What We Check

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What We Check 2017-05-24T13:37:23+00:00

Here is a list of some of the items we look at when testing your car:

Lights
Condition, operation, security and correct colour. The headlamps will also be checked to see if the aim is correct.

Wipers and Washers
Operate to give the driver a clear view of the road.

Horn
Correct operation and type.

Mirrors
Presence, condition and security.

Wheels and Tyres
Condition, security, tyre size and type, and tread depth (must have a minimum 1.6mm of tread across the 3/4 of the tyre). Spare tyres are not tested.

Doors
Open and close. Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items.

Fuel System
No leaks, fuel cap fastens correctly and seals securely.

Brakes
Condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Suitable vehicles will be tested on a roller brake tester.

Chassis Number
A vehicle identification number must be permanently displayed and legible.

Registration Plate

Condition, security, legibility and format of letters/numbers.

Steering and Suspension
Correct condition and operation

Windscreen
Check for chips and cracks in the windscreen. In an area in front of the driver a chip cannot be bigger than 10mm, in other areas swept by the wipers that damage cannot be more than 40mm.

Seatbelts
All seatbelts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seatbelts must be in place Seats Front seats secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.

Exhaust System
Complete, secure, without serious leaks and silences effectively.

Exhaust Emissions
Vehicle meets the requirement for exhaust emission. These vary on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.

Vehicle Structure
Free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas. No sharp edges.

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