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Are you looking for an MOT for your vehicle?

As a vehicle owner, it is crucial to prioritise the roadworthiness and safety of your vehicle. The mandatory annual assessment carried out by the Ministry of Transport (MOT) is required for almost all vehicle categories. This evaluation determines whether your vehicle complies with the government's safety and environmental standards.

At Alderson Autos, we offer a thorough MOT test Leeds for class 4 vehicles. Our aim is to verify that your vehicle adheres to these regulations and meets the specified criteria.

What is Involved in an MOT Test?

The MOT Leeds is a mandatory annual assessment for vehicles in the UK that are over three years old. This thorough inspection is designed to determine whether the vehicle meets the minimum safety and environmental criteria established by the government.

During the MOT test, our skilled assessors meticulously examine various components of your vehicle, including brakes, tyres, lights, steering, suspension, exhaust emissions, and more. The objective is to ensure that your vehicle is in a safe and roadworthy condition.

If your vehicle successfully passes the MOT test Leeds, you will receive a VT20 certificate, confirming its compliance with the required standards. This certificate is valid for one year from the date of issue.

In the event that your vehicle does not meet the MOT test requirements, our testers will provide a VT30 certificate explaining the reasons for non-compliance. You can then arrange the necessary repairs to address the identified issues. Once the repairs are completed, you have to present your vehicle for a partial retest within ten business days from the initial examination date. The partial retest focuses only on the components that led to the initial non-compliance, allowing for a reassessment of your vehicle's compliance.

So, why wait?

Schedule your MOT Leeds with us at Alderson Autos today!

MOT Test Evaluation

Our team of accredited assessors will conduct a comprehensive series of inspections to ensure that your vehicle meets the government's safety and environmental guidelines. During the MOT examination, our assessors will perform various checks, including:

  • Braking system
  • Tyre and wheel condition
  • Lighting system integrity
  • Steering and suspension components
  • Exhaust emissions analysis
  • Seatbelt functionality
  • Windscreen and mirror inspection
  • Fuel system examination
  • Horn effectiveness test
  • Overall body condition

Here are some common major and dangerous flaws that will cause a vehicle to fail its MOT:

Braking: Faulty brake pads and/or discs, brake fluid leaks, or malfunctioning brake lights.

Steering: Worn-out steering components, loose steering, or excessive play in the steering wheel.

Suspension: Worn or damaged suspension parts, leaking shock absorbers, or broken springs.

Corrosion: Rust on the vehicles body or chassis parts, corroded fuel or brake lines, or rusty exhaust pipes.

Electrical: Faulty lights, cracked or damaged wiring or compromised battery connections.

Tyres/Wheels: Worn-out or damaged tyres or damaged wheel rims.

Exhaust Emissions: Abnormal levels of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons or nitrogen oxides or a damaged or defective catalytic converter.

Seat Belts: Damaged or faulty seat belts or restraint systems that do not retract properly.

Windscreen and Wipers: Cracked or damaged windshields, malfunctioning wipers, or missing wiper blades.

Fuel and Engine Leaks: Fuel or oil leaks or a defective fuel cap.

Promptly addressing these issues is crucial to ensuring the safety and compliance of your vehicle.

Please note: Our team can help you with any necessary repairs plus carry out the partial re-test.

Instances of Class 4 vehicles

  • Cars (up to 8 seats for passengers)
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Dual-purpose vehicles
  • Emergency medical service vehicles and taxis
  • Private hire and public transport vehicles (up to 8 seats)
  • Commercial vehicles with a maximum design gross weight of 3,000 kg
  • Three-wheeled vehicles (weighing over 450 kg when not carrying a load)
  • Private passenger vehicles and ambulances with 9-12 seats for passengers

MOT Examination Facility at Alderson Autos

Experience our reliable MOT testing service at Alderson Autos, an officially approved government-endorsed workshop. We understand the importance of a reliable and safe vehicle. That's why our highly skilled and accredited specialists possess the expertise to conduct thorough inspections and provide accurate results. We utilise state-of-the-art equipment and tools to ensure that the MOT test is carried out to the highest quality standards.

Put a conclusion to your hunt for an "MOT test near me" with Alderson Autos!

For enquiries or to make a reservation, please contact us on 01132016250 or email us at enquiries@aldersonautos.co.uk. Alternatively, feel free to book and visit us at Alderson Autos Ltd, 25 Lockwood Way, Leeds, LS11 5TH.

We are dedicated to providing you with exceptional service and look forward to serving you!

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