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Morgan 4/4 MOT Results

78.7% pass rate
from 635 tests in 2020
(22% 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 Morgan 4/4 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.94% fail on Horn
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Switch
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt
          • 0.47% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.16% fail on Valves
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.16% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Axles
      • 0.94% fail on King pins (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.63% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Springs
      • 0.31% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.31% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension unit
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.31% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.47% fail on Chassis
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
        • 0.16% fail on Catch
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Pillar
    • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 0.94% fail on Tyres
    • 0.47% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.79% fail on Steering (80% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.47% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition