Top Tips to pass your MOT

By Admin | 11/04/2017

Top Tips to pass your MOT

Let IN’n’OUT Rotherham help you pass your MOT

At IN’n’OUT we want to help you to prepare your car so you it has the best chance of passing first time round. These handy and simple tips can be done by yourself with no mechanical knowledge required whatsoever.

An MOT is a legal requirement to ensure your car adheres to the minimum standard of roadworthiness.

These quick and easy checks will give your car the best chance of passing its MOT test:

Lights – The most common failure is non-working bulbs, all need to be in working order. Test headlamps, side lights, indicators and registration plate bulbs.

Wipers & Windscreen – Wipers and washers ensure a clear windscreen and view of the road ahead. Top up your screen wash and check wiper blades, replace if needed. Look for windscreen cracks or chips larger than 1cm.

Tyres & Wheels – Check all your tyres have a tread depth of at least 1.6mm. You can check how close you are to the legal limit on all tyres by looking for the treadwear indicators. These indicators are small raised areas at the bottom of the grooves.

Seat belts – Ensure the belts work and there isn’t any tears or fraying on the webbing.

Warning Lights – Check all your dashboard lights come on when you turn on the ignition.

Registration Plates – This should be clear with all numbers & letters easy to read.

Vehicle Structure – The body of your car should be free from excessive damage or corrosion.

Exhaust – Check nothing is hanging loose & listen for unusual or excessive noises.

Brakes – Have a look for visible leaks from the brake pipe. If you have ABS brakes check the warning light works.

Fuel – Check the fuel tank is secure and your fuel cap fits correctly.

Book your Xpress MOT with IN’n’OUT Rotherham today, give our booking team a call on 01709 468788 to book your personal slot.

What’s included:

·         All Car makes & models (Class IV limit)

·         State of the art automated, one man test lanes

·         FREE retest within 10 working days

·         Completed in 45 minutes or less

·         Only £29 (40% saving!)  inclusive of VAT & labour

·         FREE Wi-Fi, Coffee & the latest magazines while you wait

Book your FREE TRIAL OFFER! Book an Xpress Service on your car for FREE* (worth £99). Call 01709 468788 or fill in your details at to register for the offer and we’ll contact you to book your slot!
Experience Car Servicing The Way It Should Be…but don’t just take our word for it choose one of the following trial offers:
·         FREE* Xpress Service, any make & model of car (worth £99)
·         40% off MOT for only £29, back on the road in less than 60 minutes
·         MOT & Xpress Service Combi only £49* (worth £148)!
Find us at: Gate Park (near Aldi), Great Eastern Way, Parkgate, Rotherham S62 6FR. 


*Supplement of £29 for fully synthetic oil if applicable.


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