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Author Topic: Ford Galaxy - Snapshot of MoT Failure data for the Mk2 Galaxy in 2014  (Read 3776 times)

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FORD GALAXY by Registration Year 2001 > 2005

A breakdown of MoT Failure reasons for the Mk2 Galaxy (2000 > 2006), including the top 5 reasons within the category. Data is on year 2014 from 53051 vehicles tested:

Overall Pass Rate:  63%

BRAKES   26.1%
33.9% Excessively corroded
14.8% In such a condition that it is seriously weakened
9.6% Less than 1.5 mm thick
9.3% Efficiency below requirements
6.8% Excessively deteriorated

SUSPENSION   24.4%
14.5% Has excessive movement at the upper attachment
9.2% Gaiter damaged to the extent that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt
7.6% Gaiter deteriorated to the extent that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt
5.8% Has excessive play in a ball joint
5.4% Rubber bush deteriorated resulting in excessive movement

LAMPS, REFLECTORS AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT   19.5%
18.4% An obligatory front lamp not working
16% A required stop lamp not working
9.8% A direction indicator has an incorrect colour
9.1% Headlight beam is too low
8.3% A rear registration lamp not working

TYRES   11.6%
77.9% Tread depth below requirements of 1.6mm 
9.6% Has ply or cords exposed
5.7% Has a cut in excess of the requirements deep enough to reach the ply or cords
1.3% Has a bulge, caused by separation or partial failure of its structure
1.1% Not fitted in accordance with side wall instructions

EXHAUST, FUEL AND EMISSIONS   4.7%
60.5% Has a major leak of exhaust gases
21.5% System not adequately supported
3.1% Emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive
2.5% Emits an excessive level of metered smoke for a turbo charged engine
2.2% Emissions Lambda reading after 2nd fast idle outside specified limits

DRIVERS VIEW OF THE ROAD     4.7%
34.4% A wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively
20.1% A required screen wash system provides insufficient washer liquid
13.5% Windscreen has damage to the swept area in excess of a 40mm circle outside zone A
10.7% Windscreen has damage to an area in excess of a 10mm circle within zone A
8.2% An obligatory mirror is seriously damaged, affecting the rear view

STEERING   3.4%
44.2% Ball joint has excessive play
12.8% Gaiter split
11.1% Ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt
6% Ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt
3.6% Has excessive play

SEAT BELTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY RESTRAINT SYSTEMS   1.6%
25.5% A warning lamp indicates a fault   
13.6% Prescribed area is excessively corroded   
11.6% Damaged sufficient to significantly weakened the webbing   
9.9% Stitching badly frayed   
8.9% Locking mechanism does not secure or release

BODY, STRUCTURE AND GENERAL ITEMS   1.6%
24.1% Has excessive corrosion, seriously affecting its strength within 30cm of the body mountings
21.8% A chassis member has excessive corrosion, seriously affecting its strength within 30cm of the body mountings
13.3% Has excessive corrosion which adversely affects braking or steering
6% A passenger door cannot be opened from outside the vehicle
3.6% Has a sharp edge caused by damage

REGISTRATION PLATES AND VIN   1.5%
77.9% Deteriorated
7.9% Delaminated
4% Insecure
2.3% Character(s) incorrectly spaced
2% Faded or obscured

ROAD WHEELS     0.4%
40.2% Bead rim badly distorted
29.1% Bolt(s) missing
9.5% Badly damaged
8.5% Nut(s) missing
6.4% Stud(s) missing
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
06 VW EOS 2.0 T-FSI 210 Sport in Deep Black Pearl
With red leather interior with full Caractere bodykit, Remapped at 255bhp and sitting on 19's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With black leather interior, panoramic sunroof and bi-xenon headlights.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

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