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Free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas. No sharp edges.

Vehicle structure

The vehicles body and frame will be inspected for security and condition. The MOT inspector will examine the external bodywork and under body/engine bay for signs of corrosion or damage. Bodywork damage may cause a vehicle to fail it's mot if there are sharp edges. Any corrosion will be inspected in detail. The MOT inspector will use a small hammer like tool to establish the severity of any corrosion or rust. You are not allowed to have excessive corrosion within 12 inches of a structural component of the vehicles frame.

Also see: Bodywork maintenance

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