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Bedford CF MOT Results

59.2% pass rate
from 497 tests in 2017
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.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.80% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.40% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.40% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.20% fail on Dipswitch
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.60% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Fog lamp (76% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.60% fail on Switch
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.40% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Hazard warning (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Lamp (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Switch
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Front wheels (81% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.0% fail on Components
        • 2.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.40% fail on Leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
        • 1.0% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Hub components
      • 0.60% fail on Wheel cylinder (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.40% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.20% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.20% fail on Leaks
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.9% fail on Washers
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.80% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (47% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
      • 0.80% fail on System
      • 0.60% fail on Pipe
      • 0.20% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Suspension (37% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (48% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Component mounting (69% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (160% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
      • 0.20% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.80% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.20% fail on Shackle
      • 0.20% fail on Anchor bracket
      • 0.20% fail on Securing bolts
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension unit
  • 6.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Speedometer
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers
    • 0.60% fail on Doors
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.80% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.20% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.20% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Requirements
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 0.40% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.20% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Condition