MOT Results from tests of petrol VAUXHALL CORSAs year 2008

Pass percent:64.50%
(The average a petrol VAUXHALL CORSA year 2008 passes without issue)
Based on:580864 MOT Tests
Failure DesciptionNo# failures
Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively43603
Headlamp aim out of alignment27350
Registration plate lamp issues23326
Offside Front coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|17504
Nearside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|14218
Nearside Front coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|13522
Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|11669
Offside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|11364
Nearside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak |2.7.3|7372
Nearside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|6523
Brakes imbalanced across an axle6427
Nearside Rear Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|6212
Offside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|5614
Offside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak |2.7.3|5166
Offside Rear Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|5028
Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|3733
Exhaust emissions Lambda reading after 2nd fast idle outside specified limits |7.3.D.3|3665
Nearside Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|3531
Front brake disc in such a condition that it is seriously weakened3446
Nearside Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|3255
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|3139
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|3128
Offside Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|3072
Nearside Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|3023
Registration plate issues2940
Nearside Front Macpherson strut has excessive movement at the upper attachment |2.5.A.1c|2930
Offside Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|2929
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|2880
Nearside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|2754
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|2750
Offside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|2569
Nearside Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|2485
Offside Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|2242
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|2227
Offside Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|2226
Offside Front Macpherson strut has excessive movement at the upper attachment |2.5.A.1c|2216
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|2196
Offside Rear coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|2021
Front brake application uneven2008
Offside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|1993
Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive |7.3.D.3|1758
Offside Front coil spring incomplete |2.4.C.1a|1626
Nearside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|1620
Nearside Front Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1519
Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content at idle excessive |7.3.D.4|1482
Nearside Front Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|1389
Offside Front coil spring fractured |2.4.C.1a|1312
Parking brake: efficiency below requirements |3.7.B.7|1309
Offside Front Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|1294
Nearside Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|1258
Offside Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|1244
Nearside Rear Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1243
Nearside Front coil spring incomplete |2.4.C.1a|1214
Windscreen has a sticker or other obstruction encroaching into the swept area by more than 40mm outside zone `A` |8.3.1e|1183
Battery insecure |1.9.1|1176
Nearside Rear coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|1127
Nearside Front coil spring fractured |2.4.C.1a|1070
Supplementary Restraint System warning lamp indicates a fault |5.4.2|1062
Offside Front Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1026
Horn not working |1.6.2a|1002
Front brake excessively fluctuating989
Exhaust emissions hydrocarbon content after 2nd fast idle excessive |7.3.D.3|987
Offside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|971
Offside Front Coil spring fractured or broken |5.3.1 |b| |i||957
Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases |7.1.2|934
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|928
Offside Rear Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|914
Brake pedal anti-slip provision missing |3.3.A.1b|881
Nearside Front Coil spring fractured or broken |5.3.1 |b| |i||836
Offside Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|832
Nearside Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|827
Nearside Front Upper Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|807
Offside Front Upper Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|799
Rear parking brake recording little or no effort787
Drivers door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle |6.2.B.1b|755
Offside Front Anti-roll bar ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|725
Nearside Headlamp insecure |1.7.3|718
Parking brake lever has no reserve travel |3.1.6b|704
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|702
Rear fog lamp not working |1.3.2b|691
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|676
Nearside front brake recording little or no effort |3.7.B.5a|673
Offside Rear fog lamp not working |1.3.2b|673
Offside Front Anti-roll bar ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |2.4.G.2|661

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.

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