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Ford Prefect MOT Results

77.9% pass rate
from 104 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 Prefect is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.96% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.8% fail on Horn
    • 2.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.96% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.96% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.96% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.96% fail on All direction indicators
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.96% fail on Components
        • 0.96% fail on Hoses
      • 0.96% fail on Leaks
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.96% fail on Pedal
        • 0.96% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on General condition
    • 0.96% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.96% fail on Location
    • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.96% fail on Component mounting
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering operation (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Steering system
      • 0.96% fail on Steering arm
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.96% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.96% fail on Body condition
    • 0.96% fail on Seats
      • 0.96% fail on Drivers
  • 0.96% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.96% fail on Pipe