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SAAB 9000 MOT Results

61.0% pass rate
from 82 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 SAAB 9000 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front drive shafts (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.8% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.2% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Hose
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
    • 2.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Drivers
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers other
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
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