MOTs, Tyres and Servicing
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Check your own Vehicle MOT Status right now: MOT Check

Components to be inspected:


Body / vehicle structure / general items: Free from excessive corrosion

or damage in specific areas. No sharp edges likely to cause injury.

Towbars for security / condition / inappropriate repairs or modification.

Correct operation of 13 pin electrical socket. Speedometer condition and

operation. Engine mountings.


Fuel System: No leaks. Security and condition of pipes / hoses. Fuel cap

fastens and seals securely. Note: the fuel cap will need to be opened.

Make sure the key is available.


Exhaust emissions: Vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust

emissions, dependent on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.


Exhaust system: Secure. Complete. Catalyst missing where one was

fitted as standard. Without serious leaks and is not too noisy.


Seat belts: All the seat belts fitted are checked for type, condition,

operation and security. All mandatory seat belts must be in place.

Check of the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) for air bags and seat belt

pre tensioners and load limiters.


Seats: Drivers seat for adjustment. All seats for security and seat backs

can be secured in the upright position.


Doors: Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from

inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors should open from outside the

vehicle. Hinges and catches for security and condition.


Mirrors: Minimum number required, condition and security. Indirect vision



Load security: Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.


Brakes: Condition including inappropriate repairs or modifications,

operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the

road wheels and trims are not part of the test. Anti-lock Braking System

(ABS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) where fitted. Check of the

dashboard Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) for ABS, ESC, electronic park

brake and brake fluid warning.


Tyres and wheels: Condition, security, tyre size/type and tread depth.

Spare wheels and tyres are not inspected. Note: vehicles first used on

or after 1 January 2012 - check of the MIL for Tyre Pressure Monitoring

System (TPMS).


Registration plates: Condition, security, colour, characters correctly

formed and spaced.


Lights: Condition, operation including High Intensity Discharge (HID)

and Light Emitting Diode (LED) headlamps for cleaning, self leveling and

security. Headlamp aim. Main beam warning light.


Bonnet: Securely latches in the closed position.


Wipers/washers: Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.


Windscreen: Condition and driver’s view of the road.

Horn: Correct operation and of suitable type.


Steering and suspension: Condition, steering oil level, operation, a

check for inappropriate repairs or modification including corrosion to power

steering pipes or hoses. Operation of steering lock mechanism. Check of

the MIL for electronic power steering and steering lock.


Vehicle identification number: Present on vehicles first used on or

after 1 August 1980. A single VIN is displayed except on multistage build

vehicles. (e.g. van conversion, BMW/Alpina etc.)


Electrical: Visible electrical wiring and battery.


We offer MOT's from £38.00 including a free retest


An MOT certificate confirms that at the time of the test, without

dismantling,the vehicle met the minimum acceptable road safety and

environmental standards required by law.

It does not mean that the vehicle is roadworthy for the life of the certificate.


Book an appointment

Newport Tyres

Plot 9d
Unit 2 River Way


Isle of Wight

PO30 5UX


Tel: 01983 525567


Opening hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:30
Thursday 08:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
Saturday Closed    
Sunday Closed


We offer you a competitive price for a complete inspection,

MOT and service!


We are only a phone call away

or just pop in with your car

for an appointment.


Tel: 01983 525567


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