Stephen Bell Motors

Every car more than three years old needs an annual MOT test to ensure it is roadworthy. If your car fails the test, it must be repaired to conform to the standards. A lot of these checks are very basic so it is possible to do a pre-MOT check to minimise the inconvenience of a failure. At Stephen Bell Motors we will check



Inspect the tyres. Make sure:


Lighting is one of the most frequent failure points. We will Check:


There should be no sharp edges to injure pedestrians, bumpers should be secure and you must be able to access the car through all the doors and open them from both inside and outside


We will check brakes accurately


We will check

Shock Absorbers

Shock absorbers or dampers can't have any leaks or difference in absorbing pressure. Get a rough idea if your car's shock absorbers are faulty by bouncing each corner of the vehicle. The vehicle should go down under pressure then rise back up to full height before settling down slightly. Excessive bouncing indicates faulty or worn out dampers.

Windscreen and Mirrors

Small stone chips in your windscreen won't necessarily mean failure but:


Once these checks are completed and any adjustments are made we will arrange the MOT test of your car at our on-site MOT Test centre.

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