Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1986
62.2% pass rate
from 111 tests in 2020
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 1986 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 6.3% fail on Battery(ies) (6 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Electrical wiring (8 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Horn
    • 7.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 7.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.90% fail on Switch
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.90% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.90% fail on Switch
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.90% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 1986 vans)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake linings (17 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.90% fail on Cable
    • 0.90% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.90% fail on Servos
    • 0.90% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 7.2% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Leaf springs (6 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 0.90% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
      • 0.90% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.90% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.7% fail on Axles (17 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on King pins (17 times worse than other 1986 vans)
    • 0.90% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.90% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Chassis
      • 3.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Prop shafts (11 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Prop shaft (12 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 0.90% fail on Joints
    • 2.7% fail on Body
      • 1.8% fail on Panel
      • 0.90% fail on Body condition
      • 0.90% fail on Other body component
    • 2.7% fail on Floor (5 times worse than other 1986 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on Pipe
      • 0.90% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 0.90% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.90% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 6.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 1986 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Requirements
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.90% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.90% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.90% fail on Steering play
      • 0.90% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.90% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.90% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.90% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates