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Ford Falcon MOT Results

88.6% pass rate
from 79 tests in 2017
(61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 Falcon is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Components
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.5% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.3% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering control
      • 1.3% fail on Steering wheel
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 1.3% fail on Other components
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment