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Minor Fail Re-Test

If your vehicle has failed its MOT for any of the items listed below, and you return the vehicle next working day for testing, you won't have to pay for a second MOT.


• access panels

• battery

• bonnet

• bootlid

• brake pedal antislip

• break glass hammer (Class 5 vehicles only)

• doors (including hinges, catches and pillars)

• door open warning device (Class 5 vehicles only)

• dropsides

• electrical wiring

• emergency exists and signs (Class 5 vehicles only)

• entrance door remote control (Class 5 vehicles only)

• entrance/exit steps (Class 5 vehicles only)

• fuel filler cap

• headlamp cleaning or levelling devices (that doesn’t need a headlamp aim check)

• horn

• lamps (excluding headlamp aim)

• loading door

• main beam ‘tell-tale’

• mirrors

• rear reflectors

• registration plates

• seatbelts (but not anchorages)

• seatbelt load limiter

• seatbelt pre-tensioner

• seats

• sharp edges or projections

• stairs (Class 5 vehicles only)

• steering wheel

• tailboard

• tailgate

• trailer electrical sockets

• towbars (excluding body around anchorage points)

• tyre pressure monitoring system

• vehicle identification number (VIN)

• windscreen and glass

• windscreen wipers

• windscreen washers

• wheels and tyres


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Partial Re-Test


If the vehicle is removed from the test centre for repair and returned within 10 working days following the day it originally failed, then only a partial retest is needed. In this case a partial retest fee may be charged.


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