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MOT testing garages must absolutely observe VOSA MOT retesting requirements.

MOT re-testing regulations tend to be particularly complex and very challenging. Let us set the scenario to help you in relation to when you can actually and can't get a FREE re-test.

For instance, the very initial rule is always that as soon as the vehicle or light van has failed its MOT, the recommended period of time for any important improvements to be completed and any resultant re-test is exactly 10 working days following your original MOT test date. This is valid on condition that your vehicle or light commercial vehicle has been repaired and thereafter booked in to have a re-test prior to the end of 10 trading days. If all of the above has been undertaken, that is when the computerised MOT program all MOT garages depend on will likely, at this time, permit us to register your vehicle or light van and perform re-test.

So, it therefore follows that the secondary procedure is the fact that at the time of an MOT test it is often times true that lots of elements might be re-tested instantly whilst on the contrary various points command significantly more focused evaluation.

As an example;

  • If for instance the vehicle is rejected on 1 tyre; a replaced tyre will be easy to identify and a "fast track" MOT retest may be done, this would take just a jiffy for the MOT tester to carry out and for this reason would never attract a re-test expense.
  • Or still another case study: Let's say your vehicle or light van fails to pass its MOT examination on headlamp aims, emissions, and brakes; in this instance the car is required to be signed up with your nearest Cranbrook VOSA MOT station to get a part re-test and taken into the MOT testing bay, and then the emissions evaluation will be done, a substantially less involved all around check done plus an entire braking system check administered. This work commonly takes added hours of the MOT testers time, and therefore this is going to normally attract a re-test cost.

For this reason while we, and nearly every MOT test station, promotes and promotes FREE retests this is definitely, most often, influenced by when your family car is presented for its MOT assessment in Cranbrook and successively what specifically your family car failed the MOT on.

SIGNIFICANTLY - just in case your family car fails it's MOT test with us here in Cranbrook VOSA MOT testing centre and it is subsequently repaired by us, then in that case, we can almost always facilitate a retest FREE (i.e. free of charge), that is our thanks to you personally for deciding to make use of our Cranbrook VOSA MOT station workshops.

If you want in depth explanation, then listed here is a selection of the free of cost retest items (if your car failed the MOT relating to any of these problems then a swift retest may very well be done).

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