At Kilby Motors we are accredited by VOSA and can MOT class 4 (cars, motor home). Every vehicle over the age of three years from date of registration must have a valid MOT every year by law, to ensure your vehicle is roadworthy and in a safe working order. If your vehicle needs an MOT in Irthlingborough we can help at Kilby Motors.

Book your vehicle in for an MOT today by calling 01933 653571 or 01933 653491  Email

Below are a list of some of the things that are checked when Kilby Motors carries out an MOT on your vehicle

Lighting and Signalling Equipment
  1. Front and Rear Position Lamps, Registration Plate Lamps, Rear Fog Lamps
  2. Headlamps
  3. Stop Lamps
  4. Rear Reflectors
  5. Direction Indicators and Hazard Warning Lamps
  6. Headlamp Aim
  7. Audible Warning (Horn)
Steering (including suspension)
  1. Steering Control
  2. Steering System
  3. Power Steering
  4. Suspension – General
  5. Front Suspension, Wheel Bearings and Drive Shafts
  6. Rear Suspension and Wheel Bearings
  7. Shock Absorbers
  1. Parking Brake Lever Mechanism and Associated Mountings
  2. Hand Operated Brake Control Valves
  3. Service Brake Control
  4. Anti-Lock Braking System
  5. Mechanical Brake Components
  6. Hydraulic, Air and Vacuum Systems
  7. Brake Performance
  8. Method of Calculating Brake Performance
  9. Examples of latest type ‘Ministry’ and Manufacturers Plates
  10. Brake Efficiency Table The M.O.T. Inspection Manual Issue Date 10 May 2009
Tyres and Roadwheels
  1. Tyres
  2. Roadwheels
  Seat Belts
  1. Seat Belts
Body and Structure
  1. Vehicle Structure, Body Security and Condition
Fuel and Emissions
  1. Exhaust System
  2. Fuel System
  3. Exhaust Emissions-Spark Ignition
  4. Exhaust Emissions-Compression Ignition
Drivers View of the Road
  1. Mirrors
  2. Wipers and Washers
  3. Windscreen
  4. Bonnet
Motor Tricycles and Quadricycles
  1. Lighting
  2. Motorcycle Derived Steering / Suspension Systems
  3. Brakes
  4. Tyres
  5. Seat Belts
  6. Body and Structure
  7. Emissions
  8. Drivers View of the Road