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Can I fail MOT on broken fog light?

Discussion in 'Engine, Gearbox, Exhausts & Running Gear' started by JonJon, Jan 3, 2006.

  1. JonJon

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    Got my first MOT test since owning my car this thursday. I have one fog light out on my 02 ph2 172. Is this a failure? And has anyone got a checklist or website I can visit to see what I need in working order to pass or fail? thanks in advanced guys.
     
  2. V1NNY

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    Should fail i think, if the otherside is working and one isnt
     
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    Not sure if they're tested to be honest as they aren't mandatory, just extras?
     
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    davebem ClioSport Club Member

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    You only have 1 fog at the back btw but if its the front you could alwya just take the unit out!
     
  7. donsrno1

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    Neither of my foglights work and mine wasn't a fail. TBH I wouldn't expect it to be a fail but I don't know that with any certainty - no doubt someone will come along and tell you.
     
  8. Da

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    front fogs are an optional extra, whereas the rear has to have one by law. I don't believe the front ones will even be tested.
     
  9. JonJon

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    Cool, thanks for all your feedback. Sorry about the late reply but I went straight to bed after posting this. Those websites are really helpful though :smile:
     
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    foglights arnt compulsary, not all cars have them, so they cant fail you if you have them and they dont work.
     
  12. Gareth

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    front fogs are not tested.
     
  13. Leeshez

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    If it is not working it will fail. If any bulb is not working it will fail, or advise you to change it.
     
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    Leeshez ClioSport Club Member

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    Sorry rear fogs that is. My front fogs did not work on the corsa and it passed.
     
  15. ViolentJ

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    think all cars legally have to have at least one rear fog? If 2 are fitted they both have to work. I may be wrong but I'm sure this is the case.
     

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