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Are you looking for MOT London for your vehicle?

Every vehicle must undergo the MOT test annually upon completing three years of registration. Drivers must have a valid VT20 certificate to drive their cars legally in the UK. This test includes a thorough check of the car components, such as brakes, emission levels, suspension, lights, etc., to ensure the environmental friendliness and roadworthiness of the car.

White Rose Motors is one of the DVSA authorised service stations to MOT London. Our certified testers use advanced machinery to conduct the inspection accurately. We provide reliable and affordable MOT Finchley for Class 4 and 7 vehicles.

Why is MOT important?

Driving a car in the United Kingdom without a valid MOT certificate can lead to hefty penalties. Furthermore, vehicle owners with failed MOT certificates cannot transfer/sell their cars or renew the road taxes.

MOT London for class 4 and 7 vehicles

Class 4 vehicles:

  • Ambulance
  • 3 wheelers (more than 450 kg unladen weight)
  • Cars (with up to 8 seats)
  • Motor caravans
  • Dual-purpose vehicles
  • Ambulances
  • Taxis
  • Goods vehicles (up to 3000 kg design gross weight)

Class 7: All vehicles with a DGW of over 3000 kg up to 3500 kg fall under this category.

What does our MOT check London, Finchley entail?

Firstly, our DVSA approved testers will check the MOT history of your vehicle to identify persisting issues, if any. Next, they will inspect the following components:

Steering wheel column

We check the steering wheel column and ensure the steering arm, angles, etc., are in proper condition to ensure your on-road driving safety. Any issue in the steering column will jeopardise the control over the car and make you vulnerable to several on-road mishaps.

Registration plate

Our experts will check the condition of the car number plates and ensure that the numbers are visible.

Indicators and hazard lights

During the MOT, the testers will also check the headlamps, brake lights, hazard indicators, etc., to ensure they are working optimally.

Braking system

An adequately functioning braking system is necessary to ensure optimal on-road driving safety and car control. Hence, we will check the braking system thoroughly and check for damaged or worn-out discs, brake pads, rotors, etc.

Exhaust and emissions

Exhaust emissions play a crucial role in deciding the result of the car MOT London, Finchley . If the emission levels are within the acceptable limit, we will issue a VT20 certificate. Otherwise, we will provide a VT30 certificate. We will inspect the oxygen sensors, exhaust manifold, catalytic converter, etc.

Shock absorbers

Shock absorbers are essential to maintain vehicle suspension health and improve driving comfort. Damaged or worn-out shock absorbers will lead to an uncomfortable and bumpier driving experience. During our MOT London, Finchley, we will check the shock absorbers and their performance levels thoroughly.

Wheels and tyres

Our testers will check if the tyre tread depth is at least 1.6mm and the tyre conditions are adequate to be roadworthy as per the legal guidelines. Furthermore, we will also inspect wheel rims and ensure they do not affect its manoeuvrability.

Apart from these, we also check:

  • Wipers and windshield
  • Mirrors
  • Fuel tank
  • Seats and seatbelts
  • Overall vehicle condition, etc.

MOT certification

VT20: We will issue this certificate if all the car components function optimally and are roadworthy per legal guidelines. VT20 certification is the MOT pass certificate.

VT30: We issue the MOT fail or VT30 certificate if the car components are not working optimally, affecting overall vehicle performance.

Classification of the issues

Based on severity, the three categories of issues are:

  • Dangerous
  • Major
  • Minor

If your vehicle has Dangerous or Major issues, we provide a VT30 certificate instantly. Otherwise, we issue a VT20 or an MOT pass certificate.

Additionally, you will be glad to know that we offer free MOT with our full car servicing.

So, put an end to your search for ‘MOT Test London, Finchley ’ and visit us.

Find us at 912 - 920 High Road, North London, Finchley, London, N12 9RW.

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