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MOT on new cars

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by PaulBelsham, Nov 30, 2004.

  1. PaulBelsham

    PaulBelsham Member

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    Hi All
    Was just wondering, my car is gonna be 3 years old in January, does that mean I get it MOT'd then, or is it the following year ? and will I be reminded of that as well ?

    Cheers
    Paul
     
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  3. dickys3

    dickys3 Moderator
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    Yes you need to MOT it in January on its 3rd birthday.

    You may get reminded by your normal audi dealer but I wouldn't hold my breath.

    Cheers
    Rich.
     
  4. jcs356

    jcs356 Brum brum

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    It is also worth doing it in the month before the 3 year birthday as if the MOT finds anything wrong with the car, you've still got an Audi Warranty to put things right.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    jcs356 said:
    It is also worth doing it in the month before the 3 year birthday as if the MOT finds anything wrong with the car, you've still got an Audi Warranty to put things right.

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    Bingo!

    I did exactly that...thankfully!
    An MOT fail was handed to me after my 2 year and 11 month old S3 was tested just inside it's warranty period:
    2 suspension bushes worn out, one track rod end worn out and a cracked fuel filter!
    Not impressed at all..

    Fortunately, Audi fixed them all...
     
  6. neil.c

    neil.c Senior

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    When your tax disk reminder comes it will tell you that your vehicle requires an MOT.
     

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