MOT special notice 02-19: diesel smoke emissions, security, and missing heat shields

Retesting a vehicle that failed the emissions test against the plate value, keeping MOT testing service information secure, and missing heat shields.



This special notice tells you about:

  • retesting a vehicle that failed for smoke emissions exceeding the manufacturer’s specified limit using the vehicle plate value
  • retesting if the plate is defaced or removed when the vehicle is brought back to be retested
  • keeping your MOT testing service login details secure
  • failing a vehicle with missing heat shields

Special notices contain changes to the MOT scheme that are not yet in the MOT testing guide and inspection manuals.

Published 15 April 2019