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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?


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

Will a Golf diesel with no DPF pass the NCT?

Will a Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI diesel pass the NCT test if the DPF has been removed?

Filed under NCT - Asked by George Irwin (Newtownards) - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:41

Will my Merc fail its NCT due to glow plugs?

The glow plugs on my diesel Mercedes are poor and it will not start easy when it's hot; with an NCT due in a month's time I worry it may fail due to the heat plugs. Will it?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Adrian Scanlon (Listowel) - Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:28

How best to put my Avensis through NCT?

I had my car serviced in November with four new tyres and is now due for NCT in April, it is a 1999 Toyota Avensis. Should I just do the test and fix anything that fails if it fails? Car is serviced every year.

Filed under NCT - Asked by Ronan Ballantine (Sligo) - Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:52

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