Prepare my motorcycle properly for technical inspection
How to pass the technical control over my motorcycle high?
We will synthesize and condense information from the motorcycle technical control so that you can anticipate And inspect yourself The different control points.
This document is mainly based on what you learn at Motorcycle licence. We have adapted it with more details in order to present you calmly at the CT motorcycle.
From the me of April 2024 Technical control will be compulsory for category L vehicles.
This includes :
Campectors (small displacements): scooters, mopeds, etc.
Tricycles: Trike, Can-am Ryker
Cars without a license
When should I go through my vehicle to technical control?
Beware of your anniversary date, the table below gives you the general limits. To precisely determine the deadline for passing the CT here is all the official information> here <
If my vehicle resale, the CT must have less than 6 months if my vehicle is over 5 years old
Important : If your motorcycle is collection or you can pass it in collection (mention on the gray card in Z1) There is no information about you. We will keep you informed as quickly as possible. A blog article will surely be devoted to your case!
Trick: You can circulate in black plate Class!
What are the points to control before going to technical control?
We are going to focus on important points For motorcycles only .
These points may also be used for controls of Quad And Tricycle.
1-make your levels:
Make your levels (engine, gearbox, engine coolant, transmission). If your levels are too low, the controller can refuse to pass your two wheels to Ct (How is it going if he breaks a few things? Tell us in the comments!)
It would be a shame not to be able to start your motorcycle on the day of the technical control. Also check that it is well -fixed (She must not walk).
You can also put it on a charge maintenance during the winter. You can also test its capacity thanks to a voltmeter. You must have more than 12vies. And when you start your motorcycle the alternator must load at more than 13vies.
Compulsory presence, fixing by pop rivets of the color of the plate of the plate, angle/inclination respected (max 30 ° perpendicular to the ground) as well as the Regulated dimension : 21x13cm.
It is easy to find the technical documents of your motorcycle on the internet. You can therefore extract the minimum data required to determine the good condition of your brake pad. A visual control Also allows you to see their states at a glance.
For ditto discs only for platelets. Check mainly that they are well fixed and are not cracked.
Control the presence of leaks Around the engine. This can also come from the cooling circuit if you have equipped it.
Be careful when you have a hoofThe leak does not detect on the ground! Inspect with a lamp to give visibility to the less visible parts.
If you have a chain, a simple method makes it possible to determine the wear of it. Shoot on chain in the alignment of the oscillating arm. If you see more than half a tooth then your chain kit is to be replaced.
You can also put your motorcycle on a rear wheel lift and hand your hand your hand rear wheel. If your wheel does not turn freely, you may have a hard point. These are two links seized with each other. Replace your chain if necessary.
For the belts check that it is not cracked and that it does not get into.
For cardan transmissions check if:
Presence of leakage
Verification of the general condition (presence of rust or twisted element).
THE steering column game must be checked. If this one is too important you risk the counter visit.
To do this to lift the front of the motorcycle so that the front wheel does not touch the ground. Take your front wheel firmly and make a back and forth movement. You should not feel any snap.
Check your pressure. The recommended pressure is noted in the user manual of your motorcycle. If you no longer have it you will easily find it on the internet. You can also refer to the values provided not the manufacturer of tire.
Check the wear thanks to the witnesses present in the grooves (sculpture) of the tires.