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Top garages for MOT in Preston (60 found)
Autoserve Mobile
301 Jobs Completed
Leyland
4.7 / 5

Autoserve provides a mobile mechanic service covering the Northwest. All our friendly fully qualified mechanics have a minimum of 10' years experience & travel to you

Millward's Autocare Ltd
73 Jobs Completed
Preston
3.9 / 5

Millward's Autocare Ltd are a proud garage serving the local community of Ingol, Preston for many years. We have built up a team of very experienced and highly qualified

T.K Mobile Mechanic
10 Jobs Completed
Bamber Bridge
5.0 / 5

Hi, My name is Tom, I am based in the Bamber Bridge area. I have been a mechanic for the last 15 years. 10 of those working in very busy garages. I have decided t

Barry & Wilkinson Tyre & Exhaust Leyland - Team Protyre
207 Jobs Completed
Leyland
3.7 / 5

The Barry and Wilkinson Tyre and Exhaust Centre in Leyland was opened in the 1980s and joined the Protyre network in 2009. The centre was extensively refurbished in 2014

ALFA AUTOWORKS LTD
30 Jobs Completed
Preston
5.0 / 5

HERE AT ALFA AUTOWORKS LTD, WE TAKE PRIDE IN ALL WORK CARRIED OUT. WITH OUR IN-HOUSE QUALITY CONTROL, WE ENSURE EACH AND EVERY VEHICLE LEAVES TO A SATISFACTORY STANDARD A

Wellhams Automotive Services Limited
34 Jobs Completed
Preston
5.0 / 5

We are a small family run, fully mobile mechanical business offering complete free repairs and services and take pride in what we do and in doing so we have excellent rev

Bowker Preston
3 Jobs Completed
Preston
5.0 / 5

As an Authorised BMW and MINI Retailer, we offer the highest levels of service and expertise whether you are looking to buy a new car or maintain your current car. Our Ce

Perrys Preston
8 Jobs Completed
Preston
4.7 / 5

Welcome to Perrys Preston, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer will mean that

One Call Preston Ltd
Member since 28 June 2018
Leyland

We are a family business which specialises in all aspects of car care. From valeting of your pride and joy to getting your runaround through its MOT!

Apexcartechltd T/A Apex MOT Car Garage
Member since 03 January 2018
Preston

Apex MOT Car Garage in Preston is your most reliable repair, MOT and Service garage for all makes and models. We provide the cheapest online prices for every vehicle with

Devonshire Garage Ltd
Member since 24 July 2018
Preston

Our team pride themselves on delivering our customers with a fantastic service. From MOT's to clutch and gearbox repairs, Denshire Garage Ltd welcomes all makes and model

Perrys Leyland
Member since 22 August 2014
Leyland

Welcome to Perrys Leyland, where the price of servicing is comparable with the prices you pay at a local fast fit. That said, choosing a franchised dealer will mean that

1st Auto Repairs
Member since 18 May 2017
Preston

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Vantage Hyundai - Preston
Member since 04 May 2016
Preston

Welcome to Vantage Hyundai Preston, part of a leading motor group with 25 centres across the UK. Driven by principles and fuelled by passion, Vantage is committed to q

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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 Preston bookings

4.56

9 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Preston?

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 Preston
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£38.46
Vauxhall£38.58
Volkswagen£38.51
Mercedes£38.12
BMW£38.81
Renault£39.05
Audi£38.00
Citroen£38.96
Toyota£37.58
Peugeot£38.89
Nissan£38.46
MINI£38.10
Volvo£37.41

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/07/2022 and 05/10/2022.

Preston 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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