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DVLA Vehicle MOT History #1016843
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Just been checking out a vehicle and it appears on the DVLA MOT History that it had two MOTs both passed within 4 months and 700 miles. As below. Any reasons why someone would do that? Lot of accident damage?

Test date: 14 May 2009
Expiry date: 13 May 2010
Test Result: Pass
Odometer reading: 17,120 miles
MOT test number: 3542 1403 9193

Test date: 26 January 2009
Expiry date: 25 January 2010
Test Result: Pass
Odometer reading: 16,440 miles
MOT test number: 1423 0612 9437

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Re: DVLA Vehicle MOT History [Re: fish5133] #1016847
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I can think of a few reasons:

  • New owner
  • Forgetful owner
  • Owner made a modification and wanted to know if it would pass
  • A free MOT with a service deal, or another deal where either an MOT was thrown in or they paid for an MOT and another thing was thrown in (maybe a service, maybe half price tyres, who knows?

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Could be that they we selling it and the purchaser wanted a full mot.

Re: DVLA Vehicle MOT History [Re: fish5133] #1017040
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I'd agree. Many places supply a full MOT from date of purchase, regardless of whether it has a week or 11 months still on it.

It gives the customer a little peace of mind that its been checked pretty close to the day they take it away.


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