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Daimler DS420 MOT Results

73.4% pass rate
from 297 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 cars and highlighted areas where the Daimler DS420 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.34% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.67% fail on Lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.67% fail on Battery
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.67% fail on Front
      • 0.67% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.34% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.34% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Components
        • 0.34% fail on Pipes
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses
        • 0.34% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Anti-slip
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on System
      • 0.34% fail on Cap
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.67% fail on Free play
        • 0.67% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Steering box
      • 0.34% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.34% fail on Pump
    • 1.0% fail on Steering control
      • 1.0% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.34% fail on Speedometer
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.67% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate
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