BOOK YOUR MOT TEST AT OUR MOT CENTRE.

Is your car due for an MOT Test? But you are struggling to find a reliable and trustworthy MOT Centre near you. Your problem is solved, Tyre Bay has the best MOT Centres in Nelson, Burnley, Bradford, Leeds and Manchester. We offer MOT tests at affordable prices.

MOT DOESN’T COST AN EARTH AT OUR MOT CENTRE.

There are many probably many MOT garages near you, which probably offers cheaper MOT Test than Tyre Bay. However, it is not the test fee which is a problem, it is always the repair bill for the all the fails they have come up with. A lot of MOT centres offer cheap MOT test, however, when it comes to repairing the fails they bumped up their prices. At Tyre Bay, we always aim to pass your MOT test in the first go, however, if your car does fail MOT then the repair bill will be significantly less than other MOT garages.

MOT PRICES.

  • Car MOT Test:
    £39.99
  • MOT & Service:
    £89.99*
    *Plus parts

BOOK YOUR MOT TEST.

20+

MOT Testers

10,000+

New Tyres in Stock

10+

Car Mechanics

FREE PRE-MOT ADVICE.

Is your car is due for an MOT Test? But you are struggling to find a reliable and trustworthy MOT Centre near you. Your problem is solved, Tyre Bay has the best MOT Centre in Nelson, Burnley, Bradford, Leeds and Manchester. We offer MOT test at affordable prices.

WHAT IS AN MOT TEST?

An MOT test or previously known as Ministry of Transport Test is an annual examination of your car. It can only be undertaken by a certified MOT tester at a registered MOT Centre. It is his job to make sure that your car is safe to drive or if it requires any repair work. Your car must have an MOT test certificate once it is 3 years old.

WHEN’S MY MOT DUE?

In this busy day and age, it is hard enough to remember your children’s birthdays never mind remembering the MOT expiry date. Fortunately, for UK drivers, the government has made it easy for all of us. We can now check the MOT expiry date and road tax renewal date online.

INSPECTION OF BODY, VEHICLE STRUCTURE AND GENERAL ITEMS

Our MOT tester will inspect them from all around to make sure that there is not excessive corrosion or damage to the vehicle’s bodily structure. They also check to make sure that there are no sharp edges which could cause injury.

TOWBARS

Our MOT Centre staff will inspect your vehicle towbars to make sure, they are secure, safe and in good condition. They also check if there are any inappropriate repairs or modification to the towbars.

FUEL SYSTEM

At our MOT Centre, we will inspect the fuel system to check, there are no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. Finally, our MOT tester will inspect all the pipes and hoses to make sure they are secure and are in good condition.

EXHAUST EMISSIONS

Your vehicle’s exhaust emissions will be inspected to make sure it meets the MOT rules for emissions. Diesel car exhaust emissions tests may need some extra time as the engine has to be warmed up before performing this test. This is why we always advise diesel car owners to fully warm up their car engine before coming to the MOT Centre.

DOORS

MOT tester will inspect to check that all the doors open and closes from both inside and outside of the vehicle. Locking and unlocking system works according to the vehicle manufacturer’s guide.

EXHAUST SYSTEM

As part of the MOT test routine, our tester will inspect the exhaust system to check that it is secure and complete. They will also check that the catalyst is not missing especially for the cars which come with one fitted as standard.

SEATS

We test to make sure that the driver seat is adjustable and all the seats securely fitted and can be fixed to an upright position.

SEATBELTS

Your vehicle seatbelts will be checked to make sure they are in good working condition and are suitable for the vehicle. We will also test to make sure no malfunction warning lights are appearing on the dashboard for the seatbelt faults.

BRAKES

Your car brakes will be inspected to check that they are in good condition and there is no inappropriate repair or modification been done on them. Our testers will your vehicle brakes for their performance – this test is called brakes efficiency test. ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), handbrake, brake warning lights and brake fluid will also be checked to make sure the whole braking system is in full working order.

TYRES AND WHEELS

This is where a lot of MOT garages rips off customers. But don’t worry at Tyre Bay’s MOT garage you will always be in safe hands, as we specialise in new tyres as well as high-quality part worn tyres. As part of your car’s MOT test, we will inspect the condition, security, size, type and tread depth your car tyres. We will inspect your car alloy wheels to make sure there are not any cracks. At Tyre Bay we also offer cheap alloy wheel repair service.

STEERING AND SUSPENSION

Our MOT tester will check the steering condition, oil levels and make sure they are in fully working condition. They will also inspect to check there are no inappropriate repairs or modifications been done to the steering and suspension of the car.

LIGHTS

We will inspect your car lights’ conditions, operation and the direction to make sure they are in fully working order. We will also test the signals to make sure that the vehicle is completely safe to drive.

MIRRORS

All the vehicle mirrors will be the check to make sure they are in working order and their positions can be adjusted if needed.

REGISTRATION PLATES

Our MOT tester will check the security, condition, colour and letter spacing of your car’s registration plates.

WIPERS AND WASHERS

To check they are working and the driver has a clear view of the road when using wipers and washers.

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)

We will inspect to make sure VIN is on display. The location of VIN differs from car to car.

WINDSCREEN

We will check the condition of the windscreen and inspect that the driver has a clear view of the road.

HORN

That it works properly and is suitable for the vehicle.

ELECTRICAL

Our MOT Testers will visibly inspect the wiring and the battery to make sure they look in good condition.

LOAD SECURITY

This test is done on the boot or tailgate of your vehicle to make sure they close properly.

BONNET

To check that it closes properly.

WHAT IS NOT TESTED IN AN MOT TEST?

The MOT test does not cover the condition of the:

  • Engine
  • Clutch
  • Gearbox

Are you getting an engine warning lights, having troubles with the clutch or gearbox? If the answer is yes then you need to book an appointment with our mechanic. He will repair the vehicle and bring it back to its full working condition.

MOT TEST – 3 THINGS TO REMEMBERS.

  1. It is your responsibility to make sure that the vehicle has a valid MOT test certificate.
  2. You are responsible for knowing when the MOT test is due.
  3. You should always book an MOT test appointment in advance to avoid any surprises.

REASONS TO CHOOSE OUR MOT CENTRE.

  • We are the cheapest MOT centre in Nelson, Burnley, Leeds, Bradford and Manchester.
  • Our MOT centre is fully registered & government compliant.
  • We offer quick turnaround on all MOT tests as well as offer same-day appointment if you are in a rush.
  • 1,000s of new tyres and part worn tyres in stock – in case your car needs New Tyres to pass the MOT test.
  • 100s of car parts in stock – in case your vehicle fails the test.

MOT & SERVICING.

The MOT test is completely different from getting your car serviced. A service checks the general mechanical condition of your car, whereas an MOT checks the safety of your car. You should regularly service your car to increase its lifespan and performance. Take advantage of the great offer and book your MOT and service at the same time.

MOT PRICES.

  • Car MOT Test:
    £39.99
  • MOT & Service:
    £89.99*
    *Plus parts

BOOK YOUR MOT TEST.

20+

MOT Testers

10,000+

New Tyres in Stock

10+

Car Mechanics

7 COMMON REASONS WHY CARS FAIL MOT TEST.

  1. Lights – 18%
  2. Suspension – 12%
  3. Brakes – 10%
  4. Tyres – 7%
  5. Windscreen – 7%
  6. Exhaust – 4%
  7. Steering – 3%

Some of these can easily be avoided by just giving your car a visible check by walking around and checking the lights, tyres, windscreen and exhaust system for any leaks. If you are not sure how to check these things then why not take advantage of Free Pre-MOT check at Tyre Bay.

CHOOSE THE RIGHT MOT TEST CENTRE.

You will find MOT test centres which can attract you with MOT test for £20 offer, but if you will have to shell out £600 to repair the problems then the MOT offer is irrelevant. Therefore, it is highly advisable to use a trustworthy MOT centre to get your MOT done. At Tyre Bay, we always aim to pass your car MOT in the first go. However, if for some reason your car fails the MOT then we will get in touch with you to explain what is required and give you a fixed price quotation to get your car back on the road.