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Will it pass its MOT??


Joeman
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My old dog wagon (an old W-Reg, VW Passat Estate) is due for an MOT.


The hydraulic bonnet lifter broke sometime back in the summer, about the same time the backbox fell off, so i removed the lifter and have been using my head, or a bit of wood, or whatever i can find close to hand to keep it propped open on the rare occasion i decided to open the bonnet.


Question is, will it pass the MOT without any form of device to hold the bonnet open??

The only thing i could find was this:

http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m4s08000401.htm


so i reckon it will pass... what you guys and gals think? any reason they can fail me on a missing bonnet prop??

The MOT costs 30quid, and a new bonnet prop will cost about 15quid from ebay.. if it passes i'll treat the old gal to a new bonnet prop 8-)

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Should pass fine


Stick it in first as it may fail on other shit and you may end up scrapping it thus saving 15 quid for the prop

 

yep, thats my plan... its only worth a few hundred quid, so 15quid is quite an investment!

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aslong as you replaced the back box so it passes the emissions then it should be fine


bonnet lifters dont even get checked so youll be fine

 

Yep, I did the backbox Thursday evening in the dark and 1.5degrees outside temperature...

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