Ford Probe MOT Results

Registered in 1996
67.6% pass rate
from 108 tests in 2020
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Probe is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.9% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.93% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.93% fail on Hand lever
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.93% fail on Mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.93% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.93% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Transmission
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.93% fail on Body
      • 0.93% fail on Other body component
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.93% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.93% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Washers
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates

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