M&L Autocare

Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 MOT Testing by M and L Autocare in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

MOT Testing in Hitchin Hertfordshire by M&L Autocare

MOT Testing in Hitchin Hertfordshire by M&L Autocare

MOT Testing in Hitchin Hertfordshire by M&L Autocare

MOT Testing in Hitchin Hertfordshire by M&L Autocare

MOT Testing in Hitchin Hertfordshire by M&L Autocare

 

 

Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 MOT testing in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

We operate a full on-site MOT service for petrol, diesel and LPG/autogas vehicles with free re-test within the specified period. We can collect any deliver your vehicle for you if you live or work within the local area.

In addition to Class 4 MOT tests for cars, motor caravans, taxis and private passenger vehicles, we also offer Class 5 for minibuses and Class 7 MOT tests for goods vehicles (over 3,000 kg up to 3,500 kg DGW).

What the MOT test includes

The MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test.

The body and vehicle structure
Is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.

The fuel System
Has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.

The exhaust emissions
The vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.

The exhaust system
Is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively.

The seat belts
All belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.

The seats
The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.

Components to be inspected

The doors
Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items.

The mirrors
The minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security.

Load security
Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.

The brakes
Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.

The tyres and wheels
Their condition, security, size, type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected.

The registration plates
Their condition, security, characters correctly formed and spaced.

The lights
Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim.

The bonnet
Securely latches in the closed position.

The wipers and washers
Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.

The windscreen
Its condition and the driver’s view of the road.

The horn
Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.

The steering and suspension
Are of a satisfactory condition and operation.

The vehicle identification number (VIN)
Is on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.