Warrant of Fitness

The WOF inspection is a crucial aspect of vehicle safety in New Zealand, helping to ensure that all vehicles on the road are safe and roadworthy.

It is important to keep your vehicle well-maintained and ensure that it is up-to-date with its WOF inspections to help keep yourself and others safe on the road.

More info about WOFs

In New Zealand, all vehicles must undergo a regular Warrant of Fitness inspection to ensure that they are safe and roadworthy. A W.O.F. is a comprehensive inspection that is conducted by a qualified inspector to check that a vehicle meets the minimum safety standards set by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).

It is important to note that the W.O.F. inspection is not a substitute for regular maintenance and servicing, and drivers should still ensure that their vehicles are well-maintained and in good condition between inspections.

During a W.O.F. inspection, Auto Super Shoppes qualified inspectors will check a range of components on the vehicle, including the brakes, steering, suspension, lights, tyres, and seatbelts. They will also check for any signs of rust, corrosion, or other structural damage that could compromise the safety of the vehicle.

If the vehicle passes the W.O.F. inspection, it will be issued with a W.O.F. certificate, which is valid for either six or twelve months depending on the age of the vehicle. If your vehicle fails the inspection, you will be given a list of necessary repairs or replacements along with a competitive estimate for repairs that must be made before a new warrant of fitness can be issued.

VTNZ Certified Repairers:

VTNZ, a highly trusted Kiwi brand in vehicle compliance, have chosen Auto Super Shoppes to partner with in their Certified Repairer program. 

Many of our Auto Super Shoppes offer WOF inspections that are performed by an independent VTNZ inspector within their workshop.  The VTNZ certified Repairer program means you can get an impartial warrant of fitness inspection at the same time as a service and have the assurance that any recommended repairs are necessary. One of our trusted mechanics can often do the repair or service while your car is at the workshop.  

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