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Mitsubishi Delica / L300 / L400 MOT Results

64.1% pass rate
from 78 tests in 2020
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 Mitsubishi Delica / L300 / L400 is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 6.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 6.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Springs (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.3% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.3% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 1.3% fail on Bellows
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Master cylinder
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.3% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.3% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Steering (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Drag link end
      • 1.3% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 3.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.6% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Operation
      • 1.3% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Towbar
      • 1.3% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component
    • 1.3% fail on Floor
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat
  • 9.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
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