Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 1997
60.3% pass rate
from 78 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 1997 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Horn
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Battery
    • 3.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.0% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.0% fail on Components
        • 7.7% fail on Pipes
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 1.3% fail on Valves
      • 1.3% fail on Operation
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.3% fail on Cable
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1997 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 7.7% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Speedometer
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Body security
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Pipe
      • 1.3% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Windscreen
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.3% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate