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Video - Preparing For Your MOT - Outside The Car

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Have you checked your car doors open and close? Are your wipers working? Here's our video guide of things to check outside your car before its MOT.

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Outside The Car

  • Do all the doors open and close as they should? And the bonnet and boot?
  • Are the mirrors secure and the glass not broken?
  • Are the wipers in good condition and free from splits and damage?
  • Do the tyres have enough tread depth (at least 1.6mm across of the tyre) and are they free from bulges, lumps or cuts?
  • Are all the lights working, including the rear registration lamp and brake lights, and are the lenses free from damage and secure?
  • Is there a rubber seal in the petrol cap and does the cap fit securely?

For more helpful tips on how to prepare for your MOT, see our guides below:


MOT (Class 4)


Saving £24.86


MOT (Class 7)


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Interim Service and MOT

from £94.00

Saving £29.85


Full Service and MOT

from £159.00

Saving £34.85


Major Service and MOT

from £210.00

Saving £39.85