Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1986
61.4% pass rate
from 127 tests in 2017
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.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1986 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.9% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Tell tale
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.79% fail on Lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Switch
    • 0.79% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.79% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 1986 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.79% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.79% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.79% fail on Components
        • 0.79% fail on Servos
    • 0.79% fail on Restricted movement
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 10% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1986 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.79% fail on Front
      • 0.79% fail on Rear
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Axles
      • 0.79% fail on King pins
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 15% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Glazing
      • 0.79% fail on Windows
    • 0.79% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.79% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.7% fail on Body condition
    • 3.9% fail on Seats
      • 3.9% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1986 vans)
    • 0.79% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.79% fail on Body security
    • 0.79% fail on Spare wheel
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.79% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.79% fail on Steering control
      • 0.79% fail on Steering column
    • 0.79% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.79% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Cap
      • 0.79% fail on System
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.79% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.79% fail on Attachment