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Cracked grille an issue for the NCT?

Can a crack on the front grille of a car cause it to fail an NCT?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Conor Byrne (Sligo ) - Thu, 30 Jan 2020 20:08


Will my Kangoo pass its NCT?

Will my 2005 Renault Kangoo 1.5 dCi pass the NCT with the glow plug warning light illuminated? It is not the engine management light as that has a separate light that is not illuminated, only the glow plug light is always illuminated while the car is running.

Thanks

Filed under NCT - Asked by Jacob Wilton (Sligo) - Sat, 09 Nov 2019 18:06


Are glow plugs part of the NCT?

The glow plugs in my car need to be changed. Must I do this before NCT test?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Martin Scullion (Dublin) - Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:04


Can a sunstrip pass an NCT?

My car has a sunstrip on the windscreen that was an NCT fail. The fail sheet said obstruction inside wiped area, so if I put on wipers that wipe up to just under the sunstrip will it still pass?

Filed under NCT - Asked by John D (Tipperary) - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 03:06


Can I bring my wife's car for an NCT?

Car booked in for first NCT on 26 July in Cahir. Registration book in my late wife's name. Is this ok or do I need to re-register prior to NCT? If so do I need to cancel my NCT date, re-register and re-book?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Michael Ruth (Clonmel) - Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:23


Do my interior indicator lights fail the NCT?

My indicator light is working on outside of the car, but not on dashboard; will this fail the NCT?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Marie Okeeffe (Limerick ) - Wed, 19 Jun 2019 21:10


Can I get a refund on my NCT?

Hi!

My car has one year on its NCT, but is not damaged and will be scrapped. Can I transfer the NCT or get money back? It's a 2003 Citroen Xsara 1.4.

Thanks a lot in a advance!

Regards, Sasa

Filed under NCT - Asked by Sasa Kadragic (Clonsilla) - Fri, 25 Jan 2019 11:59


My NCT disc has not arrived - what to do?

I bought a car from a garage and they say it has a one-year NCT on it, though they had to register the new number plate from UK to an Irish one and told me the NCT disc would be sent to me. I have taxed and insured the car, but no NCT disc has arrived; what should I do?

Filed under NCT - Asked by David Allen (Cork) - Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:04


Will my Avensis pass its NCT like this?

Will my 2001 Toyota Avensis 1.6 pass its NCT with a light which looks like an engine illuminated in the dashboard?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Pat Nugent (Naas) - Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:27


Do I need documents for the NCT?

Is it necessary to have registration documents when presenting the car for test?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Richard Doyle (Wexford) - Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:52


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