It is a legal requirement for all vehicles over 3 years old to pass an MOT test. The MOT test verifies the vehicle meets the road safety and environmental standards set by the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).
If you are looking for a reliable and trustworthy garage that can perform an MOT Oswestry, North Shropshire Garage and Tyre Services is your ideal destination.
We are a DVSA authorised garage. Our team of experienced professionals are well-versed with the regulations set by DVSA. We use the latest equipment and tools that deliver efficient pre-MOT checks and ensure your vehicle passes the test. On top of that, we also offer post-MOT check Oswestry.
At North Shropshire Tyre Service, we offer MOTs for Class 1, 2 and 4 vehicles. The types of vehicles included in these categories are mentioned below:
Class 1- Motorcycles with or without sidecars (engine capacity up to 200 cc)
Class 2- Motorcycles with or without sidecars (engine capacity over 200 cc)
Class 4- 3-wheel vehicles (over 450 kg un-laden weight), cars (up to 8 passenger seats), motor caravans, dual-purpose vehicles, private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9-12 seats), etc.
During MOT inspection of Class 1 and 2 vehicles, our professionals check the braking system’s condition (including brake lever, pedal, callipers, master cylinder, brake fluid level, etc.)
Experts check the steering operation, handlebar, and motorcycle forks.
MOT for motorcycles includes checking the wheels, tyres and suspension components. Our certified testers inspect the wheel’s condition, wheel bearings, etc. Also, they will check the tyre condition and tread depth. The tread depth for motorcycle tyres must be at least 1 mm (not mandatory for vehicles less than 50 cc engine). The suspension inspection includes checking shock absorbers, suspension arms, rods, linkages, suspension joints, pins, bushes, etc.
Experts of North Shropshire Garage and Tyre Services check if the exhaust noise is within the recommended level.
Other checks for MOT class 1 and 2 include:
At North Shropshire Garage and Tyre Services, we check the condition of your car tyres, which includes inspecting the structural integrity, carcass, cords (if they are exposed or not). Our experts will further check the tread depth and verify if it is at least 1.6 mm.
During a Class 4 MOT, our professionals will check the exhaust components, including catalytic converter, oxygen sensors, exhaust gas recirculation valves and also check for any leak in the system. Also, they will check if the emissions are within the permissible limit.
MOT for Class 4 vehicles includes a thorough inspection of the braking system, which includes checking components such as brake valves, disks, drums, lever, rods, etc.,
Experts check the condition of various suspension components, including shock absorbers, struts, joints, pins, etc.
Apart from these, we also check:
If your vehicle passes the MOT test, we will provide a VT20 certificate (DVSA accredited), which will be valid for 1 year. In case your vehicle fails the test, we will issue a VT30 certificate (MOT fail certificate) and elaborate the cause and classification of defects (Dangerous, Major, and Minor).
Car owners can choose to leave the vehicle with us for repairs and replacements and opt for a retest within 10 working days of failing the MOT.
Need more information on MOT Oswestry?
Call us on 0169 165 9928.