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My 2005 Citroen Berlingo Multispace's sliding side doors won't open from the outside (or with central locking) but unlocks OK from the inside when necessary. I only use the car as a 'van' i.e. rear seats...
I'm considering buying a Vauxhall Meriva but when I did an MoT check on the registration it came up with a Vauxhall Corsa. Is the Meriva part of the Corsa range?
I've heard differing opinions but I understand if a tyre pressure monitor fails, it is an MoT fail? Is this true, if so it makes no sense? Surely the MoT is concerned with vehicle safety? A failed tyre...
I recently fitted the full sized spare wheel to my Ford Mondeo as part of the tyre rotation process. I found that the wheel isn't fitted with a tyre pressure monitoring sensor. Obviously this has resulted...
My 2015 Honda Jazz automatic has only done 41 miles since its last full service. It is due next month along with the MOT. Do you think it needs another service after 41 miles in 12 months? I look forward...
I left my Volkswagen Jetta at a garage to be serviced and MOT'd. It's done 29,000 miles. They've come back saying, "there is 7mm remaining on front brake pads and discs badly rusted on inner surfaces,...
My BMW X3 is due an MOT next month, but there's an onscreen warning to tell me to replace the brake fluid at my next service. Will it affect my MOT result? Thank you.
How far can you drive for an MOT during the lockdown?
My son's car recently failed an MOT because the engine coolant was low and engine oil was low. I know this is part of good car checks, but since when has this been part of an MOT test? It may be part of...
I've got a Freelander 2 with the airbag light permanently on. Will it be an MOT failure? Also, will it fail if it doesn't light up at all? Thanks.
 

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