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    'Took the car for an MOT. Citroen are offering Free MOTs for Citroens. Despite the fact that I checked the car over a few hours before a had a phone call saying it need a new number plate illuminator bulb. (Yes the old MOT bulb scam; you can Google the same). £19.00 for a bulb and “fitting” for an item that can be bought 5 for £1 and GSF parts.

    On the other hand £19.00 for an MOT is not bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    ..... Citroen ......
    Tells me all I need to know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    (Yes the old MOT bulb scam; you can Google the same).
    Intriguingly, your post is the first hit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moscow Mule View Post
    Intriguingly, your post is the first hit.
    It is as well Must be true then.

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    Franchised car dealers are rip off merchants of the highest order.

    My local VW dealers workshop hourly rates are over £100 but who do they get to service your car - a 17 year old apprentice on NMW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    On the other hand £19.00 for an MOT is not bad.
    I got "scammed" for headlight adjustments on my old Saab 900.

    £12.00 for passing the MoT test was a result, in my opinion. On a Saturday afternoon too
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    A lot of people get hit with the reversing light scam too. The reversing lights are not part of a MOT.

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    Mrs PRC was made to cough up for adjusting the power on the washer sprayers.

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