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Can I help my Car Pass its MOT?

Around 1.5 million vehicles fail their MOT due to simple faults such as faulty bulbs or empty screen washer fluid. It's possible to anticipate most of these issues before your MOT is due, with a few simple checks.

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Headlights and Indicators Check that all of your car’s lights work properly this includes headlights, sidelights, rear lights, hazard lights and indicators.

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Brake lights Press the brake pedal and ask a friend or use a reflection to check that the rear brake lights illuminate.

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Number plate Ensure that the number plate is clean and legible to people reading it.

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Wheels and tyres Check that wheels and tyres aren’t damaged and above the minimum legal tyre tread depth, 1.6mm.

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Seats and Seatbelts Test movement of the seat and inspect the seatbelt's full length for damage.

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Windscreen Any damage larger than 40mm will result in an immediate fail, so look out for stone chips and cracks.

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Wipers Make sure your wipers don’t have any tears or holes in the wiper rubber. This can cause an MOT fail.

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Screenwash Make sure that you Top up before taking the car in for an MOT test

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Horn Give a short blast of the horn to make sure its working should you need it in an emergency

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Engine fluid and fuel Ensure that your vehicle is filled with enough fuel and engine oil.