BMW Service Engineer


If your BMW is over three years old, it now requires an annual MOT inspection. It's a standard inspection of over 150 safety-related and emission systems, including lights, steering, brakes and suspension. And thanks to BMW's engineering standards, passing should be a formality. But there's always a chance that something could have been damaged without you realising it.

BMW servicing

Official MOT Test.

The official MOT test is a useful annual safety check - and your local BMW Centre are the ideal people to take care of the test and any repair work. They have specialised BMW training and only use Genuine BMW Parts to replace like-for-like, if necessary. Once your vehicle has been tested you will receive the official VT20 certificate which is your receipt for the MOT test and shows the information that will be held on the MOT database. If your vehicle should require any recommended additional work this will be listed on the advisory notice of the VT32 document.

If you would like further details about the official MOT test these can be found on the VOSA website:

MOT Protect.

If your BMW´s first MOT is on the horizon, complimentary BMW MOT Protect will help you cruise through it without a care in the world. In the unlikely event that your car does fail its MOT test, you won´t have to lose out as repairs, replacements and labour are covered on a long list of key items from electrical and lighting equipment to steering and suspension. Any issues will be addressed promptly and completely free of charge so you can pass your MOT test with the minimum of fuss. *

If your BMW is approaching its first MOT, book your test with your local BMW Centre to take full advantage of BMW MOT Protect.

* MOT Protect cover will rectify any technical issues described hereafter that cause the vehicle to fail its first MOT which will be due no later than 36 months from the date of first registration.

MOT Protect will cover all items with the exception of the windscreen, wheels, tyres and items replaced as part of routine servicing (e.g. brake disks and pads) modified and/or non BMW components.  The cost of the MOT test, re-test and advisories will not be covered neither will failure as a result of neglect or adjustments and damage resulting from impact or accident, or faulty repair of any item be covered.  Vehicles used for competitions, racing, pace making, or rallies are excluded.

The MOT repair work has to be carried out by a BMW Authorised Dealer / Workshop within 30 days of the MOT inspection failure. The vehicle must have a complete service history according to Manufacturer’s criteria.