Users' questions

Can you get a pre MOT check?

Can you get a pre MOT check?

What’s the solution? A pre MOT check! You don’t need to take your car to an approved MOT station, either – any reputable car mechanic will be able to guide you on what your car is likely to fail. Doing this will make the MOT test go by much more smoothly and with much reduced risk of being left without a vehicle.

What checks should I do before MOT?

Here’s a list of 10 easy tasks you can do before booking your car in for an MOT.

  • Check Brake Fluid.
  • Check Mirrors.
  • Check All Warning Lights.
  • Ensure Tyres Have Enough Tread.
  • Make Sure Your Lights Are Working.
  • Test Your Horn.
  • Ensure Your Vehicle Has Enough Oil.
  • Give Your Windscreen the Once-over.

Do you need a service before MOT?

When booking a service and an MOT for your car, it’s best to complete the MOT first. This is because some of the faults identified during a service will also be flagged during an MOT, so getting the MOT done first will save you time and money.

How do I prepare my car for MOT?

Keep your car clean, inside and out. A boot full of clutter and an excessively dirty car could lead to an examiner refusing to carry out the MOT. Give number plates a clean as they need to be readable to pass the MOT. Check the windscreen wipers are in good condition, with no tears.

Which is the best MOT test centre in Edinburgh?

Get ahead of any arising problems with your vehicle today at Edinburgh Mot Test Centre. The best value is always guaranteed with Edinburgh Mot Test Centre in Lasswade. with our 45 min Pre-Mot check test which will highlight advisory issues.

Can you do a pre Mot check on a car?

Yes you can. When you post your Pre MOT Check job, you can request further repairs or diagnosis. Anything is possible – we regularly see requests for restoration, stereo upgrades, convertible roof repairs, you name it! Can your garages handle high-performance, specialist or classic cars?

Where can I find a garage in Edinburgh?

Find MOT Garages in Edinburgh; compare prices and book online, from the comfort of your own home, with BookMyGarage. Use our MOT booking tool to check when your MOT is due, compare cheap prices, read through customer reviews and make your booking. Don’t pay a penny until the work is done!

What do you need to know before your Mot?

You should also test your handbrake – this needs to be strong enough to hold your car stationary so be sure to test this, especially on an incline. If you’re not sure, why not pop into Kwik Fit for a free brake check ahead of your MOT. Your mirrors must be intact and secure, and be free of cracks.