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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1991
54.5% pass rate
from 571 tests in 2017
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 1991 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Battery (130% worse than other 1991 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Switch
        • 0.18% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 1991 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.18% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.88% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.88% fail on Horn (66% better than other 1991 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (76% worse than other 1991 vans)
      • 11% fail on Spring mounting (150% worse than other 1991 vans)
      • 7.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Front
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
      • 0.53% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.53% fail on Securing bolts (4 times worse than other 1991 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 1991 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on King pins (2 times worse than other 1991 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Axle beam
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.35% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 1991 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake performance (57% worse than other 1991 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% better than other 1991 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Components (48% better than other 1991 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Valves
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (60% better than other 1991 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.35% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.53% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Servos
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% worse than other 1991 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Body condition (57% worse than other 1991 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Vehicle structure (100% worse than other 1991 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 1991 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 0.88% fail on Drivers
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.18% fail on Body security
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.88% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Tank
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
    • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.88% fail on Free play
        • 0.53% fail on Steering box
        • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.35% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.35% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.18% fail on Steering box
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
        • 0.18% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.35% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering column
      • 0.18% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.18% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.53% fail on Towbars
    • 0.35% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.18% fail on Towbar
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment