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    • Raken
    • By Raken 15th May 18, 6:46 PM
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    Will my car fail next year MOT under new rule
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    • 15th May 18, 6:46 PM
    Will my car fail next year MOT under new rule 15th May 18 at 6:46 PM
    Hi.

    Corsa 09 diesel

    Just had my car done it's early mot. Passed with three advisory. Two of them is indicator disclour so cheap to repair. The last one is

    Exhaust has minor leak of exhaust gases rear (back box corroded)

    In the smoke check.

    Test type: CATA - FAST PASS
    exhaust : < 90mm
    Oilbtemp: 81 oc
    Test fas1: 1*
    K(m -1) : 1.21

    *= result used in mean calculation

    Drift : 0.00 m-1
    Mean of FAS tests : 1.21 m-1

    Normal test result : fast pass (1.50 m-1) =passed
    Last edited by Raken; 15-05-2018 at 7:23 PM. Reason: ..
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    • AdrianC
    • By AdrianC 15th May 18, 7:15 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:15 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 7:15 PM
    Diesel, I presume?

    The change coming next week is that where there's a manufacturer's data plate giving emissions, that's what it needs to meet. No plate, generic figure for the age.

    Is there a plate on your car? What age?
    • MX5huggy
    • By MX5huggy 15th May 18, 8:11 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 8:11 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 8:11 PM
    It!!!8217;ll fail next year because the back box will be excessively corroded by then
    • markudman
    • By markudman 15th May 18, 8:33 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 8:33 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 8:33 PM
    Your advise has nothing to do with the smoke test, A back box on ebay will be around £30.00 If you want it fitted about £75.00 hardly the end of the world.
    We may not win by protesting, but if we donít protest we will lose.
    If we stand up to them, there is always a chance we will win.
    • sevenhills
    • By sevenhills 15th May 18, 10:05 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:05 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:05 PM
    Corsa 09 diesel

    Exhaust has minor leak of exhaust gases rear (back box corroded)
    Originally posted by Raken
    I am not an MOT tester, but I would say it should have failed its MOT on the above.

    • Robisere
    • By Robisere 15th May 18, 10:10 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:10 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:10 PM
    I am not an MOT tester, but I would say it should have failed its MOT on the above.
    Originally posted by sevenhills

    Absolutely correct. ANY leak anywhere on the exhaust is a fail.
    I think this job really needs
    a much bigger hammer.
    • tedted
    • By tedted 15th May 18, 10:55 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:55 PM
    it will pass oi
    • facade
    • By facade 16th May 18, 8:27 AM
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    • 16th May 18, 8:27 AM
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    • 16th May 18, 8:27 AM
    Absolutely correct. ANY leak anywhere on the exhaust is a fail.
    Originally posted by Robisere



    Only a major leak. Minor leaks from joints and drain holes are normal. minor leaks from corrosion that don't affect emissions or noise are still down to the tester.


    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mot-inspection-manual-for-class-3-4-5-and-7-vehicles
    I want to go back to The Olden Days, when every single thing that I can think of was better.....

    (except air quality and Medical Science )
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