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Book an MOT test from £29.99 in Skelmersdale 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 Skelmersdale 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 Skelmersdale (15 found)
IN'n'OUT Autocentres Wigan
1835 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.1 / 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 a

AWM GARAGE
24 Jobs Completed
Pemberton, Wigan
4.4 / 5

AWM GARAGE

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall - Wigan
Member since 07 June 2021
Wigan

Accompanying our extensive range of offers on new and used vehicles are a wide selection of services that offer a cost-effective way of keeping your vehicle in its best p

Interserve
Member since 13 January 2017
Wigan

Independent Garage specialising in cam belts, clutches, brakes and engine work. We also offer diagnostics to most makes and models, general repairs, class 4, class 5 and

Auto Safety Centre Ormskirk
Member since 02 September 2011
Ormskirk

"Auto Safety Centre Ormskirk offers a wide range of garage services including 4 wheel alignment, tyres, servicing to all makes and models, diagnostics, MOTs, exhausts, br

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wigan
Member since 30 October 2013
Wigan

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall Wigan

KSL Garage Services Ltd
Member since 27 January 2014
Kirby

"KSL Garage Services Ltd Established in 1994 our primary focus has been and always will be customer satisfaction. Based in Simonswood on the borders of Merseyside and We

AB Tyres & Exhausts
Member since 05 November 2014
Appley Bridge

"We are an independent garage established in 1999 who pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service and reliability. We offer no obligation quotes and free initial

D B Cars and Commercials
Member since 06 November 2014
Wigan

"We are a family run business who pride ourselves in quality work at reasonable prices. We have a very modern MOT station offering MOTs for classes 1,2 4,5,7. We also hav

H W Moon
Member since 29 June 2015
Wigan

We offer professional, competitively priced after care services, we can help you meet your motoring needs. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensure you and your

Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd - Wigan
Member since 08 February 2016
WIGAN

We are a Renault and Dacia main dealer with the knowledge, specific tooling and diagnostic equipment to efficiently repair and maintain all Renault and Dacia vehicles. Co

Skelmersdale Tyre Services
Member since 17 August 2016
Glebe Road Skelmersdale

Welcome to Skelmersdale Tyre Services we are an independent business based in Skelmersdale dedicated to providing most of the motorist needs and have been established for

Wright K J
Member since 17 August 2016
Skelmersdale

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Clayrow Mobile Tuning
Member since 17 August 2016
Skelmersdale

we offer full diagnostic coverage on all cars and vans and HGV with our software kept up to date with all the latest updates we do servicing and repairs to cars

Johnsons SEAT Wigan
Member since 21 November 2018
Wigan

We offer competitive, transparent, fixed prices on service and maintenance work that are great value for money. You love you SEAT and so do we. Keep it as good as new wi

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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 Skelmersdale bookings

4.50

10 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Skelmersdale?

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 Skelmersdale
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£40.52
Vauxhall£40.57
BMW£40.71
Nissan£40.88
Volkswagen£41.07
Renault£40.53
Peugeot£41.30
Mercedes£41.00
Audi£41.07
Citroen£40.24
Toyota£41.47
MINI£41.15
Volvo£41.63

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 10/11/2022 and 08/02/2023.

Booking a car MOT test in Skelmersdale

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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