MOT Results from tests of petrol VAUXHALL CORSAs year 2008

Pass percent:64.70%
(The average a petrol VAUXHALL CORSA year 2008 passes without issue)
Based on:629446 MOT Tests
Failure DesciptionNo# failures
Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively45185
Headlamp aim out of alignment29790
Registration plate lamp issues25420
Offside Front coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|17254
Nearside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|14075
Nearside Front coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|13344
Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|11529
Offside Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|11224
Brakes imbalanced across an axle7937
Nearside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak |2.7.3|7274
Nearside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|6455
Nearside Rear Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|6119
Offside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|5564
Offside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak |2.7.3|5099
Offside Rear Stop lamp not working |1.2.1b|4951
Offside Front Coil spring fractured or broken |5.3.1 |b| |i||4143
Front brake disc in such a condition that it is seriously weakened3753
Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|3657
Exhaust emissions Lambda reading after 2nd fast idle outside specified limits |7.3.D.3|3600
Nearside Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|3474
Nearside Front Coil spring fractured or broken |5.3.1 |b| |i||3393
Nearside Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|3195
Registration plate issues3174
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|3106
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|3089
Offside Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|3023
Nearside Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|2993
Offside Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|2887
Nearside Front Macpherson strut has excessive movement at the upper attachment |2.5.A.1c|2887
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|2839
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|2736
Nearside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|2719
Offside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam |1.7.5a|2544
Engine MIL inoperative or indicates a malfunction |8.2.1.2 |h||2471
Nearside Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|2452
Nearside Rear Shock absorbers has a serious fluid leak |5.3.2 |b||2214
Offside Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|2214
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|2204
Offside Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|2193
Offside Front Macpherson strut has excessive movement at the upper attachment |2.5.A.1c|2178
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|2175
Offside Rear coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|1995
Front brake application uneven1982
Offside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|1979
Nearside Stop lamp|s| not working |4.3.1 |a| |ii||1769
Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive |7.3.D.3|1719
Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |3.5 |a||1672
Nearside Front Position lamp not working |4.2.1 |a||1631
Nearside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour |1.4.A.2f|1604
Offside Front coil spring incomplete |2.4.C.1a|1593
Offside Rear Shock absorbers has a serious fluid leak |5.3.2 |b||1582
Offside Stop lamp|s| not working |4.3.1 |a| |ii||1543
Nearside Front Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1487
Exhaust Lambda reading after 2nd fast idle outside specified limits |8.2.1.2 |c||1457
Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content at idle excessive |7.3.D.4|1443
Nearside Front Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|1373
Offside Front coil spring fractured |2.4.C.1a|1293
Parking brake: efficiency below requirements |3.7.B.7|1291
Offside Front Headlamp aim beam image obviously incorrect |1.8.A.1b|1285
Nearside Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|1243
Offside Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|1232
Nearside Rear Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1231
Nearside Front coil spring incomplete |2.4.C.1a|1197
Nearside Rear Stop lamp|s| not working |4.3.1 |a| |ii||1193
Offside Rear Coil spring fractured or broken |5.3.1 |b| |i||1193
Nearside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |4.1.1 |a| |ii||1169
Windscreen has a sticker or other obstruction encroaching into the swept area by more than 40mm outside zone `A` |8.3.1e|1151
Battery insecure |1.9.1|1150
Nearside Rear coil spring broken |2.4.C.1a|1113
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |5.3.4 |b| |ii||1059
Offside Front Position lamp not working |4.2.1 |a||1057
Offside Rear Stop lamp|s| not working |4.3.1 |a| |ii||1056
Nearside Front coil spring fractured |2.4.C.1a|1055
Supplementary Restraint System warning lamp indicates a fault |5.4.2|1049
Offside Front Front position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|1011
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint excessively worn |5.3.4 |a| |i||995
Offside Headlamp not working on dipped beam |4.1.1 |a| |ii||992
Horn not working |1.6.2a|992
Offside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint dust cover no longer prevents the ingress of dirt |5.3.4 |b| |ii||976
Front brake excessively fluctuating974
Offside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|966
Exhaust emissions hydrocarbon content after 2nd fast idle excessive |7.3.D.3|956
Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases |7.1.2|922
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a ball joint |2.4.G.2|917
Offside Rear Rear position lamp|s| not working |1.1.A.3b|905
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar linkage ball joint excessively worn |5.3.4 |a| |i||894
Brake pedal anti-slip provision missing |3.3.A.1b|856
Nearside Rear Coil spring fractured or broken |5.3.1 |b| |i||841
Offside Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|830
Nearside Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid |8.2.3|824
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|798
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|782
Rear parking brake recording little or no effort764
Driver`s door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle |6.2.B.1b|746
Offside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour |4.4.3 |a||740
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|726
Nearside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam |4.1.1 |a| |ii||720
Nearside Headlamp insecure |1.7.3|709
Parking brake lever has no reserve travel |3.1.6b|699
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|693
Windscreen washer not working |3.5 |a||686
Rear fog lamp not working |1.3.2b|681
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|671
Offside Rear fog lamp not working |1.3.2b|668

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