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When it comes to vehicles and their annual emissions test, California doesn’t take failure lightly. Your vehicle has to pass the test in order to stay on the road. The idea is that not only does the strict emissions test help reduce smog, but it...

Before you take your car in for a smog check, is there anything you can do to give it a better chance of passing? The obvious answer is to make sure your car is running well in the first place. A well-maintained car, with all...

Yes, you will need to pass smog again. It is mandatory for all used vehicle transfers in California. You can ignore the seller's renewal notice because it doesn't apply to you. The seller was responsible to get it done prior to sale, but often they neglect to...

What is Smog Check? The Smog Check Program is an important part of the State's efforts to improve the air we breathe. Smog Check inspections are designed to identify vehicles with excess emissions so they can be properly repaired. The Program has greatly reduced air pollution...

“Smog Check Required” There’s that pesky notice from the DMV again. We realize it’s a hassle to fit it into your busy life…but it has to be done! That is why our Palmdale Smog center strives to make your visit as easy, quick and pleasant as...

Knowing how to handle a car breakdown is half the battle (the other half, getting your car fixed, comes later). Here we explain how to stay safe in 8 easy steps — especially when your car breaks down in a not-so-convenient location. The first few minutes...

No one wants to fail a smog check test. The pain of going in once is enough, let alone having to repeat the test twice, simply for a small mistake. However, the fear of failing is always there. What if your car does not pass?...

When most people hear the word “pollution,” they think of big city buses letting out clouds of black air, or third world countries where the sky is thick with dust. Few people understand that even normal cars can be the cause of a great deal...

The average smog inspection price will vary shop to shop. It will normally range anywhere between $29.95 to $89.95 depending on the county you live in and the type of smog inspection your vehicle requires. This price may or may not include the State's Certificate...

Do Car Fuel Emissions Regulation Vary from State to State? Car fuel emissions standards are established by the federal government and each state must adhere to them. However, the state of California, during 1967, established its own regulatory agency to fight against pollution generated by automobiles....