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Jensen-Healey Healey MOT Results

65.8% pass rate
from 149 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 Jensen-Healey Healey is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.3% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.67% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.0% fail on Lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Switch
    • 0.67% fail on Battery
    • 0.67% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.67% fail on Horn
    • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 1.3% fail on Operation
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension
    • 4.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Trailing arms (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (14 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 0.67% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.67% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Wipers
  • 4.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.3% fail on Pipe
      • 0.67% fail on System
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.67% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.67% fail on Steering control
      • 0.67% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 0.67% fail on Doors
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
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