exhaust

MOT checks for motorcycle fuel and exhaust systems are divided into just two sections. Please click one of the links below to skip to the section of interest.

exhaust system :: fuel system

Exhaust System

  • Your bikes exhaust system must be complete and in a good state of repair
  • All mounts must be present, unbroken and fully support the system

Reasons for your motorcycle exhaust system failing it’s motorcycle MOT

  • The silencer is marked ‘NOT FOR ROAD USE’
  • The silencer is marked ‘TRACK USE ONLY’
  • The exhaust is, in the motorcycle MOT test technicians’s opinion, significantly louder than the standard

Fuel System

  • Your bike’s entire fuel system must be secure and free from leaks
  • All mounts must be present, unbroken and fully support the system
  • The fuel tank cap must be present and fasten securely
  • Other reasons for your motorcycle’s fuel system failing it’s motorcycle MOT

    • Deteriorated or missing sealing washer on the fuel tank cap
    • A leaking fuel tank cap
    • Any fuel leak which occurs under normal operating conditions of the motorcycle