Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 19:23:45 +0200
From: "Richard" <rootnospamlhost>
Subject: Re: spinning shift knob 93 9000 CSET

"yaofeng" <> wrote in message > On Jun 26, 10:28 am, still me <> wrote: >> On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 11:28:45 -0700, yaofeng <> >> wrote: >> >> >> >> >You poor guys. The MOT Czar is really picky. In my State, I can have >> >a blinking SRS, check engine light, ABS on and still pass inspection. >> >> Sounds like it's just "collecting a fee" then instead of inspecting >> :-) > > It is also free I forgot to mention. Or rather we paid through the > State income tax or insurance or gas tax. I rather like the no > nonsense approach to car inspection. They looked at the safety > related items only. Let's see if the check engine light causes your > car to break down, it won't run. ABS light? Plenty many cars on the > road still do not have ABS so why pick on it when it is not working. > The regular brake still works. SRS light? Seat belt alone is > sufficient. Plus many cars still do not have airbags. > It is probably because all cars have a sort of "type / model" approval when their initial safety tests. The MOT just means: "It is still as safe as with the original test"... Richard.

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