Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.8% pass rate
from 324 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 13% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 13% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.93% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Outline marker lamps (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Outline marker lamp (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.2% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.93% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.93% fail on Switch
    • 0.62% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 31% fail on Brakes (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 21% fail on Brake performance (88% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 17% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (87% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.31% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Load sensing valves (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.31% fail on Cable
    • 3.4% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Springs (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.31% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.31% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 0.93% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.93% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.62% fail on Door condition
      • 0.31% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.93% fail on Body
      • 0.62% fail on Panel
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
    • 0.62% fail on Seats
      • 0.62% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.31% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.31% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.31% fail on Load security
      • 0.31% fail on Loading door
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.93% fail on View to rear
      • 0.93% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.62% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.62% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
      • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates