Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1992
56.0% pass rate
from 573 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 1992 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (96% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.35% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.35% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.17% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.35% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (150% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.35% fail on Axles
      • 0.35% fail on King pins
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 1992 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 4.2% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
      • 0.35% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (52% better than other 1992 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 1992 vans)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 1992 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.52% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.17% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.0% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 7.0% fail on Chassis condition (130% worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission (60% better than other 1992 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Prop shafts (180% worse than other 1992 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Prop shaft (3 times worse than other 1992 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Bearing housing (5 times worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Body
      • 0.87% fail on Panel
      • 0.87% fail on Other body component
      • 0.17% fail on Body condition
      • 0.17% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.17% fail on System
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.0% fail on Cabs (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Steps (3 times worse than other 1992 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.52% fail on Towbar
      • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.87% fail on Rbt
          • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (64% better than other 1992 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
    • 0.87% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.17% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.17% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.17% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.17% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.17% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.70% fail on View to rear
      • 0.70% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.52% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Pump
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (49% better than other 1992 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (60% better than other 1992 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.87% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other 1992 vans)
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment