Vehicle / MOT Horrors (Gallery)

Some of the ‘Vehicle Horrors’ we see both on MOT Tests, Servicing & other Vehicle Checks.

Please find below real life images of cars that have visited our workshops…

Tyre Split due to Impact

Mis-Shapen Type

Tyre out of shape on inner edge!

Tyre Split to Cords

Large split on inner edge of tyre, exposing structural cords of the tyre.

A dangerous MOT failure.

Split Tyre

Tyre split to cords on inner sidewall.

Blow Out

Multiple splits on outer sidewall, exposing structural cords.

Dangerous!

Type Buldge

Tyre buldge and out of shape on inner edge!

Split Tyre

Tyre split on inner sidewall.

Split Tyre

Tyre split to cords on inner sidewall.

Tyre Scrubbed!

This customer unfortunately suffered a brake ceasing, on the rear axle. As a result, the wheel locked and caused significant damage to the tyre!

The outer tread is worn through and the structural cords are exposed. A dangerous fault.

Illegal Sidewall Puncture Repair

Illegal sidewall puncture repair carried out by others

Heavily Corroded Brake Disc!

Worn Brake Disc!

Heavily Worn Brake Disc!

Heavily Worn Timing Belt / Cam-Belt

NEW

OLD

Sheared Driveshaft Pulley

Driveshaft pulley broken in several places.

Blocked Pipes

Contaminated Engine Oil

Sheared Sub-Frame

Corroded Chassis Leg

Corroded Wishbone

Corroded Suspension Top Mount

Brake Pipes Cable Tied Together

Not by us we should mention! This is how this vehicle was presented for repair. 

Heavily Worn Clutch

NEW

OLD

CLUTCH DORKING

New Vs Old

This customer had their money's worth out of this clutch! 

The section that is 'missing' from the clutch plate came apart on removal.

 

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