Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.5% pass rate
from 139 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 1999 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (170% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (24 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (26 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 6.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Battery
    • 3.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.2% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.72% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.72% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.72% fail on Lamp
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 29% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 22% fail on Brake performance (76% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 11% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 11% fail on Components
        • 7.9% fail on Pipes
        • 2.9% fail on Valves
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
      • 0.72% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.72% fail on Operation
    • 4.3% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.72% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.72% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.72% fail on Components
        • 0.72% fail on Servos
    • 0.72% fail on ABS
    • 0.72% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.72% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 5.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment
    • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.9% fail on Spring mounting
      • 2.2% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.72% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.72% fail on Front
  • 8.6% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.4% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 1999 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Operation
      • 1.4% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other 1999 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Steering operation
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.72% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.72% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Cap
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Seats
      • 2.2% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 1999 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.72% fail on Body security
    • 0.72% fail on Doors
      • 0.72% fail on Drivers
  • 2.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
      • 0.72% fail on Attachment
  • 2.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate