Volkswagen emissions

My engine is one affected by the "emissions scandal" Is it (a) compulsory to get the engine re-set and (b) does the current software/engine "cheat" a UK MOT ?

Asked on 23 October 2015 by PhilOpus

Answered by Honest John
The latest I have read is that apparently it is not compulsory to get your car 'fixed' and if it is running fine as it is then, if this is true, I see no point in having it messed around with. One MoT tester told us that the software limits revs on the MoT smoke test, but this may not be true.
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