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Austin Healey 3000 MOT Results

84.4% pass rate
from 737 tests in 2017
(47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Austin Healey 3000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (57% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.41% fail on Individual lamps (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Horn
    • 0.68% fail on Battery
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.81% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Components (69% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Pipes (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.81% fail on Pedal
        • 0.41% fail on Condition
        • 0.41% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Hub components
      • 0.27% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.14% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.27% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Wipers (71% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (65% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.68% fail on Front
      • 0.41% fail on Rear
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.41% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.54% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.54% fail on Axles
      • 0.41% fail on King pins
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.14% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.14% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (52% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Steering box
      • 0.41% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Other components
        • 0.41% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.14% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Hose
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.95% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.68% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.41% fail on Tyres (82% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Condition (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.27% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts (87% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.14% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate