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    Default Not using Halfords Autocentres Chelmsford again!

    Had an MOT last month...

    They missed:

    Duff shock absorber, nearside rear
    Badly worn upper control arm bushes, both sides
    Loud twang from front offside suspension (think it's a strut bearing)

    They did however pick up worn inner tie rods which when inspected by me and another garage turned out to be fine (although I've already bought the damn parts).

    Maybe it's coincidence, but I never had any trouble with them when they were Nationwide...

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    Non of those are MOT failures as far as I can tell

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    did that other guy have them steering arms off you?
    Plasma's Tech2 services are now open and able to provide services

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    No mate, I'd forgotten all about it to be honest!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Non of those are MOT failures as far as I can tell
    Really? Even a leaking shocker?

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    that is, mine got failed because of that last year
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    If there is residue then yes.

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    misting = advisory
    leaking = fail

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    Shockers only if they are misting and not leaking and still show signs of damping are fine for the MOT.

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