MOT in Liverpool

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Top garages for MOT in Liverpool (139 found)
Scallon's Auto Services Mobile Mechanic
11 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

Scallon's Auto Services Mobile Mechanic

Malmar Motors Ltd.
92 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.8 / 5

Our team has over 60 years experience of working with prestige motor vehicles.

We are Mercedes Benz specialist's with a genuine Mercedes Benz Star diagnostic computer and full access to Mercedes technical.

HUGE savings on main dealer prices.

Service lights reset and service book stamped including digital service books.

We will protect your warranty, 12 month warranty on all parts and labour.
Original equipment or standard OEM parts fitted.

N & J AUTOCARE
412 Jobs Completed
Whiston
4.9 / 5

Here at N & J Autocare we aspire to deliver a reputable top quality service to all of our customers. Our technicians have many years experience repairing and servicing all makes and models of vehicles. From MOT's to clutch replacements, we use quality parts and approach every job with the same level of professionalism to ensure you are back on the road swiftly.

Local transport links are close by but if you wish to wait around we offer customer wifi and complimentary refreshments.

Merseyside Car Repairs LTD
587 Jobs Completed
Wallasey
5.0 / 5

We are Merseyside Car Repairs Ltd, a local, independent garage which specializes in the repair, servicing and MOT of all major makes and models of vehicle!

We employ a team of technicians, all experienced, qualified and passionate about what we do! We have over 30 years combined experience, so you can relax knowing you're in good hands.

We will, as you would expect from a trusted garage, check over the other related components to ensure they are all in good working order.

We are fully equipped with the up to date software programming computers, enabling us to provide a main dealer level of service, at sensible prices.

We also offer a collection and delivery service for all customers who fall into our catchment area of 10 miles at extra cost.In some cases we can extend this, so don't hesitate to ask!

We also offer a 1 to 6 month interest free payment plan for any costs or repairs up to £3000, with nothing to pay for the first 40 days if accepted.

I look forward to hearing from you and please do not hesitate in getting in touch to discuss your quote further.

Kind regards,
Jay - Merseyside Car Repairs Ltd

DJ Auto Repair Centre Ltd.
8 Job Completed
Huyton
5.0 / 5

we have been established here in Huyton for 13 years.all are staff are fully qualified.We also run a fully opperational Body shop where we also do Insurance repairs.We have a large repeat customer base which we are very proud of if at any time you are stuck you can call us we will be glad to help.

Liverpool MOT South Limited
766 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

In our well equipped AA approved workshop, we are able to cope with nearly any kind of work. We have a wide variety of specialist tools and diagnostic equipment to suit most makes and models, including the very latest Bosch diagnostic equipment.

Our staff are highly skilled and all have specific areas in which they specialise. We will always do our utmost to give you an accurate quote prior to commencing work and we do not carry out any additional work without your authority.

We can provide MOTs on class 4 and 7 vehicles, including large motor homes. We can also offer 4 wheel alignment.

Mersey Garage
412 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

We set up in 2016 as a garage to repair vehicles because we have been appalled at some of the horror stories we have seen and heard about garages with customers vehicles.

We are an honest, transparent and open garage who will always repair your car with as little cost to yourself as possible.

Once you've had your car repaired with us, you'll bring your family and friends here too, we guarantee it!

A1 Auto Repair Center LTD
148 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.8 / 5

Indépendant garage, specialising in all typre of mechanical work. we have 3 fully qualified mechanics using 3x 2 post ramps, 1x 4 post ramp & a Pitt. we are also a registered VOSA MOT testing station.

IN’n’OUT Autocentres Liverpool
918 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.4 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

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Quick Tyres
3 Job Completed
Liverpool
5.0 / 5

Here at Quick Tyres,We aspire to deliver a reputable top quality service to all of our customers. Our technicians have many years experience repairing and servicing all makes and models of vehicles. From MOT's to clutch replacements, we use quality parts and approach every job with the same level of professionalism to ensure you are back on the road swiftly.

