Ford Galaxy MOT Results

Registered in 2004
46.3% pass rate
from 5,310 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Galaxy is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Couplings
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.24% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Universal joint
    • 9.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 8.6% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Subframe mounting (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Location
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Wheel bearings (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Front
      • 0.40% fail on Rear (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Sub-frames (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.019% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.019% fail on Axles
      • 0.019% fail on Axle beam
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front lamps (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.094% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.056% fail on Matched pair (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Tell tales (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Side repeaters (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.075% fail on Lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
      • 0.019% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.094% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Horn (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.038% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Parking brake performance (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Components (78% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Pipes (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Hoses (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.019% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.75% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Brake back plates (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Mechanical components (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Cable
      • 0.094% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.019% fail on Clevis joint
      • 0.019% fail on Pivot
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.075% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.075% fail on Pedal
        • 0.056% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.019% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.038% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Components
        • 0.019% fail on Servos
    • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability system (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Locking devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.019% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on Hose
      • 0.019% fail on Pipe
    • 0.41% fail on Emissions (85% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Doors (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.41% fail on Seats (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.075% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.056% fail on Load security
      • 0.038% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.019% fail on Access panel
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.038% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.038% fail on Body security
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system (20% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.075% fail on Free play
        • 0.075% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.056% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.019% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering component
    • 0.34% fail on Steering operation (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.094% fail on Operation
      • 0.075% fail on Other components
      • 0.056% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.038% fail on Rams
      • 0.019% fail on Drive system
    • 0.019% fail on Steering control
      • 0.019% fail on Steering column
    • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Installation check (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Belt(s)/padding (19 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 0.019% fail on Towbars
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
  • 0.019% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.019% fail on Speed limiter
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