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Globe Motors Blackburn MOT & Service Centre

MOT & Service Centre

Globe Motors Blackburn offers a Service Centre for future servicing and repairs for existing and non-existing customers.

Keeping your vehicle's service history maintained is very important since a full service history may influence its resale value. It is advised to service your vehicle every 6 months or 6,000 miles, whichever is sooner.

The Globe MOT Centre and Garage provides full vehicle servicing and body repair facilities at competitive rates. We offer a full range of services in our purpose built on-site workshops.

MOT Test Blackburn with Darwen Lancashire

The Globe MOT Centre and Garage can help you prepare your car for its MOT test. We provide a comprehensive pre-MOT check prior to performing the full MOT. If any work is required, Globe can do that too. We'll provide an estimate prior to any work commencing to make sure you’re happy before we proceed - so for peace of mind call us today.

MOT Test Check List

Under the VOSA requirements, a MOT test will check the following components before issuing a MOT certificate.

We will test:

  • Vehicle Identification Number
  • Registration Plates
  • Lights
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Wipers and washer bottle
  • Windscreen
  • Horn
  • Seatbelts
  • Seats
  • Fuel System
  • Emissions
  • Bodywork
  • Doors
  • Mirrors
  • Wheels and Tyres
  • Brakes

The MOT test checks the Vehicle Identification Number commonly referred to as the VIN is legibly displayed on the vehicle.

Registration Plate

The MOT tester will check the condition, security, legibility and the format of letters and numbers on your registration plate.


The MOT test checks the condition, operation, security and colour of your vehicles lights. The test will also check to see if the headlamp aim is correct.

Steering and Suspension

The MOT tester will also check the steering and suspension components for correct condition and that the operation is correct.

Wipers and Washer Bottle

During the MOT test will check your vehicles wipers and washers ensuring they operate properly and give the driver a clear view of the road.


The nominated tester will check the windscreen condition and drivers view of the road and that there are no chips or cracks affecting the drivers line of sight.


The MOT test will cover the horns operation for effectiveness and that the type is correct.


All seatbelts including those in the rear of the vehicle are checked for type, condition, correct operation, security and that all compulsory seatbelts are in place.


Your vehicles front seats are checked for security during the MOT test.

Fuel System

The fuel system is checked during the MOT test for leaks and that the fuel cap fastens and seals securely.


The MOT test covers your exhaust emissions, ensuring the vehicle is within the specified guidelines and that the exhaust is complete, secure, without serious leaks and silences effectively.


Vehicle structure and body shell are checked during the MOT test for excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas of the vehicle. Any sharp edge can result in MOT failure.


The mirrors on your vehicle are checked during the MOT test for condition and security.


The MOT tester will check that the doors open and close correctly and close correctly and that the latch is secure in a closed position. Front doors should open from both inside and outside of the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items like rear seatbelts.

Wheels and Tyres

The nominated MOT tester will check the vehicle's wheels and tyres for a number of key points: the condition, security, tyre size and type and tread depth.


The MOT tests the efficiency of the vehicle's braking performance, condition and operation. Most vehicles are tested on a rolling road brake tester.


Is your car running badly, consuming too much petrol etc., we have the latest diagnostic equipment to find out quickly what your car needs to rectify the problem - why not book in today.

Our Services Include:

  • Antifreeze
  • Brake Servicing
  • Clutch problems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Petrol Engines
  • Diesel Engines
  • Electrical & Diagnostic
  • Engine Service General
  • Air Conditioning Service and repair
  • Tyres and Exhausts

We have competitive rates on branded products!

Full Range of Parts and Accessories

We can supply all major replacement parts for any vehicle. Call or e-mail for details.

MOT & Service Centre Opening Times

Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm | Saturday: 8am - 1pm

Dont wait, book your appointment now! Call us now to book your Servicing and MOT | 01254 691 818