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    • sevenhills
    • By sevenhills 12th Jun 19, 9:18 PM
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    Online MOT history anomaly
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    • 12th Jun 19, 9:18 PM
    Online MOT history anomaly 12th Jun 19 at 9:18 PM
    I have won, but not paid for a car on ebay.


    I have just notice that the cars MOT history is only listed since March 2018, yet the car was first registered in Dec 2013


    Does anyone have an explanation for this?


    https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk/ NU63 LFN

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    • sevenhills
    • By sevenhills 13th Jun 19, 8:40 PM
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    Or if wasn't tested.
    Originally posted by a.turner

    I know the police can be thin on the ground, but that would require over 50,000 miles covered and not being pulled by the police.

    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 13th Jun 19, 8:50 PM
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    They managed to cover almost 300 miles with an expired MOT. Maybe MOTs are something other people do and not them?

    Or its from Southern Island, either way it seems an after thought on the owners part as the dates still don't match.
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    • a.turner
    • By a.turner 13th Jun 19, 8:53 PM
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    I think many only require a yearly MOT.


    "All hackney carriage and private hire vehicles licensed with Wakefield Council are subject to a compliance test, either annually if the vehicle is under 5 years old or every 6 months thereafter."
    Originally posted by sevenhills
    Not according to your quote.

    The compliance test is instead of an mot.

    I think you're bought an ex mini cab so should be ok as your Uber.
    • a.turner
    • By a.turner 13th Jun 19, 8:55 PM
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    I know the police can be thin on the ground, but that would require over 50,000 miles covered and not being pulled by the police.
    Originally posted by sevenhills
    Why pull it if the drivers done nothing wrong?

    It may have been used in an area that doesn't run the mot database. But it's most likely an ex cab.
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 13th Jun 19, 9:42 PM
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    Well you probably wont be claiming the seller misdescribed it.
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    • a.turner
    • By a.turner 13th Jun 19, 10:20 PM
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    Well you probably wont be claiming the seller misdescribed it.
    Originally posted by forgotmyname
    Not exactly economical for a diesel.
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 14th Jun 19, 1:26 AM
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    The listing was economical though. Barely any information on the car.
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    • sevenhills
    • By sevenhills 14th Jun 19, 12:06 PM
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    Email reply from DVSA


    Thank you for your email dated 12 June 2019, concerning MOT history.

    It appears that the vehicle registration NU63LFN did pass (and fail) an MOT test on the 13 February 2017, but the MOT record is still under a previous (private) registration plate, so the information is not being displayed under the current registration on the MOT history website.

    It is only the DVLA that can update an MOT certificate to the new registration when a vehicle goes through a number plate change, so I have forwarded the MOT details to the appropriate DVLA department and requested them to update the details, so the information on the MOT history website should update in the next few days.

    For info, the failure items on the 13 February 2017 test are as follows:-
    • Registration plate lamp not working [1.1.C.1d] Nearside
    • Registration plate lamp not working [1.1.C.1d] Offside
    • Rear fog lamp not working [1.3.2b] Offside Rear
    • Direction indicator not working [1.4.A.2c] Nearside Rear
    • Direction indicator not working [1.4.A.2c] Offside Rear
    • Hazard warning lamps not flashing in phase, with ignition on [1.4.B.1f]
    • Hazard warning lamps not flashing in phase, with ignition off [1.4.B.1f]
    • Headlamp aim too high [1.8] Nearside
    • Headlamp aim too high [1.8] Offside
    The vehicle then passed later the same day.

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