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Ford Corsair MOT Results

78.6% pass rate
from 159 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 Ford Corsair is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (73% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front wheels (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.9% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.63% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.63% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.63% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.63% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.63% fail on Horn
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.63% fail on Shackle
      • 0.63% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Location (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.63% fail on Front
  • 6.9% fail on Steering
    • 6.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Steering box (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Steering pivot point (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Free play
        • 0.63% fail on Steering box
      • 0.63% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.63% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.63% fail on Steering control
      • 0.63% fail on Steering column
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on System
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.63% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.63% fail on Chassis
    • 0.63% fail on Seats
      • 0.63% fail on Drivers
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Requirements
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
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