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MOT milton keynes

MOT Milton Keynes


Looking for an MOT in Milton Keynes? You know you need to find an honest, affordable and professional garage in Milton Keynes that can provide you with complete peace of mind when it comes to your MOT test.

At our dedicated approved MOT test centre in Milton Keynes, you can rest assured that our friendly, reliable and fully-qualified technicians are always on standby to provide you with the best in service and value.

We carry out MOT Tests on cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles up to 3500kg and Motorhomes.

The MOT is a legal requirement for all vehicles over 3 years old and checks your vehicle meets the necessary standards to be on the road. Quality Car Service is a DVSA regulated MOT Test Centre your vehicle will be in the best possible hands during your MOT.

So, go ahead and book your MOT test with us today!

MOT milton keynes

Why choose us for your MOT?

When you have your MOT at QCS allow 1 hour for your MOT appointment. While you wait you can view your MOT test live from the comfort of our Reception area whilst enjoying a light refreshment.

We have two full time MOT testers that have a combined automotive experience of over 40 years. If you want your car in safe hands and checked correctly, we are the garage for you.

Booking your Annual MOT is quick and simple at Quality Car Service. Use our online booking system and secure your date and time today.

At Quality Car Service our MOT tests also include a comprehensive safety check and top-ups, with no hidden extras! Book today!

MOT milton keynes
MOT milton keynes

What is an MOT?

If your car is more than three years old, it will require an annual MOT test by law.

The MOT certificate that you receive when your car passes, proves that your car meets the minimum legal requirements for road safety and environmental standards.

Remember, the MOT test is primarily a safety test designed to protect you, your family and others on the road. In other words, if your car doesn’t have a valid MOT test certificate, you shouldn’t be driving it on a public road.

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Is my MOT due?

Your vehicle requires an annual MOT Test. If you’re unsure when yours is due, please get in touch and we will advise you.

If we’ve carried out your MOT previously you will automatically receive a reminder a month before you next test is due.

Booking your Annual MOT is quick and simple at Quality Car Service.

Use our online booking system and secure your date and time today.

Book your MOT Milton Keynes today at Quality Car Service

Is there a disadvantage to booking your MOT early?

We actually recommend getting your MOT booked early. We can MOT up to a month (minus a day) before it runs out and you will keep the same renewal date. Your expiry date is recorded on your MOT Certificate. If you’re not sure please call us and we will be happy to help.

MOT milton keynes

How quickly can you get me in?

To find out our availability, call our team and ask about your MOT. Alternatively, you can use our online booking system and secure your date and time today. We always love to help.

Our opening hours are:

Mon – Fri: 8:30AM – 17:00PM
Sat & Sun: Closed

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Book your MOT Milton Keynes today at Quality Car Service

What happens during a QCS MOT?



These will be inspected to check that they’re free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas, there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.



The vehicle will be inspected depending on the age and fuel type of the vehicle to check that it meets the rules for exhaust emissions.



Towbars will be inspected for secureness condition inappropriate repairs or modification. The MOT tester will also check that the 13 pin electrical socket is working correctly, the speedometer is in good working order, the engine mountings are secure.



These will be inspected to check for condition, security, tyre size and type and tread depth. Spare wheels and tyres are not inspected. Vehicles first used on or after 1 January 2012 will be checked to make sure the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) MIL is working.



The vehicle will be inspected to check that the mandatory seat belts are in place, they are suitable for the vehicle, they are in a good condition, they work properly, and they are attached securely. The malfunction indicator lamps (MILs) or dashboard warning lights will be checked for the airbags seat belt pretensioners (which remove the slack from a seatbelt in the event of a collision) seatbelt load limiters (which release a small amount of belt when it’s too tight).



The MOT tester will refuse to test your vehicle if they think that the smoke test may damage your engine. You should tell them at the start of the MOT if you think this may happen. To reduce the possibility of damage and increase the chances of passing, you should keep your vehicle maintained at all times. You should have the camshaft drive belt replaced at the recommended intervals, go for the MOT with a fully warmed up engine as it will produce less smoke and is safer to test, and not tamper with the governor settings.



