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In today’s post we’ll look at some clever but cheap MOT tips that you can do yourself before your car goes in for its MOT.
MOTs can be a dreaded occasion for many drivers purely because you don’t know whether it’s going to pass and more importantly how much it’s going to cost! But what many car owners fail to do is to prep their car before hand – this is big factor for keeping cost down. In fact most people don’t pass their MOT not because of huge mail functions, but smaller things.
Cheap MOT Tips: Check your lights
It may seem obvious but actually1 in 5 vehicles fail MOTs due to a broken light bulb. So take a few moments to check all of yours.
If you decide change them, be warned don’t touch the glass because they are more likely to break as excess dirt off your fingers sticks to it and so they’ll heat up quicker causing them to pop!
Cheap MOT Tips: Clean your car
You will be turned away if your car is deemed too dirty. It sounds unbelievable doesn’t it? However, we need a clutter free and clear surface so that we can inspect properly and do the job the best we can.
Cheap MOT Tips: Pay attention to past MOT comments
After every MOT you’ll get a sheet on comments, do pay attention because these will allow you to prepare better the next time.
One of the most common comments is bulb related (see MOT tip 1.)
So use them as a guide for future MOTs!
Cheap MOT Tips: Are interiors fully functional?
The following Cheap MOT tricks will help your car to pass: