All cars over 3 years old are required by law to undergo an annual MOT checkup. We are more than happy to arrange your MOT for you, and are also authorised to carry out any repair work that may be necessary.
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The MOT is a compulsory annual test for every vehicle over 3 years old. It checks that your car is roadworthy and complies with key safety and environmental requirements.
Number plate lights, horn, steering, suspension, wheels, brakes and tyres, windscreen, windscreen wipers and washer bottle, seats and seatbelts, fuel system Emissions, Bodywork, doors and mirrors.
Once the car is 3 years old it will need an MOT every 12 months. The car can be brought in up to one month before the date of expiry as shown on the MOT certificate.
If your car does fail its MOT, your local Toyota Centre is best placed to help. The highly-trained Toyota technicians will be able to carry out any repairs using genuine Toyota parts and their intimate knowledge of your car.
If your car does fail the MOT, you will be issued with a VT30 certificate that states the reason for failure. You will also be eligible for a free re-test if the car is repaired at the same Toyota centre.
As of May 2018, various rules have been introduced or revised for MOT testing. These new rules include new defect types, stricter rules for diesel vehicles and new vehicle components that will be tested.
New classifications will be used to categorise any defects found during an MOT. These will mark the severity of the issue, which you will receive advice about.
These new categories are:
Diesel vehicles must now follow stricter rules in regards to their diesel particulate filter. Also known as a DPF, this filter catches and holds soot exhaust to lessen the diesel emissions.
Now, your diesel vehicle will receive a major fault if:
The following items are now tested during the MOT:
Book your MOT in Hastings and Uckfield from SLM Toyota. We MOT all makes of cars!
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St Leonards on Sea East Sussex
Bellbrook Business Park
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