Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 1998
46.9% pass rate
from 335 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.30% fail on Springs
      • 0.30% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.30% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.90% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Horn
      • 0.30% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.30% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
    • 0.30% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (89% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.90% fail on Seats
      • 0.60% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.60% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.60% fail on Floor
    • 0.60% fail on Undertray (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.30% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition
    • 0.30% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.30% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.30% fail on Cable
        • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 3.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.60% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.30% fail on Valves
    • 0.60% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.60% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.0% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.30% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.30% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.30% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.90% fail on Condition of glass (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Windscreen (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.3% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
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