Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2004
45.3% pass rate
from 12,179 tests in 2020
(9.4% worse than other 2004 vans)
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 Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Stop lamp (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (46% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp levelling device (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0082% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (21% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (21% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators (48% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.082% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment (14% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.066% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.090% fail on Hazard warning (86% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Switch (86% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.066% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors (91% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.0082% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0082% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 28% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 16% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (53% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (45% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (46% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Suspension arm (78% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (62% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Leaf springs (49% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.11% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.033% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.016% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.074% fail on Coil springs (97% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Coil spring (98% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0082% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.0082% fail on Torsion bar
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component (30% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames (42% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (62% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.082% fail on Macpherson strut (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.016% fail on Axles (86% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Axle
  • 22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Transmission (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 9.3% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Drive shaft (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts (67% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Joints
      • 0.0082% fail on Belts
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust system (90% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (81% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (81% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.8% fail on Chassis (19% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis condition (20% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.5% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's seat (54% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Bracket (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Body (27% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
      • 0.033% fail on Body condition
      • 0.025% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system (30% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.099% fail on Hose
      • 0.090% fail on Tank (52% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.074% fail on System
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (69% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Other passenger's door (75% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Door condition (74% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Driver's door (63% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.033% fail on Hinge
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (86% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
      • 0.074% fail on Front passenger's door (66% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition (68% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.0082% fail on Pillar
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar (51% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Vehicle structure (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.057% fail on Cabs (78% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Prescribed areas (71% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Carrier (66% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0082% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.049% fail on Floor (63% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Loading door
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (63% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (71% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (50% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (45% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (44% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.0082% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (29% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake performance not tested (53% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (54% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0082% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums (35% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Brake discs (34% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.0082% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (81% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.099% fail on Cable (80% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0082% fail on Pivot
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (52% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Pedal (74% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.98% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (33% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Anti-lock braking system (31% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability control (76% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Load sensing valves (41% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.025% fail on Servos
      • 0.025% fail on Valves
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses (54% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.057% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (84% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Servos
      • 0.0082% fail on Operation
      • 0.0082% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.033% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (88% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.0082% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.0082% fail on Other braking system component
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Washers (16% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Condition of glass (41% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Windscreen (41% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Window
    • 0.62% fail on View to rear
      • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.025% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.30% fail on Bonnet (60% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements (84% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.0082% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0082% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (14% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition (22% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (74% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.033% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.0082% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 0.52% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.033% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components (55% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (53% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0082% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Pipes and hoses (61% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Pump
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (49% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
    • 0.099% fail on Steering play (68% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.033% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.016% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0082% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0082% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.090% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.090% fail on Speedometer