Talbot Express MOT Results

Registered in 1986
57.0% pass rate
from 86 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Talbot Express is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 7.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 5.8% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.3% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.3% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's door
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 5.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.2% fail on Steering wheel
    • 1.2% fail on Steering column
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas

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