Vehicle / MOT Horrors (Gallery)

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

Tyre split due to impact

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.

Corroded Chassis Leg

Heavily Corroded Brake Disc!

Split Tyre

Tyre split to cords on inner sidewall.

Illegal Sidewall Puncture Repair

Illeagl sidewall puncture repair carried out by others

Split Tyre

Tyre split on inner sidewall.

Heavily Worn Timing Belt / Cam-Belt



Sheared Driveshaft Pulley

Driveshaft pulley broken in several places.

Blocked Pipes

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. 

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