Vehicles That Need Smog Checks

Which Vehicles Require Smog and Emission Testing? What Vehicles Require a Smog Check? According to California law and EPA standards, gasoline-powered, hybrid, and alternative fuel vehicles model year 1976 and newer will require a smog check. There are a few exceptions to this rule. For example, if the vehicle is 8 model years or newer, […]

Smog and Emissions Testing

Don’t Choke: Prepare for State Smog and Emissions Testing – Encinitas Foreign & Domestic Auto Repair California has been known for its no-nonsense approach to vehicle emissions. Because Los Angeles with its extreme traffic and unusual weather pattern (a driving sea breeze that is then “trapped” by mountains on three sides) was shrouded in smog, […]

What You Need To Know About Emissions Testing

Does It Affect Your New Car Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia require emissions testing in at least one county. If you are from one of these areas, you have likely brought your car in for the test. However, if you are from a place where the test isn’t required, it may be completely […]