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 Posted: Wed Dec 28th, 2011 10:59 pm
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back to work today, 4 MOTs, 4 more fails, tyres, lights, washers not working, vc,s split, pads below 1.5mm, need we say more, worst was a 56 reg range rover
looks like they have loads of money but cannot maintain vehicle

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 Posted: Tue Dec 27th, 2011 05:30 pm
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had a range rover in for mot first mot offside rear tyre inner wall was split due to tyre being run soft 2 of the uthere tyres where the same he had to mot the car due to the fact he was going to spain with his caravan and his mot would of been up by the time he got back :shock:

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 Posted: Mon Dec 26th, 2011 12:27 am
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as rocky says you are preaching to the converted I am seeing the same same as you on the cars I am testing

Unfortunately its going to take a few loss of lives to return us back to normality

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 Posted: Fri Dec 23rd, 2011 09:37 pm
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Dude, you are preaching to the converted, they don't care, since when have the bods in charge ever cared about the people in the country.

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 Posted: Thu Dec 22nd, 2011 08:54 pm
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I have been Testing ClassIV vehicles for 12 years, and test a lot of cars 5 or more years old, to change a safey test to 2 years is ridiculous.
Most vehicles of this age have Advisories which need attention soon, and approx. 40% fail on one or more items.
I tested 4 cars today, A 56reg Mazda (36K), failed on both rear tyres below 1.6mm,(nearside had cords showing, a 54reg Smart car, Nearside door not opening from outside(a child seat was fitted to passenger seat!!!) nearside dip not working, washers not working, offside stop light not woking and nearside front tyre below 1.6mm,, an 56 reg Astra, both wipers not clearing screen (drivers was totally useless),, and an Nissan Almera, nearside rear tyre Lump in tread caused by partial seperation of carcass, dangerous defect.
So 4 out of 4 failures.
People are not maintaining there cars during the year and just do the absolute minimum repairs to get an MOT for legal purposes, the advisories rarely get fixed until they break or the next annual test.
Just imagine those advisories if left for 2 years, motoring will be an unsafe lottery

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