September 25, 2017

Let’s talk about Warrant of Fitness. For those of you that have never heard of a Warrant of Fitness or WoF is it is the term used in New Zealand for a regular vehicle check to ensure all road safety standards are met. Depending on the age of your car you must ensure that your Warrant of Fitness is done regularly and this is where the experts at your local experts of Warrant of Fitness in Mt Wellington shop can help.

Owning a vehicle in New Zealand means that a WoF needs to be up to date at all times, it is actually illegal to drive a car with an expired Warrant of Fitness. Ok, so now the age-old question is, how often do you require a WoF? Well, the answer really depends on the age of the car. According to the New Zealand transport agency, a car registered before the date of the 01/01/2000 the car is required to get a renewed Warrant of Fitness every 6 months and those registered after this date every 12 months. Lucky for those with a brand new unregistered car will only require its first WoF after 3 years. For all things, Warrant of Fitness in Mt Wellington ask the experts at Auto Super Shoppe Mt Wellington.

What exactly is checked during a Warrant of Fitness?

Because of our amazing Warrant of Fitness in Mt Wellington, the experts know all the details of what exactly is check, but, for yourself, it is nice to have a simple idea of the main features that are actually checked. Here are just a few:

  • Vehicle Identifier (VIN/chassis number)
  • Vehicle exterior
  • Vehicle Structure
  • Lighting
  • Vision (windscreen etc.)
  • Entrance and exit (door handles etc.)
  • Interior (seatbelts etc.)
  • Brakes
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Tyres, wheels and hubs
  • Exhaust
  • Towing Connections
  • Alternative Fuel
  • Modifications

To find out more information about your local Warrant of Fitness in Mt Wellington then give the team at Auto Super Shoppe Albany a call on 095708959.