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  • Is a cracked headlight an MOT failure?
  • Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    As I could do without the expense of buying a new one.

    Still works fine and not water is getting in.

    Ta!

    carbon337
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    I think so I had smashed fog light and got failed for that.

    WTF
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    Yes it is.
    Ebay or local scrappy for replacement.

    Premier Icon wwaswas
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    funnily enough one of my front foglights is completely smashed and it's got through 2 MOT's like that.

    I think front fogs aren't part of the tests (rear one is)

    Waderider
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    Link for all things MOT.

    theflatboy
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    yeah, not because of the lighting aspect but because of the dangerous sharp bits on the car aspect.

    Haze
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    Mine got through loads with a cracked headlight, finally had to get it changed on the last one as it had began letting water in.

    I used the same garage everytime (if that's relevant?)

    hora
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    Ebay

    I don't think so as long as it doesn't affect the beam pattern.
    Drive to the garage where you are going to get it tested and ask the examiner to have a quick look.

    solamanda
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    No, as long as it doesn't effect the beam pattern.

    I've mot'ed a few vehicles fine with cracked lenses. If in doubt use some thin black tape over the crack to stop it deflecting the light.

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