The fuel system will be inspected to check that there are no leaks the pipes and hoses are secure and in a good condition, the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. You should make sure that the key is available as the fuel cap will need to be opened.



These will be inspected to check that the latch is secure in the closed position, the front doors open from inside and outside, the vehicle the rear doors open from outside, the vehicle hinges and catches are secure and in a good condition.



The exhaust system will be inspected to check that it’s secure and complete, a catalyst isn’t missing where one was fitted as standard, it’s without serious leaks and not too noisy.



These will be inspected to check that the driver’s seat can be adjusted, all seats are securely fitted and that seat backs can be fixed in the upright position.



The vehicle will be inspected to check for the minimum number of mirrors, their condition and security. Indirect vision devices will also inspected.



These will be inspected to check for condition, secure attachment, colour, and the characters correctly formed and spaced.



These will be inspected to check their condition, steering oil level, they work correctly, and for inappropriate repairs or modification including corrosion to power steering pipes or hoses. The steering lock mechanism works properly The MILs or dashboard warning lights will also be checked for the electronic power steering and steering lock.



These will be inspected to check their condition, including inappropriate repairs or modifications, and their operation and performance (the efficiency test). The wheels and trims aren’t removed as part of the test, the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC) (where fitted). The MILs or dashboard warning lights will also be checked for the ABS, ESC, electronic park brake and brake fluid warning lights.



The VIN will be on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Your car will be inspected to check that a single VIN is displayed, except on multistage build vehicles (eg van conversion, BMW, Alpina etc).



These will be inspected to check their condition, operation, including high intensity discharge (HID) and light emitting diode (LED). The headlamps for cleaning, self levelling and security, headlamp aim, main beam warning light working.



This will be inspected to check that it works prope and it’s suitable for the vehicle.



These will be inspected to check that they work properly so the driver has a clear view of the road.



The vehicle will be inspected to check that the boot or tailgate can be closed properly.



This will be inspected to check that it closes securely.



The windscreen will be inspected to check for condition, the driver’s view of the road.



Visible electrical wiring and the battery will be checked.

Book your MOT Milton Keynes today at Quality Car Service

Other benefits of using Quality Car Service:

Free courtesy car

We offer a range of courtesy cars to keep you on the road whilst we care for your car. To a reserve a courtesy car, please let one of the team know when you arrange your appointment.

We’ll be happy to help you in any way, and help you pick the best courtesy car for you.

Collection service

After you’ve requested and we’ve confirmed a time slot one of our technicians can come to your home or workplace to collect your car.

You’ll be asked to place your car keys on a hard surface so that the technician can collect them on arrival. After your service is complete your vehicle will be fully sanitised and returned to you.

Finance payment plans

Where possible, we are able to offer payment plans, to allow you to spread the cost of any work required on your car.

Please ask one of our team, or contact us if you have any questions about the finance plans we offer.

What our clients think

  • Destiny Parara

    12th June 2024

    We could and can not thank Ben enough!! We had to rush r little one to hopsital the night before my partners car needed doing So told Ben we’ll have to cancel r appointment with him and he kindly suggested he’ll come pick the car up so it was one less thing to worry (my partner really needed his car doing) and so I can rest and focus on my family and he kindly dropped my partners car bk... Read More

  • Matt Rogers

    9th May 2024

    Booked my car in with QCS after ongoing poor service from Audi plus eye watering costs, plus a wait of over a month to get in to deal with a fault. From the first phone call the service was excellent, the car booked in promptly, fault diagnosed and fixed, all for a very reasonable price. Goodbye Audi!

  • Georgia Stojsavljevic

    29th April 2024

    Very friendly and helpful!! Would not fault

  • Graham Waters

    26th April 2024

    Great bunch of lads and most importantly, honest.

  • Loz Sawbridge-Praties

    10th March 2024

    Took care of a warranty issue with my car quickly and effectively. The work was top notch and completed really quickly! Would definitely recommend

  • Jane Webb

    27th February 2024

    Absolutely amazing service. Ben totally looked after my pride and joy VW T5 camper. I would not trust my van with most garages.Quality Car Service kept my car exceptionally clean fixed everything perfectly. It's very hard to find a good garage these days . But these guys are the best. Very highly recommend them. Thanks so much JD

  • Mark Rockingham

    14th February 2024

    Fantastic quick efficient service, been having my cars serviced and repaired for many year's and very reasonably priced.

  • sham suthakar

    8th February 2024

    Excellent work ethic trustworthy and excellent service all round 👍👍👍

  • Elizabeth Sheldon

    26th January 2024

    Brilliant service from a fantastic team. Highly recommended as they go above and beyond to look after their customers

  • Damian Shadie

    24th November 2023

    Friendly staff and great service

  • greg prevost

    23rd November 2023

    Great professional quality and excellent communication. Great standard of service you will not go wrong using this garage. Friendly bunch of staff. With no hidden costs. A1 service guys.👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

  • Ian Blanchard

    13th November 2023

    Very easy booking in procedure. Everything carried out on time and to a reasonable time.

  • Jessica Compton

    6th November 2023

    Cannot recommend Ben and the team enough. After a nightmare experience buying a car from Trade Centre UK, i had no end of issues that they would not resolve (a whole other story!!). Having used QCS multiple times over the years, I took the car to them and they were so patient, running various tests and fixed all the problems. Their communication was great and they took a lot of stress out of... Read More

  • Hasmit Popat

    4th November 2023

    Dealt with Ben, Charlie and the team really friendly and professional service. Trustworthy and honest garage 100% will use again. Had some major work carried out timing chain replacement, spark plugs and oil service. Transparency through the entire process they also kept me updated by email on the progress which was great
    Thank you QCS

  • dean jacobi

    24th October 2023

    Excellent service every time, professional friendly staff and service

  • Iron Daisy

    24th October 2023

    Great service - these guys found an electrical fault on our van that two other garages failed to identify. As their name states, it definitely is a Quality Car (Van in our case) Service!

  • F Khan

    19th October 2023

    I have my cars serviced and MOTd at this centre. During the 4 years I have known this company, I have found the staff to be extremely helpful and welcoming every time I visited, special mention here for Charlie who has been excellent! Their service standards and turnaround times are impeccable and speaking as a person who loves his cars, I would not go anywhere else. Highly recommended, keep... Read More

  • Troy Leslie

    30th August 2023

    Professional garage that provides professional service that’s moneys worth. Pleased with the customer service. Car was repaired in time without any delays and was offered a complimentary car wash 🧼 🚗 before collection. This is now my go to garage. Keep up the excellent standard 👏👏

  • Maureen Briggs

    26th August 2023


  • Anita Bateman

    16th August 2023

    Very helpful and very quick doing repair. Recommended

  • Adrian Lupu

    16th November 2022

  • Anna Williams

    2nd August 2022

    Booked my car in for its MOT and the service from start to finish was amazing! Nothing was too much trouble and was kept updated during the process. Also had my husbands flat tyre in the boot and they fixed it there and then without any drama. Quick and easy to use the online booking system. Will be recommending to friends and family.

  • Daniel Skavydis

    3rd July 2022

    Got my focus remapped here and can not recommend them enough, after a number of company's couldn't get my car mapped, I booked it in here for a full ecu bench map and the improvement in my car is unreal, accerlation has improved significantly aswell as my mpg, thankyou for everything, highly recommend?

  • Bhavesh Naran

    6th June 2022

    Excellent, top class service! Called at 8.00am Monday after Platinum Jubilee weekend and was booked in for the same morning to be diagnosed. Once dropped off, was called a couple of hours later with a report and then promptly fixed same afternoon with collection at 4.30. Would recommend them 100%

  • Martin Kemble

    4th April 2022

    My BMW was now out of warranty Ann’s the first MOT was due. As I had previously been to Qcs with previous cars it was a no brainer to use them again.
    Once again excellent service will use them for all further work 100%. Well done guys

Book your MOT Milton Keynes today at Quality Car Service