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MOT History from tests of petrol ALVIS SPEEDs year 1937

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mot history
Pass percent:89.80%
(The average a petrol ALVIS SPEED year 1937 passes without issue)
Based on:98 MOT Tests
Most common failuresNo# failures
Parking brake: efficiency below requirements |3.7.B.7|4
Rear brake application uneven3
Rear parking brake recording little or no effort3
Steering system has excessive free play detected at the steering wheel |steering box fitted| |2.2.A.1a|2
Offside Headlamp not working on main beam |1.7.5a|2
Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively2
Service brake: efficiency below requirements |3.7.B.7|2
Front brake application uneven2
Brakes imbalanced across an axle2
Registration plate lamp issues2
Offside rear brake recording little or no effort |3.7.B.5a|1
Rear Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases |7.1.2|1
Nearside Stop lamp emits other than a steady red light |1.2.1e|1
Nearside Suspension has inadequate clearance with the bump stop |2.4.A.1a|1
Nearside Front Steering locking device missing |2.2.C.1g|1
front brakes release unevenly |3.7.B.4|1
rear brakes release unevenly |3.7.B.4|1
Nearside Front Fuel system component leaking |7.2.3|1
Nearside Front Fuel pipe union leaking |7.2.3|1
Horn not working |1.6.2a|1
Nearside Semaphore indicator arm does not extend smoothly |1.4.C.1a|1
Offside Semaphore indicator arm does not extend smoothly |1.4.C.1a|1
Nearside Headlamp not working on main beam |1.7.5a|1
Offside Front Shock absorber casing damaged externally so the unit does not function |2.7.2a|1
Nearside Front Track rod end ball joint has excessive play |2.2.B.1f|1
Steering system excessively tight |2.2.D.1|1
Driver`s seat insecure |6.2.A.1|1
Windscreen has a sticker or other obstruction encroaching into the swept area by more than 40mm outside zone `A` |8.3.1e|1
Nearside Rear reflector missing |1.5.1a|1
Offside Rear reflector missing |1.5.1a|1
Offside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|1
Steering box insecure |2.2.B.1a|1
Offside Steering arm has relative movement at its fixings |2.2.B.1h|1
Nearside Axle king pin has excessive play in pin and/or bush adversely affecting the steering |2.5.A.3a|1
Nearside Front Front suspension locking device missing |2.5.A.4|1
Offside Front Front suspension locking device missing |2.5.A.4|1
Nearside Front Shock absorber insecure |2.7.2b|1
Offside Front Shock absorber insecure |2.7.2b|1
Nearside rear brake recording little or no effort |3.7.B.5a|1
Offside Headlamp insecure |1.7.3|1
Nearside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|1
Nearside Rear Fuel tank leaking |7.2.3|1
Nearside Track rod end ball joint has excessive play |2.2.B.1f|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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