1. P

    Mainbeam MOT failure

    Good morning All, Firstly, I am a new T6 owner and have started slowly making it my own. Come across my first big issue. MOT failure.   I saw a couple of members with similar issues on their headlights but couldn't find solution for mine. MOT; "Dipswitch operation does not extinguish all main...
  2. bmc054

    Adblue MOT

    I’ve got the dreaded 550 miles to no start adblue warning light on and I’ve put the correct amount in MOT is due so is the orange fill up adblue light on an MOT fail ? thanks Bob
  3. racT6bus

    MOT failure - rearview mirror a warning!

    Just a word of warning which will hopefully prevent others from having the same issue. My T6 (T32, Class 7) was fine on the MOT no advisories but failed as I don't have a rearview mirror in place! I put privacy glass in the tailgate (it had no glass before) and I can barely see out of the...
  4. L

    RAC van - unsure??

    Hi everyone, new to the forum. Plan on buying an RAC Van from a van centre in south wales next week. £17500 inc VAT with 110,000 miles on the clock. Everything seems good so far, drives excellent, comes with fresh MOT and service, new waterpump/cambelt etc. One thing that’s bugging me, is the...
  5. S

    Is this tyre damage an MOT fail ?

    Hi Do you think these tyres are an MOT fail ? thanks
  6. A

    DPF remap - MOT risks?

    Hi, T32 204 ps, DSG 4motion. Vehicle seems to be regenerating a DPF clean pretty regularly (the fan cones on when I turn the engine off) even though I do 20 mile trip and get engine plenty warm enough. This happens several times a week. If I get the DPF and EGR and ADBlue mapped out, are there...
  7. t6blo

    Rear coil spring moves when jacked up - MOT failure?

    Just been doing some pre-MOT checks on my van. I have STX coilovers fitted and the adjusters are wound all the way down as low as it will go. When jacking the rear wheels and allowing them to droop, the rear springs move when wiggled about. They can’t dislocate at all and have the rubber seats...
  8. Salty Spuds

    MOT query

    Bit of an odd one. The van’s MOT expires next month, took it in today for its MOT which it failed on a damaged tyre, no great shakes in the big scheme, BUT, the garage informs me that it’s now out of MOT & illegal to use as it’s failed, but the current MOT doesn’t expire until next month. So is...
  9. Dibsta

    Replacement bottom arm

    Hi guys failed Mot on this Nearside Front Suspension arm pin or bush excessively worn bottom arm, rear bush (5.3.4 (a) (i)) Offside Front Suspension arm pin or bush excessively worn bottom arm, rear bush (5.3.4 (a) (i)) I’m asking you guys which are best bottom arm and bushes to get Thanks...
  10. 8

    MOT - number of seats

    My V5 cert states 3 seats but I have had a Rib bed fitted in the rear so now have 5 seats. Will this cause an issue at the MOT if the number of seats does not match the V5? Thanks for any responses.
  11. L

    Class 7 MOT Centre in Bristol - Any recommendations?

    Sadly my excellent local garage can't MOT my T32, can anyone recommend a Class 7 MOT centre in Bristol?
  12. L

    MOT fail for headlight self-level with AirRide

    Took van for mot last Thursday and inspector said sorry but it has failed. Said it had failed on the headlamp self levelling no longer working with the bracket at the back Due to the VB air system I had fitted. told him it passed ok the last two times but he said that the MOT procedure had...
  13. LT2019

    Full major service & MOT Prices?

    Been quoted from a VW van centre £338 for a full major service & £50.00 MOT Is that acceptable?
  14. J

    Future MOT failure question

    Hi, my MOT is due 24 jan Since mid november, my front passenger seat has been acting up: won't slide forward backward, won't rotate anymore or might not lock i know it's MOT failure ( Dangerous, although never passengers in this seat) so technically i can't drive it back if not fixed after MOT...
  15. P

    MOT fail for number-plate spacing

    Space between the first four identifiers and the last three...should be 35mm...mine was 30mm
  16. Savgav1

    Mot and lowering springs

    Well just had 2nd .ot done on van at kwikfit. Got 4 advisories on springs for modified but not seriously weakened........because there lowering springs? Out of 20 odd years of driving and every motor being lowered that is the first time I've had an advisory for that. Won't be taking kwikfit...
  17. Parvus

    MOT Failed - Help / Advice needed :(

    Hi, I have a 2018 T6 Highline and today it failed it's MOT relating to the front suspension. I'm no expert, so trying to find the best path to solve the problem and hoping people can advise. To my knowledge and experience, the van was absolutely fine and I never noticed any strange driving...
  18. Shaggy1969

    Seat belts and MOT

    One of my rear seatbelts in my Kombi snags slightly on a shelf unit and retracts very slowly or needs retracted manually. Other than that it works as it should and locks etc when it has to. My question is whether or not this is an MOT fail? The unit can be modified so the belt works as it...
  19. W

    LED/HID bulb conversion now MOT failure.

    Hi All, there is new MOT guidance for motorcycle saying that bulb replacement is now an automatic failure (but not if the whole unit is replaced on an MC) and I see that it is the same with the car & pax vehs MOT manual at 4.1.4. Compliance with requirements, stating: "Existing halogen...
  20. Forrest4799

    Failed MOT

    Van went for its MOT & service yesterday.... got the dreaded call from VW it’s failed the MOT snapped rear coil spring!