Tag Archives: MOT

Diesel Particulate Filter Removal finally being policed

Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Removal finally being policed by the DVSA. Nearly a year ago we wrote about changes that were due to be introduced regarding MOT tests and the removal of Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs). We also discussed the penalties to car owners for driving a non compliant vehicle. The DVSA are finally cracking down on Garages and MOT Testers who offer a DPF(Diesel Particulate Filter) Removal Service. The DVSA have given Two Sheffield Testers, a 2 year ban after being found to be selling DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) Removal Services, see link below to read the full story. To Read about the MOT Testing ban for Mechanics carrying out DPF Removal please click here.   We have always advised customers that this is not a service we will provide and explained to them the impact that removal would have … Continue reading

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4 legged Furry Friend- Damage to Seat Belt

4 legged Furry Friend –  Damage to Seat Belt: This week one of our customers 4 legged Furry Friend is in the bad books for chewing in the wrong place! The Casualty was a Seat Belt! As you can see from the photo below the damage was sufficient that we needed to replace the Seat Belt to ensure it would perform properly. Hopefully he will stick to chewing his dog toys and treats from now on!      

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Latest News on MOT changes being introduced May 2017 for DPF’s – If you own a car with a DPF you really should read this!

DPF included in MOT from May 2017. How will MOT Changes relating to DPF affect you? We have been warning our customers that changes were imminent regarding DPF and MOT Tests.  It’s just been announced as part of the Roadworthiness Directive, from May 2017 all vehicles with a DPF fitted will have these inspected at MOT. This will be tested by advanced technology, that can detect the Removal of the DPF along with Emissions testing. This means that those of you who have Removed your DPF, this will result in a failure at MOT. Your vehicle will be found to be non compliant, which is an offense under the Road Vehicles Regulation and could result in Penalties of £1000 for a car and £2500 for a van. Please click here to read the full article about MOT changes for vehicles … Continue reading

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We can now arrange MOT Tests

We are please to announce that AMC Car Repairs can now arrange MOT Tests for their customers. MOT’s can be carried out any time from approx 1 month before expiry to maintain anniversary date, so you don’t need to leave it to the last minute to get your car tested. If your MOT is due soon why not get in touch with us now and get your car booked in.  

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