Most-common MOT failures

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    A recent analysis of more than 400 million MOT records from the DVSA by has revealed the top ten most-common MOT failures.

    Full story is here:

    MOT failure point Failure rate 
    Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment  17.8%
    Suspension  12.1%
    Brakes  9.5%
    Condition of tyres  7.5%
    Driver’s view of the road  6.8%
    Headlamp aim  5%
    Stop lamp 11%
    Registration plate lamp  4.5%
    Indicators  4.5%
    Tyre tread depth  4.4%
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    Paul Robbie

    Just goes to show 10 minutes checking the basics could increase the chances of gaining a pass.

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    Leon Thomas

    What are the most horrific MOT failures you’ve had into your workshops?

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