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Volkswagen Camper MOT Results

60.6% pass rate
from 2,431 tests in 2020
(3.5% better than other pre-1990 vans)
Number of tests by age
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 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Camper is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2.2% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (2.7% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (4.6% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (20% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (9.4% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (12% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Dipswitch (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (3.7% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Horn (8.0% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Battery(ies) (27% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring (31% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (11% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (11% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (2.9% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators (18% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Switch (13% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Switch (67% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2.2% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (12% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Main beam tell-tale (37% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps (28% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp (20% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Brakes (1.1% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (4.0% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (33% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.041% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (2.3% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (3.5% better than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (0.48% better than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (60% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (55% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (1.8% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.4% better than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (1.9% better than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (9.6% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (36% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (15% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 0.62% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (25% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (42% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (26% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Pedal (35% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever (16% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake linings and pads (21% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Brake pads (11% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums (30% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs (42% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Brake drums (23% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (38% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (54% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Clevis joint (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Hydraulic systems (28% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Valves (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Servos (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.041% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control (3.6% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Lever (3.6% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Flexible brake hoses (30% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (12% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (32% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Other braking system component (96% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (64% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (30% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (52% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Air and vacuum systems (13% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Servos
    • 0.041% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 13% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Washers (48% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (6.0% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear (10% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors (12% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view (17% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (38% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (47% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 12% fail on Suspension (18% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (21% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (4.1% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (58% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (19% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint (40% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Suspension arm (26% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (23% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes (2.4% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (17% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bar (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage (57% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component (25% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (84% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (35% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers (4.3% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Springs (61% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs (34% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Coil spring (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (81% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames (15% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (36% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Sub-frame (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods (1.8% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Pins and bushes (39% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Axles (52% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on King pins
      • 0.041% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis (8.0% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition (8.7% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Strengthening plate (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (3.2% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (16% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (19% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shaft (7.7% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.041% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (28% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (27% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (54% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Seats (17% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's seat (33% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Passenger's seat (3.7% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Fuel system (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe (14% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (34% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Tank (18% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Hose (60% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on System
    • 0.62% fail on Doors (0.50% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Other passenger's door (96% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door (21% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition (17% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Driver's door (47% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.082% fail on Door condition (41% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Body (39% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component (28% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Panel (51% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.37% fail on Towbar (38% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Vehicle structure (40% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers (45% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Floor (52% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Boot lid (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Boot lid condition (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Cabs (75% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.041% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Access panel
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (8.0% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition (5.9% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2.9% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (50% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions (29% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Compression ignition (66% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (45% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (15% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (28% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Other leaks (18% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Transmission oil leaks (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.6% fail on Steering (6.5% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components (7.7% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (3.6% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (20% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Drag link end (38% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Locking devices (15% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
        • 0.041% fail on Steering linkage
    • 2.1% fail on Steering gear (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack (35% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Steering box (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
    • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering play (59% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering box (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Steering coupling (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Flexible coupling (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel (23% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering column (8.0% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Power steering (41% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.041% fail on Rams
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (24% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (19% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (36% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (14% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Requirements (41% better than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 1.7% fail on Tyres (29% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (23% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (12% better than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle (16% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plates (24% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (70% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 0.37% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (8.6% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Speedometer (8.6% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (11% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (9.1% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 0.082% fail on Seat belt installation check (84% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.082% fail on Anchorages (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)