Ford Transit MOT Results

Registered in 2004
47.5% pass rate
from 27,793 tests in 2017
(2.4% worse than other 2004 vans)
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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (3.8% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 14% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear lamps (65% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on All position lamps (75% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0072% fail on Switch
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (12% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (6.6% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Fog lamp (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.011% fail on Switch (78% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0072% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0036% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0072% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0072% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0072% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0072% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0036% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (26% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (26% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps (27% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters (30% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.025% fail on Switch (74% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0072% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0036% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0036% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Horn (20% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Trailer electrical socket (78% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Switch (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Lamp (56% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Battery (91% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors (70% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on All outline markers (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.0072% fail on Rear lamps
  • 26% fail on Suspension (4.1% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 18% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Subframe mounting (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings (65% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Front (82% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage condition (32% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (47% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
      • 0.0072% fail on Presence
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (37% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (72% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0072% fail on Couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Location
    • 0.55% fail on Leaf springs (40% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.061% fail on Shackle (80% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Anchor
      • 0.079% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.050% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.036% fail on Securing bolts
      • 0.022% fail on Spring eye
      • 0.0036% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.068% fail on Tie bars/rods (63% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Axles
      • 0.047% fail on Clearance (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0036% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.054% fail on Sub-frames (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.047% fail on General condition
    • 0.047% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms (66% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0036% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0036% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (6.8% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Rear wheels (7.8% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (43% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.058% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.2% fail on Components
        • 7.7% fail on Pipes (30% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs (54% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (83% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Valves (94% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.014% fail on Pump
        • 0.0072% fail on Servos
      • 0.73% fail on Leaks (50% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (18% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (19% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake drums (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Wheel cylinder (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake calipers (77% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0072% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (23% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS (24% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components (75% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal (75% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Anti-slip (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Cable
      • 0.011% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement (38% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic stability system (75% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Air and vacuum systems (70% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Components
        • 0.0036% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0036% fail on Servos
        • 0.0036% fail on Cylinders/actuators
        • 0.0036% fail on Pump/compressors
      • 0.0036% fail on Warning
    • 0.0036% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0036% fail on Warning
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Vehicle structure (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (94% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers front (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.054% fail on Emergency exits (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (Class 5) (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Seats (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers (37% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Body security (97% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mountings (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.097% fail on Speedometer (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.097% fail on Load security
      • 0.050% fail on Loading door
      • 0.022% fail on Dropside
      • 0.014% fail on Access panel
      • 0.014% fail on Hinged tailboard
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.036% fail on Steps and stairs (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Steps
      • 0.018% fail on Retractable steps (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Spare wheel (77% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (9.0% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (12% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Windscreen (52% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Bonnet (36% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Drivers view (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.014% fail on Glazing (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0072% fail on Glazing/screen/partition
      • 0.0072% fail on Windows
    • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 9.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (80% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.3% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment (66% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Installation check
        • 0.014% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.40% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (78% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers airbag (59% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0036% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (10% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (15% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type (34% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.094% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (6.3% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system (8.5% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack (59% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (47% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.10% fail on Free play (63% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (58% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Drag link end (66% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Other components (85% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Steering pivot point (90% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.0072% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0072% fail on Steering box (88% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (31% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Operation (51% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
      • 0.054% fail on Pump
      • 0.032% fail on Rams
      • 0.025% fail on Drive system
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation (43% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering control (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering column (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering coupling (81% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Universal joint (86% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.0036% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.0072% fail on Steering wheel (88% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.0036% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (12% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Cap (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.065% fail on Hose (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Pipe (45% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.0072% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.60% fail on Towbars (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0072% fail on Swivelling towbar
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.0072% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.0036% fail on Hubs
  • 0.011% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.011% fail on Speed limiter plate