Common Car Repairs For The Mobile Mechanic
– Auxiliary Belts
– Windows & Wipers
– Fuel Pumps
– NCT Repairs
– Pre-Purchase Inspection
– General Car Repairs
– Car Servicing
– Brake Issues
– Batteries & Cables
– Starter Motors
– Warning Lights
– Overheating Issues
– Radiators & Hoses
If your car has alloy wheels with a security locking wheel stud or nut,check the locking key is in the tool kit or present in the car,it should be easily accessible.
Remove excess luggage from the boot space,the spare wheel must be easily accessible also.
Check the seat belt buckles and receivers are not caught under or in between the seats,check they are engaging.
Check your tyres,the legal thread depth is 1.6mm. They should be wearing down evenly.Check your tyres are ‘E’ marked.Usually a capital (E) or small (e) followed by a number inside a circle.This is located on the sidewall of the tyre.
On your way to the test centre,leave in plenty of time and take your car for a good drive on an open road,rev the engine out in third or fourth gear on occasion.The hotter your engine is the better it will perform during the emissions test.Try not to arrive too early for the test as your engine will cool down when parked or idling.
Finally,don’t forget to bring your vehicle registration certificate,drivers licence and test fee of €55.