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I have damaged the tailgate on my Dacia Sandero stepway when taking off a bike carrier ahead of its MoT tomorrow. The hinges seem strained so it wont fully easily open. Is this an MoT failure and should...
My car is having running problems and has been parked on the road until I found the time to fix it. While it’s been parked up it has been taxed and insured, but the MoT had expired. It has not been driven...
I brought my UK car over to France five years ago and now want to bring it back to UK to sell as I’m moving to Australia. I can’t find accurate information online for my situation. Can you please tell...
Can my SORN'd, uninsured car be driven to it's pre-booked MOT by the garage proprietor/MOT tester using his own insurance?
My wife's 2012 RR Evoque is due an MoT and she has just clipped the passenger side (N/S) wing mirror which has cracked and broken the plastic outer bezel and cracked the mirror. The wing mirror is fully...
The front tyres on my Kia Sorento are MOT advisory, the back tyres are fine. All four are Michelin Cross Climate SUVs 235/60R/18 and are 3 years old. Can I just replace the front tyres (same make & size)...
Can you please advise whether the below legislation is still current with regards to the third brake or high brake light? This would be for a vehicle that was first registered in 2010 . The 3rd brakelight...
I have a Citroen DS, first registered 01-01-18. It went in for a service and MOT today and the front fog lights and running lights had no power. The garage said it could not pass the MOT until these were...
I have just had my Dacia Sandero Stepway Laureate MoT'd by the local Dacia dealer and found I have been charged £110 to re-connect the headlight cable, details on invoice - CHECKED HEADLAMP ADJUSTMENT...
My 2017 Suzuki Baleno headlamps are fogged up around the outsides but not in the middle - it appears to be between two layers of double glazed plastic? Is this an MoT failure? Is there a fix for this...