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Austin Healey 3000 MOT Results

83.4% pass rate
from 362 tests in 2020
(42% 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.

  • 6.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.83% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.83% fail on Horn
      • 0.28% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.28% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.28% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes (48% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.83% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.83% fail on Pedal
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.83% fail on Springs
      • 0.55% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.28% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.28% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.83% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering wheel (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.28% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering box
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play
      • 0.28% fail on Steering box
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.28% fail on Chassis
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.83% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
  • 0.55% fail on Tyres
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates