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Gatwick MOT offers free retests on vehicles which failed their MOT at our premises and where the repair work is carried out by us

MOT re-test protocols tend to be relatively bewildering and intensely uninteresting. Allow us to set the scene for you as to when you're able to and cannot have a FREE re-test.

For starters, the initial rule is the fact that as soon as your family car has failed its MOT, the recommended time for the completion of any repair and any resulting re-test is exactly 10 working days following on from the primary test date. This is true providing that your family car has been fixed and thereafter registered to acquire a re-test prior to the end of 10 business days. If all of the above is accurate, then the computerised MOT test application all MOT centres utilise will certainly, at this stage, enable us to register your vehicle and carry out the re-test.

So, it thus follows that the subsequent procedure may be that within the MOT re-test it is commonly the case that selected items are often re-tested almost instantly whereas in contrast various components should have more concentrated analysis.

To give an example;

  • For instance the car is rejected on 1 tyre; then a new tyre is easy to find and then a "fast track" MOT test can be done, taking just a jiffy of the MOT testers time and so will not attract a re-test bill.
  • Or an alternate example: Let's assume the vehicle fails to pass its MOT test on headlamp aims, emissions, and braking system; here your car needs to be scheduled with your local Gatwick VOSA MOT station to get a partial re-test and taken into the MOT testing bay, and then an emissions test needs to be undertaken, a light involved over-all check out accomplished as well as an extensive braking mechanism analysis carried out. This work naturally will take extra quantities of the MOT testers time, and that's why it's going to generally attract a re-test fee.

Gatwick MOT only offers free MOT retests for any vehicle which failed its MOT providing the work is carried out by us.

If you decide to take your vehicle away to be repaired elsewhere, Gatwick MOT will charge you a partial test fee which is half of the full price of an MOT (half of £54.85).

SIGNIFICANTLY - if perhaps your vehicle or light commercial van failed to pass the MOT test with us here within Gatwick VOSA MOT centre and its later fixed by us, then in this case we will always perform a retest FREE (i.e. at no cost to you), it is our thanks to you personally for preferring to try our Gatwick VOSA MOT testing station workshops.

If you desire any further explanation, then what follows is a number of the free retest points (if your car failed the MOT upon these kinds of problems then a short retest can be performed).

  • ABS SYSTEM
  • BODY CONDITION
  • BOOT LID
  • BRAKE PEDAL ANTI-SLIP
  • DIRECTION INDICATORS
  • HAZARD WARNING
  • DOORS
  • DROPSIDES
  • FUEL FILLER CAP
  • HEADLAMP AIM
  • HORN
  • LAMPS
  • LOADING DOOR
  • MIRRORS
  • REAR REFLECTORS
  • NUMBER PLATES
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEATS
  • SUNVISOR
  • STEERING WHEEL
  • TAILBOARD
  • TAILGATE
  • V. I. N.
  • WINDSCREEN
  • WIPERS/ WASHERS
  • WHEEL & TYRES
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CCM Gatwick
Rusper Road
Crawley
West Sussex
RH11 0LQ

01293 919960

Opening Hours
07:30 to 17:30 - Mon - Fri
07:30 to 12:30 - Sat

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