Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.3% pass rate
from 227 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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.7% fail on Headlamps (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 9.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.1% fail on Horn
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.44% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 30% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (96% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Brake pads (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
    • 5.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.8% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 3.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Hand lever
    • 2.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Air and vacuum systems (16 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Servos (34 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.44% fail on Servos
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.88% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.44% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (68% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition
      • 0.44% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Tank
      • 0.44% fail on Hose
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.88% fail on Other body component
      • 0.44% fail on Panel
    • 0.44% fail on Chassis
      • 0.44% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.44% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.44% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.44% fail on Cabs
      • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (73% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.88% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 3.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 5.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.44% fail on Other components
        • 0.44% fail on Steering linkage
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Operation
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.44% fail on Steering play
      • 0.44% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.88% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.44% fail on Vehicle Identification Number