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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 Gainsborough 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 Gainsborough (8 found)
A T Engineering
4 Jobs Completed
Gainsborough
5.0 / 5

A.T. Engineering are an independent garage with fully qualified staff offering the best service and quality of work possible. We cater for most makes and models providing

Dexel Tyre and Auto Centre (Gainborough)
28 Jobs Completed
Gainsborough
5.0 / 5

First established in 1961 by Harry and Peter France, Dexel is still a family owned and run business today. We operate out of 12 branches throughout South Yorkshire, Linco

Will’s mobile mechanic
Member since 17 October 2021
Doncaster

Customer come first every time, nothing is to much. Bring the vehicle to me or I can come to you

BLYTON SERVICE STATION
Member since 17 October 2021
GAINSBOROUGH

Independent Garage based in Gainsborough offering a range of repair and service work,

Evans Halshaw Ford Gainsborough
Member since 17 October 2021
Gainsborough

Evans Halshaw Ford Gainsborough

Gainsborough Mot Centre
Member since 17 October 2021
Gainsborough

Gainsborough Mot Centre

Cheap Cars Ltd
Member since 17 October 2021
Gainsborough

Based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire buying and selling motor vehicles and repairing and servicing vehicles for the public.

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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.

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How much does a car MOT cost in Gainsborough?

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 Gainsborough
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£36.13
Ford£35.87
Volkswagen£35.10
Audi£36.38
Toyota£37.08
BMW£36.63
Renault£35.65
Mercedes£36.42
Volvo£35.36
Nissan£36.74

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 19/07/2021 and 17/10/2021.

Gainsborough 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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