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Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.1% pass rate
from 3,485 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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (20% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 21% fail on Prescribed areas (91% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 14% fail on Component mounting (91% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 10% fail on Spring mounting (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Subframe mounting (49% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (39% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Front (71% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear (60% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Leaf springs (69% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.26% fail on Shackle
        • 0.057% fail on Anchor
        • 0.029% fail on Other pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Securing bolts (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.029% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.057% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (33% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.029% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.029% fail on Couplings
    • 0.086% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.057% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.086% fail on Condition
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps (41% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (31% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp (30% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.086% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.057% fail on Switch
      • 0.057% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Tell tales (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp (26% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Horn (36% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Switch (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Electrical wiring (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (66% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (23% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (24% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Components (23% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Valves (39% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses (56% better than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.057% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.029% fail on Servos
      • 0.23% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
      • 0.086% fail on Operation
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake control components (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 0.086% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (32% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.55% fail on Brake pads (62% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.11% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.057% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.029% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (54% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Actuating linkage mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.52% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.29% fail on Cable
      • 0.057% fail on Lever
      • 0.057% fail on Pivot
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage
      • 0.029% fail on Rod
      • 0.029% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.029% fail on Stationary pin
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.23% fail on ABS
    • 0.057% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.029% fail on Components
        • 0.029% fail on Pipes
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Body condition (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Vehicle structure (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers
    • 0.69% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.43% fail on Body security (150% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.029% fail on Access panel
      • 0.029% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.029% fail on Loading door
      • 0.029% fail on Dropside
    • 0.057% fail on Speedometer
  • 12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
      • 0.029% fail on Installation check
        • 0.029% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.72% fail on Bonnet (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (46% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Cap (110% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on System
      • 0.49% fail on Pipe (96% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.057% fail on Hose
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Steering (20% better than other 1999 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system (28% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (47% better than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Free play
        • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.057% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
        • 0.029% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.89% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.086% fail on Drive system
      • 0.086% fail on Pump
    • 0.20% fail on Locking devices (190% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.057% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.057% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.057% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.029% fail on Steering column
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.086% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.029% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.89% fail on Towbars (93% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Vehicle structure (120% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.086% fail on Towbar
    • 0.029% fail on Detachable tow ball
    • 0.029% fail on Swivelling towbar
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.057% fail on Condition