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its grey on grey and auto!  Being SA, i really hope its been cavity waxed other wise it will be dissolving.  SA rust proofing was non existent compared to German built cars of this era 

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I kike this even if it is an auto. Although it has failed its MoT a few times since 2006 none of the failures related to rust or corrosion. Also it has not done many miles since the figure of 78563 recorded in 2006

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MOT history

Date tested27 June 2018

PASS

Mileage95,721 km

MOT test number4984 3700 6476

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Expiry date26 June 2019

Repair as soon as possible (minor defects):

  • Nearside Front Lower Suspension arm ball joint dust cover severely deteriorated (5.3.4 (b) (i))

Monitor and repair if necessary (advisories):

  • oil leak
  • Nearside Rear Brake disc worn, pitted or scored, but not seriously weakened (1.1.14 (a) (ii))
  • Offside Rear Brake disc worn, pitted or scored, but not seriously weakened (1.1.14 (a) (ii))
  • Rear Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases corroded (6.1.2 (a))
  • nearside/offside front shock absorber sleeves come adrift
  • offside handbrake effort just met legal limit
  • offside sill damaged
 What are advisories?

The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018

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Date tested30 March 2017

PASS

Mileage95,292 miles

MOT test number5871 7281 0863

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Expiry date29 March 2018

Date tested28 March 2017

FAIL

Mileage95,292 miles

MOT test number3017 0956 1383

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Reason(s) for failure

  • Nearside Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively (8.2.2)
  • Offside Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively (8.2.2)
  • Nearside Headlamp not working on main beam (1.7.5a)

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Nearside Front Tyre perished and cracking on side wall
  • Offside Front Tyre perished and cracking on side wall
 What are failures and advisories?

Date tested25 February 2013

PASS

Mileage95,033 miles

MOT test number4572 7605 3083

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Expiry date20 March 2014

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Nearside Front Suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
  • Offside Front Suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
  • Rear Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases (7.1.2)
  • Front Drag link end ball joint has slight play (2.2.B.1f)
  • Rear Anti-roll bar rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
 What are advisories?

Date tested24 February 2012

PASS

Mileage90,816 km

MOT test number3078 2555 2052

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Expiry date20 March 2013

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Steering system has slight free play detected at steering wheel (2.2.A.1a)
  • Front Lower Steering column universal joint has slight play (2.1.5)
  • Nearside Front Lower Suspension arm has slight play in a track control arm inner bush (2.5.B.2b)
  • Offside Front Lower Suspension arm has slight play in a track control arm inner bush (2.5.B.2b)
  • Spare tyre defective
  • Oil leak
  • speedometer does not have a dual scale to show mph.
  • nearside front chassis rail slightly corroded, caused by hydraulic brake fluid spillage
  • rear exhaust box deteriorated but not leaking
 What are advisories?

Date tested24 February 2012

FAIL

Mileage90,816 km

MOT test number3870 6565 2033

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Reason(s) for failure

  • Nearside Front Headlamp aim too low and too far to the right. (1.8)
  • Offside Front Headlamp aim too high and too far to the right. (1.8)

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Steering system has slight free play detected at steering wheel (2.2.A.1a)
  • Front Lower Steering column universal joint has slight play (2.1.5)
  • Nearside Front Lower Suspension arm has slight play in a track control arm inner bush (2.5.B.2b)
  • Offside Front Lower Suspension arm has slight play in a track control arm inner bush (2.5.B.2b)
  • Spare tyre defective
  • Oil leak
  • speedometer does not have a dual scale to show mph.
  • nearside front chassis rail slightly corroded, caused by hydraulic brake fluid spillage
  • rear exhaust box deteriorated but not leaking
 What are failures and advisories?

Date tested21 March 2011

PASS

Mileage88,103 miles

MOT test number3377 0018 1082

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Expiry date20 March 2012

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Exhaust has part of the system slightly deteriorated (7.1.1a)
  • air filter tube split
  • wiper blades worn
 What are advisories?

Date tested13 October 2009

PASS

Mileage87,999 miles

MOT test number3545 5658 9402

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Expiry date12 October 2010

Date tested9 October 2009

FAIL

Mileage87,999 miles

MOT test number3028 9268 9207

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Reason(s) for failure

  • Offside Stop lamp not working (1.2.1b)
  • Offside Rear position lamp(s) excessively deteriorated so that it is not visible from a reasonable distance (1.1.A.3d)
  • Nearside Headlamp aim too low (1.8)
  • Nearside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak (2.7.3)

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Steering system has slight free play detected at steering wheel (2.2.A.1a)
  • Front Suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
  • Rear Sub-frame rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
  • Rear Exhaust has part of the system slightly deteriorated (7.1.1a)
 What are failures and advisories?

Date tested8 October 2009

FAIL

Mileage87,992 km

MOT test number9018 2178 9287

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Reason(s) for failure

  • Centre Rear Statutory seat belt missing (5.1.1)
  • Nearside Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively (8.2.2)
  • Offside Windscreen wiper does not clear the windscreen effectively (8.2.2)
  • Nearside Headlamp aim too low (1.8)
  • Offside Headlamp aim too high (1.8)
  • Offside Rear position lamp(s) excessively deteriorated so that it is not visible from a reasonable distance (1.1.A.3d)
  • Offside Stop lamp not working (1.2.1b)
  • Nearside Steering locking device insecure (2.2.C.1g)
  • Nearside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak (2.7.3)

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Offside Rear Sub-frame rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
  • Spare tyre defective
  • Oil leak
  • rear silencer corroded.
 What are failures and advisories?

Date tested24 September 2007

PASS

Mileage83,960 miles

MOT test number5033 9756 7252

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Expiry date28 September 2008

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Damage to offside front body.
  • Petrol cover lose but not inscure.
  • Rear discs slightly pitted.
  • Rear axel bushs starting to perish.
 What are advisories?

Date tested13 September 2006

PASS

Mileage78,563 miles

MOT test number5536 4695 6243

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Expiry date28 September 2007

Date tested12 September 2006

FAIL

Mileage78,563 miles

MOT test number5317 2505 6242

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Reason(s) for failure

  • Front Windscreen washer provides insufficient washer liquid (8.2.3)
  • Brakes imbalanced across an axle (3.7.B.5b)

Advisory notice item(s)

  • Front Brake pad(s) wearing thin (3.5.1g)
  • Rear Brake pad(s) wearing thin (3.5.1g)
  • Front Tyre worn close to the legal limit (4.1.E.1)
  • Rear Exhaust has part of the system slightly deteriorated (7.1.1a)
  • advised brake lining warning light on.
 What are failures and advisories?

 

 

 

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