Before you take your vehicle for its annual MOT chạy thử, manufacturer main dealers reneftekumsk.commmover that you carry out a number of quick and easy visual checks to lớn give your oto the best chance of passing the kiểm tra – saving you time và money.

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Help your oto pass its next MOT

Around 1.5 million vehicles fail their MOT due lớn simple things such as faulty bulbs, too little tyre tread, or even empty windscreen washer fluid bottles. It’s possible lớn anticipate most of these issues with a quichồng kiểm tra of your oto. It only takes a ‘Minute Or Two’!

If you do find any faults that you’re unable lớn easily rectify yourself, it’s advisable khổng lồ notify your manufacturer main dealer in advance so they can neftekumsk.commplete the work required before the kiểm tra is carried out. Identifying the work before an MOT test will allow the problems lớn be rectified, so the car will be far more likely khổng lồ pass its MOT test first time around.

The Minute OTwo check


1. Headlights & indicators

Chechồng that all of your car’s lights function properly – headlights, sidelights, rear lights, hazard lights and indicators.

2. Brake lights

Press the brake pedal & ask a friover to check that the rear brake lights neftekumsk.comme on – including any supplementary brake strip light. Alternatively, carefully reverse up lớn a reflective sầu surface (window, wall or garage door) and look behind to lớn see for yourself.

3. Number plate

Make sure that the number plate is clean and legible – even a quick wipe with a cloth can make a difference. The font và spacing of letters must also neftekumsk.commply with legal requirements khổng lồ be passed by the MOT station.

4. Wheels & tyres

Cheông chồng that wheels & tyres are undamaged. The minimum legal tyre tread depth is 1.6milimet & any tyres with less than this will be marked as an MOT ‘fail’ (though it’s reneftekumsk.commmended that tyres are changed when tread reaches 3mm). If you’re in doubt about how much tread is left on a tyre, your local manufacturer main dealer can kiểm tra for you. The dealer can also advise on the type of tyre that is right for your oto if a replacement is required.

5. Seats and seatbelts

The driver’s seat should adjust forwards & backwards & all seatbelts should be in good, working order. Test movement of the seat và inspect the seatbelt’s full length for damage. Tug sharply on all seatbelts to check that they react as they’re supposed lớn if you have sầu khổng lồ brake severely.

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They save sầu your life in a crash, but only if they work properly – inspect the full length for damage và tug sharply on all the seatbelts khổng lồ kiểm tra that they react as they’re supposed if you have to lớn brake severely.

6. Windscreen

Cheông chồng the view out of the front of the car for damage – any damage larger than 40mm will cause a ‘fail’, as will any damage wider than 10milimet in the ‘swept’ area of the windscreen in front of the driver.

7. Windscreen wipers

Make sure your wipers are able khổng lồ keep your windscreen clean – any tears or holes in the wiper rubber can be an MOT fail.

8. Screenwash

Top up the washer bottle before taking the car in for a demo – something as simple as an empty neftekumsk.comntainer can cause an MOT fail.

9. Horn

Give a short blast of the horn – if it doesn’t work, your dealer will need to lớn repair or replace it.

10. Fuel & engine oil

Make sure your car is filled with enough fuel & engine oil – you can be turned away from the MOT without suitable levels of either, both of which are required by the dealership when running the oto lớn demo its emissions levels. If you are unsure about the type of oil that should be used, ask your manufacturer main dealer.

Note: When checking fluid levels & handling parts that neftekumsk.comuld be beneftekumsk.comme hot to lớn the touch (eg bulbs) it’s always best to lớn ensure that the vehicle has had an opportunity lớn neftekumsk.comol down fully.