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Nissan 280ZX MOT Results

73.7% pass rate
from 57 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 Nissan 280ZX is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.8% fail on Operation
    • 1.8% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.8% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.8% fail on Steering play
      • 1.8% fail on Steering box
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 5.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Body
      • 1.8% fail on Panel
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
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