MOT Testing

MOT Testing Aberdeen

If you are in need of an MOT test in Aberdeen, there’s no need for you to look any further, simply call the mechanics at John McInnes Dyce today.

When you choose our garage as your local MOT testing centre you can rest assured that our team of experienced MOT testers have the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure that a quality MOT test is provided. We pride ourselves on having a team of highly trained and skilled mechanics, and guarantee that you will receive professional MOT in Aberdeen.

Annual MOT tests are required by law, so don’t delay call today!

Professional MOT Test Centre

From our garage in Aberdeen, we provide customers with effective and efficient MOT testing. With a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to MOT testing, you can trust that when you choose John McInnes Dyce your vehicle will go through a thorough and quality MOT test.

To book your MOT test in Aberdeen give John McInnes Dyce a call today Having a valid MOT certificate is a legal requirement to keep your car on the road.

It is essential to remember that MOT legislation (May 2018) means it is now illegal to drive your car or vehicle if it has dangerous faults, using a vehicle that is deemed unroad worthy and has dangerous faults in Aberdeen can land you with a fine of up to £2500.

Why you do I need an MOT?

The Ministry of Transports tests are required by law for all cars which are 3 years old or more, and an MOT test must be carried out annually. The MOT test is a vehicle safety check which follows strict guidelines that have been set by the DVSA and to have a valid MOT certificate the test should be carried out by an accredited MOT tester.

You can rest assured that when you choose John McInnes Dyce for your MOT that we are an accredited MOT test centre.

What happens if my car fails its MOT in Aberdeen?

Here at John McInnes Dyce we understand that it isn’t ideal for your car to fail its MOT, our aim is to get you up and running on the road again in no time. Should you find yourself with a car that has failed its MOT you will be issued with a VT30 (a refusal of MOT Test Certificate). This will have all the details about why you car has failed, so keep hold of this as you will need to present the form when your vehicle is retested.

Should you car fail an MOT test in Aberdeen, from our test centre will be able to offer you a couple of options:

Leave it to be fixed you can leave the vehicle with us and issues noted on the VT30 will be addressed and resolved, a partial retest will then be completed, where only the issues listed on the VT30 will be re-tested.

Bring the vehicle back within 10 working days should you choose to take your vehicle elsewhere to be repaired, a partial retest can be complete to check that the issues on the VT30 have been resolved, as long as the vehicle is returned to us within 10 working days.

After 10 working days should you take your vehicle away and return after 10 working days, a full MOT test will need to be run and charged for.

MOTs across Aberdeen

MOT tests are necessary for all car owners and they must be carried annually, unfortunately MOT testing isn’t something that you can decide to do, it is a legal requirement, and failure to have a valid MOT certificate for your vehicle can land you in hot water.

Regulations stipulate that all drivers must have annual MOT tests carried out on their cars to make sure that the vehicle meets current safety requirements, as well as ensuring they are road worthy. If you have a brand new car, then it may not require an MOT test for three years, but once the vehicle is 3 years or older you will have to book an annual MOT test.

Whist not all cars will pass their annual MOT test first time round, the majority of car garages will ensure that work is carried out and repairs are resolved to ensure that the car passes the re-test.

Here at John McInnes Dyce we have a team of mechanical experts on hand to make sure that quality MOT tests, and repairs if necessary, are provided to customers throughout Aberdeen.

Our aim is to keep you on the road, as we understand the inconvenience of being without your car or vehicle.

My MOT has expired

Should you have forgotten about your MOT test and your current MOT certificate has expired, make sure that you call the experts at John McInnes Dyce and book your MOT test as soon as possible.

Vehicles without a valid MOT certificate are not allowed to drive on UK roads, but by booking your vehicle in to an accredited mot test centre in Aberdeen, you are legally allowed to drive the car to the garage for the MOT test to take place.

So when you are looking for an MOT test centre near me in Aberdeen, be sure to call the team at John McInnes Dyce.

What does an MOT test involve?

