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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 Pontefract (103 found)
West Yorkshire Autos Ltd
187 Jobs Completed
Pontefract
4.8 / 5

Family Run Business, we are RAC Approved, we cover any warranty work. as we are fully VAT registered. We aim for 100% customer satisfaction We have a fully heated

Wilco Motosave - Castleford
185 Jobs Completed
Castleford
4.4 / 5

Wilco Motosave is one of the North's leading independent family owned motorists' stores and fitting centres. With 26 branches located throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshi

Niche Autos LTD
2448 Jobs Completed
Wakefield
4.9 / 5

OFFICE CONTACT NUMBER IS (WAKEFIELD) 362 072 Established for many years, we are a family run business that believes in great customer service to encourage repeat business

Savile Road Garage
327 Jobs Completed
Castleford
4.7 / 5

Savile Road Garage is based in Castleford, West Yorkshire. We offer full servicing and repairs, MOT's, Diagnostics and Tyres.

Halfords Autocentre Castleford - McConechys
4 Job Completed
CASTLEFORD
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

JS DIAGNOSTICS AND REPAIR ltd
17 Jobs Completed
WAKEFIELD
5.0 / 5

We are a local business that has been running since July 2022, we are hoping to expand with time to come. Our mechanics are level 2 qualified. We are fully insured and VA

Wilco Motosave - Knottingley
122 Jobs Completed
Knottingley
5.0 / 5

Wilco Motosave is one of the north's leading independent family owned motorists' stores and fitting centres. With 26 branches located throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshi

K And S Autos Ltd
213 Jobs Completed
Leeds
4.9 / 5

Here at K and S autos we offer a one stop service. Our professionalism and the value for money we offer is the reason why we get so much repeat business. Our technical ex

Halfords Autocentre Wakefield Retail - McConechys
15 Jobs Completed
FLANSHAW
3.0 / 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

C.G Autos
6 Jobs Completed
Wakefield
5.0 / 5

Services we offer include car and van repairs and servicing, vehicle diagnostics as well as being a VOSA Approved MOT centre. We also supply and fit tyres, exhausts, b

THE M.O.T AND REPAIR CENTRE
162 Jobs Completed
WAKEFIELD
4.4 / 5

We are a well established garage in wakefield and been trading for well over 4 year,we have a very modern workshop with all new tools and equipment snd the latest diagnos

Clarks of Garforth
10 Jobs Completed
GARFORTH
5.0 / 5

"We provide a personalised, quality service for all makes and models. Our servicing will protect your warranty, ensure your service book is stamped and more importantly s

Volksmarques Ltd
7 Jobs Completed
barnsley
5.0 / 5

VolksMarques Ltd is a family owned business run by Rich and Adam. Rich was initially trained within Volkswagen Audi group before expanding his knowledge and experience in

DS Auto Repairs (mobile mechanic)
16 Jobs Completed
Wakefield
5.0 / 5

We are a mobile mechanic service that comes to you for car servicing, brakes, clutches, timing belts, battery replacement, weather you are at home or work or broken down

Dootson Motors
21 Jobs Completed
Barnsley
5.0 / 5

Established in 1983, family run business. We are an independently run Proton Main dealer for the Barnsley and surrounding area. We have been trading over 30 years and th

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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 Pontefract bookings

4.58

64 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Pontefract?

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 Pontefract
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£38.57
Ford£38.65
Volkswagen£38.74
BMW£38.77
Audi£38.59
Nissan£38.97
Mercedes£38.75
Citroen£38.62
Peugeot£38.83
Toyota£39.03
Renault£38.28
MINI£38.74
Volvo£38.64

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 28/08/2022 and 26/11/2022.

Car MOT test in Pontefract

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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