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Bedford CF MOT Results

63.5% pass rate
from 348 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 pre-1990 vans and highlighted areas where the Bedford CF is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.9% fail on Horn
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.57% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.29% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.57% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.8% fail on Service brake performance (80% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 9.8% fail on Rbt (84% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 5.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.86% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.57% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.29% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.57% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.29% fail on Servos
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.29% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.29% fail on Other braking system component
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission
      • 2.0% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Prop shaft (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.57% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition
        • 0.29% fail on Catch
      • 0.57% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.57% fail on Door condition
    • 0.57% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Engine mounting condition (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Panel
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
    • 0.29% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.29% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.29% fail on Carrier
    • 0.29% fail on Floor
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 8.6% fail on Washers
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear
      • 0.57% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.86% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.29% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.29% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
    • 0.86% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.57% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
        • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.29% fail on Steering play
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Attachment
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements
  • 1.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.57% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.57% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment