Warrant of Fitness Repairs

WOF Repairs for all cars, utes and light motor vehicles available Monday to Friday at our Frankton workshop.

Locally NZ owned and operated since 1990, Affordable Auto Services excels in friendly service and quality repair.

Affordable Auto Services employs advanced level diagnostic equipment and MTA certified technicians to properly diagnose and repair your petrol, diesel or hybrid vehicle for the public and fleet owners.

Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repairs and Servicing on all vehicles including cars, vans and SUV’s.

Affordable Auto Services Workshop

Affordable Auto Services provide expert Warrant of Fitness repairs at fair prices.
Ensure you book your vehicle in for repairs for completion within 28 days from your initial WOF inspection or you will need to pay a new WOF inspection fee.

Please note you are not allowed to drive your vehicle on the road if it fails its WOF unless it’s being driven to get repairs or to obtain a new WOF...
– So make sure you book in ASAP for your WOF repairs.

Book your vehicle in for WOF Repairs
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Affordable Auto Services is your total car care centre with:

  • Quality Facilities and Service Bays with modern lifts
  • MTA Master Technicians
  • Computerised Diagnostics
  • Free local shuttle service to your home or workplace (subject to availability and location)
  • Free courtesy cars (booking required)
  • WINZ quotes available

Why Choose Us?

  • We are committed to serving you, our customer, with professional service at a reasonable cost.
  • Our technicians and service consultants are MTA certified and have combined over 100 years of experience.
  • Affordable Auto Services offers secure indoor overnight parking.
  • Our Code of Ethics prohibits selling you unnecessary repairs.


Common Questions about Warrant of Fitness and WOF Repairs

If your vehicle fails a WOF inspection you have 28 days to complete the repairs and return the vehicle for a re-check. After that, the inspection needs to be done again and you will need to pay for another WOF inspection.

You are not permitted to keep using the car during this 28 day period, other than to take it to a place of repair or to the WOF station for a re-check – and only it's safe to do so.

The 28 days do NOT allow a person to continue using the vehicle for a purpose other than for bringing the vehicle into compliance. Where a vehicle still has a current WOF/COF when it is failed, it must be brought up to compliance before it can again be operated for other purposes.

It's illegal to drive your car without a valid WOF, or a valid WOF sticker displayed. If you're caught using a vehicle without a current WOF, you will have to pay an infringement fee of $200, unless you're driving the vehicle (if it is safe to do so) to get it repaired, or to get a WOF inspection done.

Your vehicle must have a current warrant of fitness (WOF) or certificate of fitness (COF) before you can get a licence or use the vehicle on the road - unless your vehicle is exempt from continuous vehicle licensing or doesn't require a WOF or COF for road use (mopeds etc).

If you're not going to use your vehicle on the road for at least three months, you can apply for a temporary exemption from the requirement to continually license your vehicle (vehicle registration).

You can choose where to take your vehicle for repairs, however, if you take your vehicle back to the original WoF inspector, the WOF re-inspection will be free - so long as it's within 28 days of the initial inspection. Otherwise, you can choose to get a WOF re-inspection done elsewhere.

The vehicle must be safe to be operated. Therefore, if the engine management light is on or the vehicle is not fit for purpose then it will fail the WOF test.

It is not a legal requirement for a motor vehicle to have a spare wheel/tyre. However, if one is fitted, it must be securely attached by a device which is in good condition or stored in a closed compartment separate from the occupant space. This is checked at the time of a WOF inspection.

WOF Repairs & Services Aavilable

  • Mechanical Repairs & Servicing
  • Suspension, Shocks & Steering Repairs
  • Brakes Servicing & Brake Repairs
  • Electrical and Lighting Repairs
  • Exhaust Related Repairs
  • Rust Repairs

If your vehicle failed its Warrant of Fitness, and you need repairs contact Affordable Auto Services today!

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"I have nothing but great things to say about my experience with Mike and the guys at Affordable Autos, and cannot recommend them enough. They are as straightforward, transparent and honest as they come. I have been bringing my car to Mike for some time, and each experience is better than the last."


"Thanks for doing a great job for me Saturday afternoon. Did a WOF and my car needed a headlight and a battery. Sorted straight away!!"


"Most helpful guys and fitted me in for a WOF even though they were busy... will definitely be back."

Need a WOF?

Contact us today through phone or email to book your vehicle in.