Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 1998
43.3% pass rate
from 700 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 1998 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (77% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Stop lamp (68% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (89% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.71% fail on Horn
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Lamp
  • 28% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Couplings
      • 0.29% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
    • 9.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
    • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.3% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.6% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.57% fail on Front
      • 0.57% fail on Rear
    • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (71% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (74% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 21% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (41% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Components (48% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes (52% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Hoses (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Servos
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 6.6% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Front wheels (91% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components (86% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.71% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Cable
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.43% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Servos (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 15% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 13% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Free play
        • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rams (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Drive system (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Steering control
      • 0.29% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.57% fail on Cap
      • 0.43% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.71% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.14% fail on Installation check
        • 0.14% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (90% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.71% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Towbar
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