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    sinar
    Can car fail an MOT if the battery does not have enough power?
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    • 30th Aug 11, 9:09 AM
    Can car fail an MOT if the battery does not have enough power? 30th Aug 11 at 9:09 AM
    Hi,

    I was wondering if anyone had heard of this before.

    My car is just in for an MOT (5 yr old Nissan Micra) and I've been told that I need a new battery as the one on the car will not pass the MOT as it does not have enough power to run all the electrical systems at once.

    I've never had any issues with the battery, it's the original battery so it is probably due for a new one anyway, I've just never heard of an MOT failure due to this issue.

    Thanks for reading,

    Julie
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