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Daimler V8 250 / 2.5 Litre MOT Results

77.1% pass rate
from 319 tests in 2020
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 Daimler V8 250 / 2.5 Litre is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.94% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Position lamp
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.94% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.94% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.63% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
  • 6.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.94% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
        • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Steering box
    • 0.94% fail on Power steering
      • 0.63% fail on Other components
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
    • 0.31% fail on Steering column
    • 0.31% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.31% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play
      • 0.31% fail on Steering box
  • 5.6% fail on Suspension
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.94% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.94% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.94% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Springs
      • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.63% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.63% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 4.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.94% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.94% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition
    • 0.31% fail on Chassis
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on System
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.31% fail on Cabs
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.94% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.63% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.63% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.94% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.94% fail on Tyres
    • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.63% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates