Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 1997
46.9% pass rate
from 416 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.48% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.5% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front drive shafts (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (71% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.72% fail on Front
      • 0.72% fail on Rear
    • 0.96% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Stop lamp (73% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.96% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.48% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.24% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (82% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.24% fail on System
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.0% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.48% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels (85% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on ABS (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.96% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
        • 0.24% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Drive system
    • 0.96% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (47% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.48% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers airbag (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
      • 0.48% fail on Requirements
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
      • 0.24% fail on Installation check
        • 0.24% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 4.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.96% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.24% fail on Body security
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
  • 3.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment
  • 0.24% fail on Towbars
    • 0.24% fail on Towbar
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