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Volkswagen Camper MOT Results

60.0% pass rate
from 6,183 tests in 2017
(6.7% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.27% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps (27% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Switch (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.016% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.53% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.26% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
      • 0.097% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp (21% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (22% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Horn
    • 2.5% fail on Battery
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (59% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale (56% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.89% fail on Lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Switch
      • 0.097% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Parking brake performance (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.049% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems (24% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Components (29% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Pipes (37% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses (23% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.081% fail on Valves (81% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.065% fail on Servos
      • 0.91% fail on Leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.081% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (38% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (38% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Hub components
      • 0.21% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.13% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.097% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.049% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.016% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.49% fail on Pedal
        • 0.31% fail on Condition
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.081% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.081% fail on Components
        • 0.081% fail on Servos
      • 0.032% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.032% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 11% fail on Washers (41% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (21% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.016% fail on Bonnet
  • 14% fail on Suspension (18% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas (35% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Component mounting (26% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting (93% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (21% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (87% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (91% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.097% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.26% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Constant velocity joints (77% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Fitment
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Presence
    • 0.34% fail on Sub-frames (140% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.097% fail on King pins
      • 0.016% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.016% fail on Clearance
    • 0.21% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (70% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on General condition
    • 0.032% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.016% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
  • 7.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack (55% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Drag link end (65% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Free play (61% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Steering box (98% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.097% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Other components (95% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Steering pivot point (100% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Steering component
      • 0.24% fail on Steering box
      • 0.16% fail on Steering damper
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.032% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.016% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.78% fail on Steering control (76% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering column (85% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.21% fail on Flexible coupling (160% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.032% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.016% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.73% fail on Prescribed areas (65% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.032% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Body condition (20% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.86% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.73% fail on Seats (33% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers (36% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers
    • 0.34% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.065% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
    • 0.032% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Access panel
      • 0.016% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.016% fail on Spare wheel
  • 5.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (37% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions (27% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system (53% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (33% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Cap
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on System (63% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
      • 0.032% fail on Tank
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other pre-1990 vans)
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres (23% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (30% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts (32% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (35% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Installation check
        • 0.032% fail on Anchorage's
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.032% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.23% fail on Towbars
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Condition