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- Wheels, Tyres & Brakes
- Windscreen, wipers & washer bottle
- … or anything else
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Why hire a Vehicle MOT service through Airtasker?
You should hire a vehicle MOT service to ensure all your bases are covered and don’t overlook any parts of your car that need repairs. As you won’t be the only one to have their vehicle checked and repaired in anticipation of the MOT test, you may be hard-pressed to find a shop or service provider that isn’t busy with doing MOT tests on other cars. By hiring through Airtasker, you have a better chance of finding technicians or specialists that can work on your motor straight away.
Hiring through Airtasker is just more convenient. You don’t have to scour your neighbourhood or nearby areas to look for an available shop or specialist; post your job, detail your location, requirements, budget, make, model and age of your car and relax. Sit back and wait for offers from the comfort of your home or office. Schedule the service at a time and place convenient to you and lessen the pressure of getting your vehicle to pass the MOT test.
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Top Vehicle MOT related questions
Vehicles that reach the age of 40 years or older are exempted from the MOT. This means that classic cars are exempted from taxes and the MOT. But only for as long as they have not been heavily customised or modified in the past 30 years. Classic, era-defining models like the Ford Capri Mk 1 and 2, Ford Escort, Ford Granada, Vauxhall Viva, MGB and Triumph Stag need not be tested for roadworthiness.
Once your car has become over three years old, it will henceforth require an MOT test to comply with motoring laws in the UK. In essence, the MOT is a visual inspection of your car that determines whether or not it meets the minimum requirements for safety as set by the DVSA. You must remember that driving without valid and current MOT certification is contrary to law, and you can be fined 2,500 quid and 3 points on your licence.
What do Vehicle MOT services include?
The Vehicle MOT service includes a meticulous inspection of all your car’s components to determine which needs improvement or repair to pass the MOT test and deem your car roadworthy after it has reached the age of 3 years. It’s a rigorous check from your car’s bonnet to boot and repair or replace any defective components to meet safety standards set by the DVSA. This service may sometimes include assistance in compiling your vehicle MOT history and making additional entries.
Taskers will thoroughly check your headlamps, tail lamps, signal lamps, console and interior lighting. Any damaged, defective or non-working lights will be replaced. If there are any problems with the headlamps or other lighting features, Taskers may spot this as an electricals issue and recommend you contact a mobile car electrical repair service to fix it.
Steering & Suspension
Taskers will check the steering column and other vital steering components like the axle for damage. They will test the responsiveness of the steering system, and if there’s too much play or response is sluggish, Taskers may recommend replacing some parts of your car’s steering system. The suspension shall likewise be tested, and our specialists may suggest replacing certain parts of the ride that needs improvement to pass the vehicle MOT check.
Vehicle MOT check: Safety Features
A meticulous inspection will be performed on your car’s safety features like the seat belts, door locks and anti-lock braking system. Taskers can repair or replace any damaged or dysfunctional components.
Fuel System & Emissions
An emissions check will be conducted to determine if your motor runs clean, or requires a good cleansing of accumulated carbon deposits.
The exterior is one aspect of the MOT your car is likely to fail if any dings, dents or scratches on your car’s body create sharp edges. These are a potential hazard to pedestrians or other motorists and should be promptly repaired. Hire mobile car body repair services to fix any of these issues.
Wheels, Tyres & Brakes
The portion of your tyres that makes contact with the road is roughly the size of your palm, so you can imagine how important it is that your tyres are of the right pressure and have sufficient tread to grip the road. Apart from the integrity of your tyres, Taskers will check that your wheels are of the proper size and fit and that they are appropriately aligned. Your car’s brakes will be monitored for sufficient brake fluid and that the brake pads are not worn away.
Windscreen, wipers & washer bottle
Your windscreen will be checked for any cracks and should be repaired or replaced accordingly by hiring car windscreen repair services. Wipers will be inspected to ensure they are of the right size, and the wiper blades replaced is shown to be worn out. Taskers will make sure your wiper washers work, and that the washer bottle is topped up with water.
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