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...with just a couple of advisories.

Rear brake discs getting to the end of their life, on my to do list. Also an advisory for, hold onto yourself, Sat Nav holder on windscreen.... and again engine upper/lower covers obscuring components.

I mentioned the covers this time last year but the Sat Nav holder (smart phone actually) is a new one. Shook my head in disbelief as I was handed the certificate... guy told me their tester had put magic trees hanging from the mirror down as a failure (providing the car failed on other things) before now.

Fine line between being thorough and anal, anyway, passed for another year.

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Them there magic trees are a hazard! :lol:
 
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Its interesting that you can sell and advertise these products legally but it's illegal to use them in the place 90% of people do.
The world has definetly totally flipped its marbles :rolleyes:
 
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What's the bit about. Engine covers these are standard on most cars .
Was that just a note or an advisory:confused:
 
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Have a good friend who's a tester will have a chat about the covers bit odd that one!
 

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Its not illegal per se to have a sat nav on the windscreen but if you had an accident then the fact that your vision was potentially obscured may work against you. The MOT covers it under "drivers view of the road" I think.

Re the covers - testers are not allowed to remove things like that to inspect items underneath (battery security etc) so they note them as an advisory (unable to remove to inspect underneath).
 

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Its not illegal per se to have a sat nav on the windscreen but if you had an accident then the fact that your vision was potentially obscured may work against you. The MOT covers it under "drivers view of the road" I think.

Re the covers - testers are not allowed to remove things like that to inspect items underneath (battery security etc) so they note them as an advisory (unable to remove to inspect underneath).
mine is secured where you would normally put your tax disc, but on the other side of the car. The only way it would obscure my vision is if I was Peter Dinklage

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if it within the swept arc of the windscreen wipers then its a no no re the MOT!

"Where items are present in the driver’s view (such as a sat nav, air freshener etc) that would justify a Reason for Rejection, the tester may, at their discretion, remove the items prior to the inspection. This fact should be noted on an Advisory Notice."
 

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if it within the swept arc of the windscreen wipers then its a no no re the MOT!

"Where items are present in the driver’s view (such as a sat nav, air freshener etc) that would justify a Reason for Rejection, the tester may, at their discretion, remove the items prior to the inspection. This fact should be noted on an Advisory Notice."
it's as much of a obstruction as the tax disc, he's just a jobworth

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You don't need tree shaped air fresheners if have a well cared for momo leather interior.

Also, I find the tax disc distracting and stick mine top centre of the windscreen.
 
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The odd thing about covers is that if your underneath car on ramp inspection light in hand there is nothing there to see apart from leaks which should be visable if you look the steering and suspension driveshafts are all visable what was it they couldn't check?
The only other thing would be exhaust and if it was blowing they would hear it and note it
 
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:thumbs: .....good feeling ! got through mine last Feb with just a sidelight out !
 
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