings

5.00

1 reviews

Car MOT test in Dumfries

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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