MOT Centre in West Bromwich

Both private and commercial customers can take advantage of our VOSA compliant and approved, dedicated, single man, automated MOT Testing Station for Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 vehicles. If you require an MOT centre in West Bromwich, our advanced MOT Testing Station at Auto-serve Garages is here to help. Get in touch to book your MOT appointment, then come down and wait while your MOT is carried out.

VOSA Approved MOT Testing Station in West Bromwich

Auto-serve Garages provides MOTs in West Bromwich for Class 4, Class 5 and Class 7 vehicles. Our MOT Centre is compliant with and approved by the Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA), the governing body responsible for a range of licensing, testing and enforcement services with the aim of improving the roadworthiness standards of vehicles ensuring the compliance of operators and drivers, and supporting the independent Traffic Commissioners.

Leading The Way In MOT Testing

Proud to be leading the way in MOT testing, our advanced, automated, electronic, single man MOT testing lane is calibrated and maintained every six months. And our customers can rest assured all MOT tests in West Bromwich at Auto-serve Garages are completed by MOT testers nominated by VOSA.

MOT While You Wait

As a customers you can book your MOT by appointment and then wait while your MOT is carried out, usually within one hour (MOTs while you wait). And to put you the customer's mind at rest regarding any unexpected costs, as a rule we do not carry out any work without your prior consent.

Full Electronic Service History

We value our customers which is why we keep a full electronic service history stored on our secure database for future reference, enabling us to give you the best level of service possible. We can even send you a reminder informing you when your MOT is due.

Certified MOT Testing Station for Class 7 MOTs

Our West Bromwich MOT Centre at Auto-serve Garages is a certified MOT Testing Station for Class 7 MOTs - goods vehicles over 3,000 kg up to 3,500 kg DGW. For more information on our commercial and fleet services, please refer to our commercial and fleet page.

Certified MOT Testing Station for Class 5 MOTs

Auto-serve Garages in West Bromwich, Birmingham is a certified Class 5 MOT Testing Station, for private passenger vehicles, playbuses and ambulances with more than 13 seats.

Certified MOT Testing Station for Class 4 MOTs

Our West Bromwich MOT Centre at Auto-serve Garages is a certified MOT Testing Station for Class 4 MOTs (this is the most common MOT category) - cars (up to 8 passenger seats), motor caravans, three wheeled vehicles (over 450 kg unladen weight), quads (max unladen weight 400 kg - for goods vehicles 550 Kg and max net power of 15 kw), dual purpose vehicles, private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats), ambulances and taxis, private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9-12 passenger seats), and the class 4a category (includes seat belt installation check).

What Is An MOT? - All About MOTs...!

If you use a vehicle on the road, that vehicle must be kept in roadworthy condition - a minimum acceptable environmental and road safety standard required by law. And to check whether your vehicle is in this roadworthy condition, it must go through an annual Ministry Of Transport test - or MOT test as it is commonly known - at a VOSA compliant and approved MOT Testing Station, such as here at Auto-serve Garages in West Bromwich.

During an MOT test, without dismantling the vehicle, a VOSA nominated tester carries out a series of inspections and records the results. If the vehicle passes the MOT a VT20 pass certificate is issued. If the vehicle fails the MOT a VT30 failure document is issued (together with notes regarding the failure). Even if the vehicle passes the MOT, advisory comments may still be drawn to your attention by the tester.

Only vehicles of three years or older require an MOT test. From then on it is your responsibility to have your vehicle MOT tested each and every 12 months. And each year, when your MOT is due, your vehicle can be tested up to 28 days in advance of its due date (don't worry you won't lose any time by testing in advance of the expiry date as the expiry date of your new MOT will be dated twelve months following the expiry of your old one).

It is important to note that an MOT pass certificate does not mean a vehicle is roadworthy for the full length of time the certificate is valid. An MOT pass certificate is also no guarantee of the general mechanical condition of your vehicle, as the test does not cover the condition of the engine, clutch or gearbox. The test is based on the condition of the vehicle on the day.

One last thing... Remember to take your Vehicle Registration V5 Document and a means to pay with you to the MOT test.

Official information on motoring MOTs is available at Directgov.