Also we stock over 2000 New and Part worn Tyres

We provide a 24hr Recovery to assist you Anytime/Anywhere

Also except All card payments

Any problems Give us Call

Wirral Remaps
48 Jobs Completed
Wirral
4.7 / 5

We cover all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repairs
Remapping
Performance car specialists
DPF & EGR specialists
Turbo reconditioning
2WD dyno
Servicing
Mot's
Pre mot's
steering & suspension
Welding
Clutch/gearbox specialist
Diagnostics
Exhausts
Air conditioning recharging
Batteries carried in stock!

Paul Yates (Wirral) Ltd T/A Dave Campbell Autos
54 Jobs Completed
Bromborough
3.4 / 5

Dave Campbell Autos are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of RAC Approved powered by Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages operating to the Network’s 6 core values of Capability, Consistency, Care, Clarity, Cost Effectiveness and Customer Focus. For your added peace of mind we are members of the Motor Ombudsman service which is approved by The Trading Standards Institute.
In short, we are a local garage you can trust offering you the support and service guarantees of a national network, giving you complete peace of mind
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AutoSafetyCentre (Widnes)
386 Jobs Completed
Widnes
4.7 / 5

"We are experts in automotive parts repair including tyres, brakes, exhausts, MOT testing, car servicing, air conditioning recharge and diagnostic repair.

We are open 5 days a week from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

All our mechanics are IMI qualified."

Thornton Autos Ltd
608 Jobs Completed
Liverpool
4.7 / 5

Thonton Autos, is on Water Street, behind the new Tesco Express.
At our Garage we aim to give our customers the satisfaction that all work has been carried out professionally, within a reasonable time frame, at a competitive price.
We hope that all customers will return and recommend us to their family and friends.

Park MOT
43 Jobs Completed
Bootle
4.9 / 5

Welcome to Park Mot. Being based in Bootle, Liverpool Park Mot are a motor vehicle & light commercial garage repair centre specialist. Being established over 10 years, Park Mot are one of the most experienced motor engineers in the area. Whether you own a top of the range car or a run around vehicle, our main dealer fully trained technicians will service and maintain your vehicle.

Park Mot are a company dedicated to giving vehicle owners choice, technical ability and superb value for money for all servicing, repairs and upgrades at prices far lower than your franchised dealer.

Park Mot are a class 4 & 7 MOT station and offer a free MOT re-test and have many special offers for both old and new clients.

We believe that we are one of the most competitive repair centres in the area.

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MOT in Liverpool

Average rating for  MOT in Liverpool bookings

4.68

57 reviews

How much does MOT cost in Liverpool?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and MOT is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Liverpool for MOT on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


MOT Cost by Car Make in Liverpool
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£36.82
Vauxhall£38.49
BMW£37.57
Volkswagen£38.65
Renault£38.17
Peugeot£36.03
Audi£37.97
Citroen£38.16
Nissan£37.64
Mercedes£37.23
Toyota£38.15
Volvo£38.63
MINI£37.84

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 28/11/2019 and 26/02/2020.

Local MOT Test

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about MOT services in Liverpool. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

An MOT is a service provided by garages which every car is legally required to have carried out.

A cars roadworthiness will be checked during the MOT as each major component is inspected by a trained professional. A garage has to have authorisation from the DVSA to carry out an MOT as they have to meet the minimum requirement to carry out the inspection.

You don’t need to take your car for an MOT for three years if you buy and register it brand new, however as soon as the three years are up, it is a legal requirement that you take your car for an MOT annually.

Below we have included some useful information on what is checked during your MOT as well as things you can do to increase your chances of passing at the first attempt.

Fuel, Fuel Emissions and Exhaust

The exhaust system is made up of several parts and components which all need to be checked individually. The main issue that mechanics will be looking out for is leakage of fumes or liquid, as these are the most common issues associated with the exhaust system.

There is very little you can do to help your car pass an MOT if there is a problem with this system as a hole cannot be blocked up unless you are a trained professional.

The fuel system will also get checked for leaks however, by checking that the tank cap is sealed properly, you may be able to avoid failing your MOT for a minor issue.

The emissions of a car must fall below specific legal limits which means that if your car produces too much carbon monoxide or hydrocarbons, it will fail its MOT.

You can increase your chances of passing an MOT by addressing the problem before having the service carried out as it is easy to diagnose a problem with your fuel emission levels.

