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Why We’re Unique

When David A Black Motor Engineers was founded in 1977, we set out to provide the finest auto servicing shop in the Methil area. We stay at the forefront of the latest technology while retaining our knowledge of older classic cars. Whether your vehicle is old or new, we have the finest mechanics standing by to fix any problem you may have.

We understand how important your car is to you. We’ve built an unparalleled foundation of knowledge.  Our craft is our pride. Leave your car with pros who really care.

         ENGINE DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

 

Modern vehicles are highly complex machines that utilize on board computers to monitor engine performance and exhaust emissions. When a fault develops, the computer (ECU) logs a fault code and communicates the error to the driver via a dashboard warning light. If you have an illuminated warning light or believe your car isn't running as smoothly as usual, a diagnostic check is highly recommended. We use sophisticated diagnostic tools to access the onboard computers and pinpoint the issue your vehicle is suffering from so the relevant fault can be rectified, returning your car back to full performance.

Our advanced diagnostic service uses specialist technology from the worlds leading vehicle diagnostic brands. These tools enable us to provide a dealer level diagnostic service

          CAR MOT
 

Why do I need an MOT?

If your vehicle is 3 years or older you are required by law to have an annual safety check, the ministry of transport test, commonly known as the MOT Test. The purpose of the MOT test is to ensure the vehicle meets the minimum safety level required by law.

During the MOT test the nominated tester, a person authorised by the government body called VOSA (Vehicle and Operator Services Agency) will conduct an inspection and a comprehensive series of checks around the vehicle, including the interior, exterior, under the bonnet and under the vehicle. The result of each check is recorded- if the vehicle passes a VT20 ‘pass’ certificate is issued. If the vehicle fails to meet the required standard a VT30 ‘failure’ document is issued.

Items that are not quite a failure, but worthy of a mention to you so you can keep an eye on them are drawn to your attention as ‘advisory’ items.
It is your responsibility to ensure your vehicle is examined every 12 months. Without a current MOT certificate, you will be unable to drive your vehicle lawfully or renew your road fund license.

Recent computerisation of the MOT testing system by VOSA means police and mobile camera units can now check remotely to see if your vehicle has a current MOT.
The penalty for not having an up to date MOT certificate could be a fine. Also if the vehicle is involved in an accident you may be asked to produce your MOT certificate. An insurance claim could be affected by the absence of your MOT, especially in the case of injury.
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          WHEELS & SUSPENSION
 

Any Suspension problems with those annoying knocks bangs and squeaks? 

Shock Absorbers springs to full subframe replacement, its in good hands with our Mechanics. Tyres fitted and balanced Wheel refurbs all taken care of.