Pre and Post NCT Checks

Pre and Post NCT Checks

Is your car due for an NCT and you’re worried it won’t pass? Heard a few strange noises or fear you’ll need a few repairs? We all experience that heart-stopping moment as we wait to see if our vehicles are up to scratch, and with 50% of cars FAILING their first NCT test, it is no surprise that drivers want to do everything they can to pass.

Pre NCT costs €45.00

1 hour approx with full detailed report.

PRE AND POST NCT CHECKS​

Why choose Sweeney's Garage?

The good news is there is a way to improve your chances, and that is by booking a Pre and Post NCT Checks at Sweeney’s. This includes an in-depth vehicle and full underbody check, focussing particularly on the most common NCT failures. This can save you the stress and costs of failing and rebooking the NCT, or risking fines, penalty points and higher insurance premiums for driving without a valid NCT certificate. It also allows you to get these problems fixed promptly and properly with a no-obligation quote. For just €45, you can get a Pre and Post NCT Checks near you with expert mechanics at a garage with more than 20 years of experience.

Here at Sweeney’s, we offer a range of services to help make sure your car is ready for the NCT. Take advantage of our free 10 point check which includes a quick check of all lights, tyres, your handbrake, suspension, battery and more. We also offer free car collections within 2km, no-obligation quotes and all our employees are experts in servicing cars of any age, make, model or engine.

For a more comprehensive check, we recommend our full pre-NCT service. This involves a more in-depth inspection and a full underbody check for your peace of mind. Our expert mechanics will do everything they can to ensure your car is ready to pass the NCT the first time round and will provide a no-obligation quote for any necessary repairs. This is the most affordable and convenient way for you to avoid failing your NCT and all the costs that come with it, so save yourself the precious time and money by booking a pre-test service with Sweeney’s Garage.

Book a Pre and Post NCT Checks

Let Sweeney’s take the stress out of your NCT pre-test. Enquire now to set up an appointment for your pre-test or find out more about our services. Visit one of our garages or give us a call to arrange an appointment, or let us come to you with our free collection service.

NCT Checklist

    1. Your car has adequate oil and water.
    2. The boot is empty and your vehicle is clear of all valuables and personal
      belongings.
    3. The vehicle is reasonably clean (especially the underbody).
    4. The wheel hubcaps are removed (only in the case where wheel nuts are
      not visible) and the tyres are inflated to the correct pressure.
    5. The engine is in a fit state to be tested e.g. cam belt/timing belt. You
      may be asked to sign a disclaimer at the test centre.
    6. All seat belts and clips are fully visible (including rear).
    7. We also recommend that you have your lights checked and set prior to
      the NCT.
    8. Your Vehicle Registration Book, Registration Certificate or Licensing
      Certificate is with you when you arrive at the test centre.
    9. You bring identification (driving licence) with you on the day of the test.
      The person who brings the car for inspection brings their identification
      with them (driving licence) as failure to provide the required
      identification will result in the vehicle not being issued an NCT certificate
      at the time of testing
    10. You have your test fee of €55.00, plus any cancellation fee (if applicable)
      payable by cash, laser card and all major credit cards (excluding American
      Express).
    11. Your vehicle is at a normal operating temperature prior to arriving at the
      test centre for inspection
    12. Your registration plates comply with current regulations

Your car has adequate oil and water

The boot is empty and your vehicle is clear of all valuables and personal
belongings.

 The vehicle is reasonably clean (especially the underbody).

The wheel hubcaps are removed (only in the case where wheel nuts are
not visible) and the tyres are inflated to the correct pressure.

The engine is in a fit state to be tested e.g. cam belt / timing belt. You
may be asked to sign a disclaimer at the test centre.

All seat belts and clips are fully visible (including rear).

Lights checked and set prior to
the NCT.

NCT Test Centres