Whats The Difference Between A service And MOT?
Motorists spend the most money on two areas of a routine vehicle maintenance, these are the Car Service and the MOT. Knowing the difference between a service and MOT can be important to saving yourself lots of money and one good way to get a discount is to book both services to be carried out on your vehicle at the same time.
How To Check Your Cars MOT
It’s always good to keep a check your cars mot and when your car’s annual MOT test is due, some like to diarise this and others just await the reminder notice, however some also forget that on the last MOT their vehicle was given advisory notes. Advisory notes are comments by the MOT tester that they feel need to be addressed or monitored but are not a big enough issue to fail at that given point, however these could fail in the future making your car unroadworthy.
£2000 Fine For Driving An MOT Failure
MOT tests have been around since the 1960’s and were brought in so that older vehicles were maintained to a certain basic standard ensuring that they remained safe to drive. Given the name Ministry of Transport test or nickname “10 year test” it later evolved into what we know today, the MOT test.
Keeping Your DPF Healthy
You may have heard your garage or mechanically learned friends mention the benefits of keeping your DPF healthy and how it will benefit your cars longevity and MPG (miles per gallon) etc, but what exactly is a DPF and what does it do, why should you pay attention to it’s upkeep?