Ford Explorer MOT Results

Registered in 1999
57.8% pass rate
from 258 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Explorer is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.2% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Hoses
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.3% fail on ABS
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
        • 0.78% fail on Anti-slip (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.39% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Fog lamp (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.5% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.78% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.78% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Leaf springs (121 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Anchor bracket (503 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Shackle bracket (755 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 0.78% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.2% fail on Cap
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.78% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.78% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 6.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.78% fail on Drivers
      • 0.78% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (74% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate

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