If your exhaust emits excessive blue or black smoke when the engine is switched on and while driving, there is a high chance that there is an issue. By addressing it early you can avoid failing the MOT test.

Tyres MOT Check

One in ten cars fail their MOT due to tyre issues. The mechanic will be checking the tread of the tyre when carrying out the MOT as well as looking for damage such as lumps, bulges or tears.

A tyre tread should be at least 1.6mm and be the correct type as they need to be able to maintain the speed and weight of the car while its being driven.

You can use a tread depth gauge to check if your tyres are safe to drive on and whether they will pass the MOT, if the tread is less than 1.6mm, your car will fail.

It is also important to ensure your tyres are fully inflated and the pressure is correct as this is another issue which will likely result in failure.

Drivers View MOT Check

The parts being checked will consist of windscreen wipers, windscreen, wing mirrors, rear view mirror and windows. It will be obvious that you will fail your MOT if your view of the road around you is impeded.

This could be caused by broken or missing mirrors as well as cracked or heavily chipped windows.

Your rear view mirrors and wing mirrors must be able to move while remaining secure to provide a driver with an adequate view of the road. The wipers and washers are also included in checks as they must be able to clean the windows effectively.

You will fail your MOT if there is damage or an obstruction in your windows bigger than 10mm within the immediate viewing area and 40mm anywhere else.

You can improve your chances of passing your MOT by making sure you buy new wiper blades at least once a year and thouroughly checking all of your windows.

You should also ensure your screen wash reservoir is fully topped up as it will be checked during the MOT.

Body and additional items MOT Check

A wide ranging inspection will be carried out with the body, engine mountings, seats, doors and chassis. They are required to be completely free of erosion and cannot have any sharp edges which could cause injury.

You must also have your registration plates attached to your car which need to be visible from 20 meters away.

Your car should also be shown to display a vehicle identification number (VIN) which should be etched onto the body or chassis.

The speedometer must also be fully secure and able to light up.

Seat Belts MOT Check

Every seatbelt in the vehicle must be fully functional as this will be checked rigorously by the inspector.

Lamps, electrics and reflectors MOT Check

Almost a third of all MOT failures are due to light, electrical or reflector failure. The front, rear, brake, fog, indicator, registration plate and reflectors must adhere to the following standards;

  • Illuminate with the press or flick of one single button or switch
  • Display the correct colour as well as each pair matching in colour of displayed light
  • To be able to deliver light despite the presence of other light
  • Be unobstructed
  • Be in the correct position and completely secure in their housing
  • Be in full working condition
  • Aim of light should be at correct angle

If one of the bulbs in your car breaks you can buy a replacement relatively easily which is something you should do if you are due an MOT.

Make sure to consult your owners handbook before buying a bulb to discover the correct unit.

The horn on your car must also be full working order and be able to deliver a strong uniform note which can be heard by another driver on the road.

The battery in your car will also be checked for leakage and stability within the engine.

Wiring will be inspected for wear and tear and cannot be at the point of breaking.

If you have a towbar for a trailer, the socket will be checked as it must be able to send power to the indicators on the trailer itself.

Steering and Suspension MOT Check

The mechanic carrying out the MOT will be inspecting the condition of the steering wheels by pushing the steering system in numerous directions as well as assessing the system for damage on specific components.

If your car has a locking devise, this will also be checked when the vehicle is stationary and the engine is not running.

If you have power steering, there must be a correct amount of fluid in the reservoir.

The suspension on your car will be checked visually as the springs and shock absorbers will be inspected for corrosion, distortion or fracture.

We have an in-depth page dedicated to steering and suspension which you can access by clicking here.

Brakes Check MOT

The overall condition of your brakes and all of the components that make up the system will be inspected thoroughly.

A specific break test will be performed to ensure your car has the correct stopping power to be on the road.

Other tips

  • A mechanic can refuse to perform an MOT if the car is dirty inside or out as they will have to spend time in and around the vehicle for an extended period, so make sure your car is tidy!
  • If your car should fail its MOT, make sure to have the repairs carried out as per their assessments and then return to the same garage as they will not charge you for a full inspection.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of 8,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive MOT deals for you.

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You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best MOT deal in Liverpool, before booking online.

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