Ford Explorer MOT Results

Registered in 1999
63.9% pass rate
from 202 tests in 2020
(21% better than other 1999 cars)
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.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.99% fail on Springs
      • 0.99% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.50% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.99% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.99% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.50% fail on Horn
    • 0.99% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.99% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.99% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt
          • 0.99% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.50% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.50% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Other components
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.99% fail on Transmission
      • 0.99% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.99% fail on Joints
    • 0.50% fail on Chassis
      • 0.50% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.50% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.50% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.50% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.50% fail on Door condition
      • 0.50% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.50% fail on Door condition
    • 0.50% fail on Cabs
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (76% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.50% fail on Anchorages

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