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Ford Galaxie MOT Results

88.2% pass rate
from 93 tests in 2017
(56% 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 Galaxie is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.2% fail on Battery
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Rear wheels
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.2% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.5% fail on Washers
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Power steering (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Other components (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 1.1% fail on Rams
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Tank
      • 1.1% fail on Cap
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
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