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Is a tyre pressure light showing an MoT failure even if the pressures are correct? Can I just disconnect the light?
Is it an absolute fact that an engine warning light that stays on permanently once the car is up and running is an MOT fail? Is this cast in stone?
My daughter did not realise her MoT had run out until three months overdue. She is booked in for an MoT this week. Will the MoT have to be backdated to the original date?
If my car passed its MoT but has pitted and scored brake discs, is this supposed to be on my certificate as an advisory?
My car has private plates on and is due an MoT within the next two weeks, I'm thinking of selling soon and I'll be retaining the private plates so what will happen to the MoT as it will show the wrong...
Is one missing wheel nut now an MoT fail? On a similar subject, can you still have an MoT a month before and still use the car even if it fails (unless it's considered unroadworthy) or has that changed...
I haven't had the emission rectification work re: EA189 NOx carried out on my 2012 SEAT Leon as I read so many reviews where people had said it had left their cars with serious problems afterwards. My...
My car is due its first MoT and I'm taking it to an official dealer for a service and MoT. The MoT alone is £53 and on top of that they are adding a complete change of brake fluid as well as the service....
What protection do trade plates convey when test driving a vehicle? My son and I test drove a car at an independent dealer. He put one trade plate on the front of the vehicle and did not accompany us on...
My wife's MINI has just failed the MoT as the rear brake pads were worn to 2mm. Is this normal? We have had the car from new and it is just three years old having done 13900 miles. I am struggling to understand...
 

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