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Why hire a Van MOT service through Airtasker?
Simply put, hiring a van MOT through Airtasker is more convenient and could spare you a lot of trouble. You won’t be the only motorist that needs their van checked and prepared for the MOT, so you will be hard-pressed to find available service providers.
Post your need for a van MOT service on Airtasker, and wait. In just a few hours, several van MOT service providers will contact you and give you a free quote on your service requirement.
Be sure to post all the pertinent details, such as your location, the van’s model and age, when your MOT is scheduled, your budget and when you’d like the task to be completed. The more details you give, the more suitable taskers will approach you and be willing to take on your task.
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Top Van MOT related questions
Yes, a van needs an MOT. These are vehicles, and the MOT is designed to ensure you do what is required to keep them roadworthy, the van MOT makes them safe for you, your passengers, other motorists and pedestrians.
If you’ve had your new van for at least 3 years, it is due for a MOT. Otherwise, it depends on your vehicle registration number. You may enquire about your MOT status online at www.gov.uk.
MOT classes for vans can be one of two categories, depending on its capacity. Your van may fall under the Class 4 category, which includes private vehicles that can accommodate 9-13 passengers. Or it can be in the Class 5 category, which lists private passenger vehicles with a seating capacity of 13 to 16.
While it’s a good idea to have your van serviced before its MOT is due, you should have it thoroughly checked but based on what the MOT checklist prioritises. Have your van serviced, but with the standards of the MOT as your guide. If you have your van fixed without knowing the MOT requirements, you risk wasting a lot of money and time on repairs that the MOT may disregard entirely.
What do Vehicle MOT services include?
MOT services involve checks on the engine components. Taskers will check for any defects in the fuel system, electrical wiring, and oil and air filters. All the operational fluids in the transmission, wiper washer, airconditioning unit, and braking system will be checked and topped up as necessary. Your Tasker may also check the steering and suspension for damage and to ensure it’s in good working order.
Inspections will be made on Items or components of the car’s exterior to ensure they are attached securely and work properly. The fuel system and the fuel cap will be inspected to ensure it seals securely. The Van Identification Number will be checked that it’s secure and legible, as will the licence plate.
Lights have to function properly, be of the right colour and be at the right angle; any non-working lights will be replaced by Taskers.
The body of the car will be meticulously inspected for scratches, dents or corrosion, and Taskers will make the recommendations for repairs. Mirrors will be scrutinised for wear and cleaned to ensure visibility. Door, boot and bonnet latches will be repaired or lubricated as necessary.
Front seats will be checked to ensure they’re safe and securely attached to the flooring. Seat belts will be inspected to see they’re in proper working order. The horn will be tested for sufficient loudness, and its sound is uniform.