Ford Ranger MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.6% pass rate
from 3,956 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Ranger is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 10% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp levelling device (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.025% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.23% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (27% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (27% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (61% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (41% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.46% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Horn (84% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.23% fail on Hazard warning (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Switch (65% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.051% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 12% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shaft
      • 2.1% fail on Prop shafts (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.076% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.025% fail on Bearing housing
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.076% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 0.63% fail on Panel
      • 0.40% fail on Other body component
      • 0.15% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.051% fail on Body condition
    • 0.83% fail on Bumpers (66% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.051% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (80% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on System
    • 0.58% fail on Towbar (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.28% fail on Other towbar components (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Cabs
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.15% fail on Carrier
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
      • 0.10% fail on Other passenger's door (72% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition (78% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
      • 0.051% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Floor
    • 0.076% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.051% fail on Other tailgate component (9 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Loading door
    • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Bracket
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.025% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (66% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (81% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.40% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.051% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 2.7% fail on Load sensing valves (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (57% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Cable
    • 0.46% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.20% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.076% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.051% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Other components
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
      • 0.051% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (64% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.025% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses (73% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.025% fail on Lever
  • 14% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes (58% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.2% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Leaf spring (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Anchor pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.076% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.051% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.025% fail on Spring saddle
      • 0.48% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (55% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage ball joints (98% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (53% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (61% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.051% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.025% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension rod
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (31% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (24% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (35% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (71% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.051% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (39% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (31% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition (86% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks (85% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks (88% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.10% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.051% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.051% fail on Pump
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering box (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear (85% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering box (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
    • 0.33% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment (83% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.051% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.051% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.025% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.025% fail on Belt(s)/padding