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Book an MOT test from £29.99 in Harlow online today with WhoCanFixMyCar.


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 Harlow 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 Harlow (102 found)
M J M Automotive
57 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
5.0 / 5

We are a newly founded company. I have been a Mechanic since I left school 11 years ago and recently me my brother and a good friend have invested in our own Mobile Mecha

Automotive Components Specialist Ltd
2363 Jobs Completed
Cheshunt
4.9 / 5

Welcome to our organisation, our aim is to provide solutions for all your motoring needs with the aim to reduce your cost of ownership of your motor vehicle. We speciali

HARLOW TYRE GROUP LTD
4 Jobs Completed
Harlow,
5.0 / 5

Stortford Performance Tyres - Team Protyre
196 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.1 / 5

Stortford Performance tyres is located just off the M11 motorway on the Raynham Close industrial estate. The centre is proud to have been a Platinum rated Pirelli Perform

Limitless Garage CASTROL SERVICE CENTRE
93 Jobs Completed
Waltham Cross
4.7 / 5

Limitles Garage established in Jan 2020. With several years of VW group experiences as well as german cars specialist and other brand backgrounds. We are fully VAG (VW g

EK Tuning Ltd
127 Jobs Completed
Hertfordshire
4.7 / 5

INDEPENDENT GARAGE AND SERVICE CENTRE IN CHESHUNT AND WALTHAM CROSS PROVIDING DIAGNOSTICS AND REPAIRS ON ALL MAKES AND MODELS OF VEHICLE. We offer a comprehensive rang

Fix My Motor
23 Jobs Completed
Harlow
3.5 / 5

Car Station Ltd.
52 Jobs Completed
Epping
4.4 / 5

At Car Station, we pride ourselves on providing you with luxury vehicles at affordable prices. Our friendly staff and years of experience in the motor industry, will undo

Formula One Autocentres - Harlow
341 Jobs Completed
Harlow
3.5 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

RSR Porscha
171 Jobs Completed
Bishops Stortford
4.9 / 5

Twenty one plus years in the automotive industry. Worked with UK Main Dealer's: BMW and Porsche. Worked in Canada also for a BMW Main Dealer in Toronto and a Porsche Mai

Herts And Essex Commercials
38 Jobs Completed
HERTS
2.6 / 5

Car & Van Servicing & Repairs 24 Hour Breakdown Recovery Service

Ev Tech and MOT LTD
171 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.7 / 5

We are EV Tech and MOT LTD, specialist in service and maintenance for all makes and models of vehicles. We are a DVSA approved MOT Station. We offer FREE Safety Inspec

Andy Mobile Mechanic
65 Jobs Completed
Ongar
5.0 / 5

My name is Andy and I own and run my own mobile mechanic business. Being mobile, I can come to carry out all work at your location of choice, be it at work or home, savi

CSS Motors
359 Jobs Completed
Waltham Abbey
4.5 / 5

CSS Motors offers car repairs in Waltham Abbey and further afield, such as Loughton, Waltham Cross, Theydon Bois, Buckhurst Hill and beyond. Our team has over 125 years

Carsclinic LTD auto body repair
7 Job Completed
Cheshunt
5.0 / 5

Carsclinic ltd auto body repair is located Cheshunt, unit b, 5 Fieldings Rd., EN8 9TL. All bodywork, metalwork and spray work undertaken. Insurance work welcome. Previous

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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 Harlow bookings

4.40

40 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Harlow?

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 Harlow
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£49.49
Vauxhall£49.12
Volkswagen£48.69
BMW£48.50
Mercedes£48.85
Nissan£47.62
Audi£51.29
Peugeot£49.61
Toyota£51.32
Renault£49.08
Citroen£49.75
MINI£53.50
Volvo£48.77

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/11/2022 and 05/02/2023.

Booking a car MOT test in Harlow

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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