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Specialist MOT Testing in Southampton

Our fully qualified MOT Inspectors are here to ensure your vehicle is inspected to a professional standard and meets the safety requirements of the DVSA. If you vehicle fails its MOT, we will contact you for costs to repair what is needed, in order to and get the vehicle to pass its MOT, and be back on the road in no time.

The MOT Test is a requirement for all vehicles from 3 years old and over, and covers a vehicle for 12 months. There is no grace period to which you are able to drive for without an MOT, so don’t get caught short, and book your MOT for up to 1 month in advance to keep your vehicle roadworthy, taxed and insured. To check when your MOT is due, click the link: Check My MOT

At ABS Auto Repairs, we are qualified to carry out MOTs for Class 4 and Class 5 Vehicles.

  • Class 4 – all passenger cars.
  • Class 5 – all private passenger vehicles with 13+ seats, including playbuses, motor caravans and ambulances.

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Pick up and drop-off service
We also offer a convenient pick-up and drop-off service at your location, for you vehicle to pass its MOT. Just contact us for further information.

Pre-checks you can do yourself
There are a few checks you can do yourself to help your vehicle pass its test:

  • Clean front and back numberplates, so they are clear and readable.
  • Check windscreen wipers clean windows and are not damaged or torn in anyway.
  • Check all lights at front and back to make sure they work, and are clearly seen (not dull).
  • Check tyre tread by the 20p test, as well as the correct pressure levels for each tyre.
  • Top up brake, oil and water to their correct levels.
  • Check that the horn works effectively.
  • Make sure of no breakage to your mirrors, and that the driver can clearly see in them.
  • VIN in the V5C logbook matches the VIN on the vehicle’s bodywork.


  • Contact us for more information as to how we can help your vehicle pass its MOT.

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    “At ABS Auto Repairs in Southampton, we pride ourselves in providing our customers with a friendly, reliable service, which surpasses other repair garages in Southampton.

    Because of our vast knowledge of car mechanics, we aim to live by our slogan – If we can’t fix it no one can!”

    Contact

    ABS Auto Repairs Ltd
    Unit 2, Endle Street
    Southampton
    SO14 5FZ

    t: 02381 781 030
    m: 07761 544 158
    e: info@absautorepairs.co.uk

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