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MOT History from tests of petrol ALVIS SALOONs year 1955

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mot history
Pass percent:61.54%
(The average a petrol ALVIS SALOON year 1955 passes without issue)
Based on:13 MOT Tests
Most common failuresNo# failures
Offside Headlamp not working on main beam |1.7.5a|2
Offside Semaphore indicator arm arm does not show an amber light to the front |1.4.C.1b|2
Nearside Rear Suspension spring mounting prescribed area is excessively corroded |2.4.A.3|1
Dipswitch operation does not extinguish all main beam headlamps leaving at least one pair of dipped beam headlamps |1.7.4b|1
Windscreen washer control missing |8.2.1a|1
Nearside Rear Direction indicator not working |1.4.A.2c|1
Brake master cylinder leaking hydraulic fluid |3.6.G.1f|1
Nearside Headlamp not working on main beam |1.7.5a|1
Offside Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1
Nearside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|1
Offside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|1
Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively1
Offside Semaphore indicator arm does not extend smoothly |1.4.C.1a|1
Registration plate lamp issues1
Rear Brake hose bulging under pressure |3.6.B.3|1
Front Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases |7.1.2|1
Exhaust system not adequately supported |7.1.1|1
Nearside Rear Rear wheel bearing has excessive play |2.6.2|1
Nearside Rear Parking brake not fitted on at least two wheels |3.1.1|1
Rear Brake linkage has restricted free movement |3.5.1k|1
Fuel tank leaking |7.2.3|1
Nearside Rear Leaf spring longitudinally displaced |2.4.B.1d|1
Offside Rear Leaf spring longitudinally displaced |2.4.B.1d|1
Nearside Rear Leaf spring anchor bracket loose |2.4.B.6a|1
Offside Rear Vehicle structure has excessive corrosion, seriously affecting its strength within 30cm of the body mountings |6.1.B.2|1
Front Drive shaft uj which forms part of the suspension has a missing flange bolt |2.4.G.4c|1
Rear Drive shaft uj which forms part of the suspension has a loose flange bolt |2.4.G.4c|1
Front Brake cable knotted |3.5.1b|1
Parking brake: efficiency below requirements |3.7.B.7|1
Brakes imbalanced across an axle1
Offside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|1
Nearside Rear Brake pipe excessively damaged |3.6.B.2c|1
Offside Rear Suspension spring mounting prescribed area is excessively corroded |2.4.A.3|1
Fuel system component leaking |7.2.3|1
Brake pedal spongy |3.3.B.1b|1

We get to these numbers by trawling through over 1 billion MOT test results since 2004 and crunched the numbers. We remove anything to do with Tyres, as they are model independent and group together common non-model specific issues. We are trying to get to a picture of what models have what issues.

Please note: We take the data from the DVSA. This data is raw and can contain typos and spelling mistakes that garages may have entered while recording a MOT result. Specifically miss-match on names of models and makes. We are constantly cleaning the data so bear with the odd issue.

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