MOT now at £48 with free pickup and delivery!
We are an authorised MOT test centre.
Please call 01273 685141 to make a booking.
We are connected to VOSA so you can update your roadtax online at home.
If any of these tests are failed we will discuss any work that needs to be done before undertaking it.
What the MOT test includes
The MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test.
The body and vehicle structure
Is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.
The Fuel System
Has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.
The exhaust emissions
The vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.
The exhaust system
Is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively.
The seat belts
All belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.
The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.
Components to be inspected
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.
The minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security.
Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.
Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.
The tyres and wheels
Their condition, security, size, type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected.
The registration plates
Their condition, security, characters correctly formed and spaced.
Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim.
Securely latches in the closed position.
The wipers and washers
Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.
Its condition and the driver's view of the road.
Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.
The steering and suspension
Are of a satisfactory condition and operation.
The vehicle identification number (VIN)
Is on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.
The team at A.Harris and Son have experience serving all major car brands including: AM General, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Daewoo, Daihatsu, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Mini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo
We specialise in working on imported minivans such as the Mazda Bongo, Ford Freda and most Japanese imports.
Selling your car?
Harris Motors offers a complete car sales service.
We'll market you car and display it on our forecourt. Only taking a 10% fee on the completion of a sale.