Although vehicle owners understand that MOT tests are a legal requirement, not everyone knows what the test involves. Here at John McInnes Dyce we endeavour to make sure that our customers understand the full process and what an MOT test involves. The checks that we include in your MOT test include…

  • Tyres and Wheels
  • Seat Belts
  • Body Structure
  • Exhaust and Fuel Emissions
  • Drivers Road Views
  • Lighting and Signalling Equipment
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Brakes

Should I have my car serviced at the same time as an MOT?

Here at John McInnes Dyce, we provide customers throughout Aberdeen and the surrounding areas with a combined service and mot test, this helps to save customers time and money.

When you choose our MOT and service package for your vehicle, you can trust that our team of local mechanics will make sure that they meet your individual driving needs.

If your annual MOT test is due and your service schedule indicates that your service interval has also been reached and your vehicle requires maintenance, then there are benefits to combine the service and mot, these include…

Hassle – you will avoid the hassle of having to take your vehicle to both an MOT test centre and a service centre for the essential services. At John McInnes Dyce we are home to fully trained and qualified MOT testers and service technicians, who are equipped to provide both MOT testing and vehicle servicing under one roof.
Time – save yourself time, if your service and MOT are both due at around the same time then we are able to complete both in one appointment. When you book your MOT with us, you can choose a date that suits you and your busy lifestyle. Should your vehicle require a service but your MOT test isn’t quite due, you can book for the MOT test to take place up to 1 month before the due date.
Money – save money and book your service and MOT together, for more information or for a FREE quote call and speak to a member of our friendly team today.

Booking your MOT with John McInnes Dyce

If you are going to bring your car to us for an MOT with nor current road tax or MOT that is fine, but you will need to bring a copy of your registration number. This way if you are stopped by the police, you will be able to prove that you are on your to have your MOT test carried out. If your car is having the first MOT test, you will need to bring your V5 document with you.

Get back to your day as soon as possible!

You don’t have to be stuck without a car for a long period of time. We know the inconvenience of having to go about your daily life without your main mode of transport, and we’ll have it returned to you as soon as we can.

We provide a while-you-wait MOT testing service, or we can deliver your car back to you wherever you are when the works are complete. We also provide MOT testing to customers throughout Dyce.

For MOT tests in Aberdeen, call John McInnes Dyce today!

If you’re looking for a MOT test centre in Aberdeen, simply John Mcinnes Dyce today, we can always be on hand to provide your MOT testing requirements.

Having years of experience in the industry means that our team of mechanics have been providing MOT tests to customers across Aberdeen and the surrounding areas for a number of years. Whenever we provide a MOT test, our professional team of mechanics will ensure that your car is thoroughly checked and roadworthy.

To book a MOT test today, simply call our professionals at John McInnes Dyce and we’ll be happy to meet your requirements.

MOT tests in Aberdeen

MOTs in Aberdeen FAQs

Why does my vehicle need an MOT?
When vehicles in the UK are over 3 years old, it’s essential that they have an MOT check by law, it’s a legal requirements as it guarantees that your car is roadworthy, as well as being safe and that emission levels are of the right standard. These areas are all requirements from the government and your MOT can be booked up to 31 days in advance.

What will the MOT involve?
The MOT car checks that we provide involve vehicle identification numbers, registration plates, lights, steering and suspension, systems, emissions, bodywork, doors, mirrors, brakes, wipes and washer bottle, windscreen, seat belt, seats, horn, fuel wheels and tyres. These areas are all part of certified DVSA (formerly DVLA) MOT checks.

How long is the MOT going to take?
MOT can last anywhere from 45 to 60 minutes, however, should your car need any repairs in result of the test, it will take longer due to fixing any issues and ensuring you receive your MOT pass certificate.

What will happen if my car fails its MOT?
Our professional team can fix most of the repairs which may show on your MOT, we’ll provide any necessary work at our garage and will try to keep the process quick and efficient. If the repair takes any longer, you can leave your car on our premises and we will contact you when it’s ready. After the MOT test, should you require any work we will contact you with the work and an estimate of the cost.

How much is an MOT?
MOT costs vary depending on the vehicle you have, most MOT prices are based on the official DVSA (DVLA) charges, but they’ll also be determined by the MOT test centre you use.

At John Mcinnes Dyce we strive to provide the best value for money service and our customers are often surprised by our competitive and cheap MOTs.

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