01865 241180

Spanner Works Oxford, 25 Ferry Hinksey Rd,
Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 0BY

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Your MOT should not be seen as an inconvenience but as an essential aspect of the safety checks on your vehicle as problems will often be spotted before they become a major issue.

Booking your MOT at Spannerworks in Oxford couldn’t be simpler. Just enter your registration no in the box above, select the date and time that suits you best and then just turn up; no payment will be taken until the test has been completed. You can also request that we send you a reminder next year for when your MOT is due.

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When do i need an MOT and what is checked?

UK law states that a vehicle has to have an MOT test 3 years after the date of 1st registration followed by an annual inspection. The MOT is an annual safety check to make sure that the vehicle meets the minimum standards for safety and road worthiness. Here are a few simple Pre MOT Checks that you can carry out to avoid your vehicle failing for easily fixed reasons.


The following is an example of some of the items that are checked during an MOT:

  • Lighting and Signalling Equipment including daytime, fog and reversing lamps.
  • Steering (including suspension)
  • Brakes and additional braking device performance
  • Tyres and Road Wheels
  • Seat Belts
  • Body, Structure and General Items
  • Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
  • Drivers View of the Road
  • Bumpers
  • Noise suppression material
  • Undertray security
  • Emission control equipment
  • Engine malfunction indicator lamp
  • Diesel particulate filter (DPF) tampering
  • Fluid leaks - engine, transmission and so on

If you have any questions about the MOT then please call Spannerworks located in the centre of Oxford on 01865 241180 or send us an email.

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