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Can I help my Car Pass its MOT?

Roughly 1.5 million vehicles fail their MOT due to simple faults such as faulty bulbs or empty screen washer fluid. It's possible to help avoid 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. Make sure to check headlights, sidelights, rear lights, hazard lights and indicators.

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Brake lights Press down on the brake pedal and ask a friend to confirm that the rear brake lights illuminate.

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Number plate Make sure that the cars number plate is clean and legible to people reading it.

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Wheels and tyres Give your wheels and tyres a check to make sure they aren’t damaged and above the minimum legal tyre tread depth, 1.6mm.

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

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Windscreen Any damage to the screen larger than 40mm will result in an immediate fail, be sure to 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, if the rubber is damaged this can cause an MOT fail.

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Screenwash Ensure to Top up your Screen Wash before taking the car in for an MOT test

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Horn Give a short burst of the horn to make sure it's working should you need it in an emergency

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Engine fluid and fuel Be sure to top up your vehicle with enough fuel and engine oil.

SEAT MOT FAQs​

Does my SEAT need an MOT?

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When a vehicle becomes more than three years old from the registration date, it is a legal requirement to have a valid MOT Certificate. Once it has passed its test, you have a year until the next one must be performed.

How much does a SEAT MOT Cost?

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Once your SEAT is three years old, it will require an MOT every 12 months. For £54.85*. , we’ll carry out your SEAT's MOT. 

Terms & Conditions: At participating Dealers only. Prices subject to change without prior notice

What is checked in a SEAT MOT?

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  • SEAT trained technicians using only SEAT parts
  • Complimentary safety checks
  • Body and vehicle structure inspection
  • Fuel system checks (for leaks, security and pipe condition)
  • Steering and suspension checks
  • Seat checks for security
  • Horn operation

How long does the MOT take?

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MOT tests usually take around 45 and 60 minutes, but there are a couple of things that you also need to take into consideration. If your vehicle fails the test and repairs need to be made, this will case the MOT test to take take longer.

Test centres can require you to drop your vehicle off first thing in the morning and collect it when ready. This may mean that you are without a car for a few hours or the day. Make sure you have arrangements for transportation on the day of your test.