Ford Probe MOT Results

Registered in 1997
56.9% pass rate
from 130 tests in 2017
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 Probe is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.77% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.77% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.77% fail on Attachment
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.77% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.77% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.9% fail on Components
        • 4.6% fail on Pipes
        • 2.3% fail on Hoses
      • 0.77% fail on Operation
      • 0.77% fail on Leaks
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on ABS
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 9.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.77% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.77% fail on Washers
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.77% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.77% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.77% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
  • 0.77% fail on Steering
    • 0.77% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.77% fail on Attachment
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate

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