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Triumph TR7 MOT Results

74.4% pass rate
from 82 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 Triumph TR7 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.2% fail on Pedal
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 7.3% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Other components
        • 1.2% fail on Steering component
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Steering column
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 2.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment
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