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Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
52.4% pass rate
from 124 tests in 2020
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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (170% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 7.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.81% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 4.8% fail on Horn
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 27% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.81% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.81% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.8% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.81% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.81% fail on Cable
    • 2.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.6% fail on Hand lever (10 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 3.2% fail on Body
      • 2.4% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Panel
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Hose (7 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Pipe
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.81% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.81% fail on Door condition
      • 0.81% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.81% fail on Door condition
    • 0.81% fail on Towbar
      • 0.81% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 4.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.81% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.81% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.81% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on View to rear (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Mirrors (5 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.81% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.81% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.81% fail on Track rod end
  • 4.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.81% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.81% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.81% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.81% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.81% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment