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Here is a list of the things you can do to ensure a successful smog result for your car. Smog Rule 1 Make sure there are no Check Engine Light IS NOT on, on the dashboard. Smog Rule 2. If you have done any work on your car recently and have not driven at least 40 miles on freeway. Your car may not pass. The drive cycle on the vehicle must be completed. Every car has its unique drive cycle. In general driving steady about 30 to 40 miles at the speed of 60 mph. 10 mph +/- is ok. Smog Rule 3 Fill your tank or at least half tank must be full. To pass smog warm up your car on freeway. Smog Rule 4 If your battery had died or jump started your car do not go to smog check if your car is 1996 and newer. Smog Rule 5 Make sure to bring your your renewal notice or Any documentation that shows the VIN numbers. Insurance / Title / registration Smog Rule 6 Make a call to your smog check shop and make an appointment. if you have further questions feel free to call us and we will gladly answer. You are welcome to drop a visit to MacArthur smog check in San Leandro CA. Our address is. 999 MacArthur Blvd. San Leandro CA.
What You Need to Know about California Smog Check Inspection by MacArthur Smog Check 999 MacArthur Blvd. San Leandro CA 94577 Tel: 510 383 9999 Smog Check is something most Californians are dreading about. Whether you are California resident or people who are moving to California are subject to involuntary testing unless you move without any vehicle. In reality it is not as bas as it sounds. Once you do your research, you will find out most stuff about smog and you will increase your chances of passing your vehicle with ease. I myself as a smog technician for 15 years at different locations and currently working at MacArthur Smog Check in San Leandro , CA I would say smog check is way easier than going to DMV which is part of welcoming to CA. There are three kinds of Smog Check Station Star Smog Test Only Star Smog Check and Repair
WHAT IS A 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 created by millions of cars in California. WHY DOES IT MATTER SMOG CHECK PROGRAM The Smog Check is a critical part of California’s clean air strategy. The Smog released by vehicles contains pollutants that react chemically in the presence of sunlight. These pollutants can irritate the respiratory system, reduce lung function, aggravate asthma, and damage the lining of the lungs. Taking care of any issues identified during your vehicle’s Smog Check will help improve air quality throughout the state. WHO OVERSEES THE SMOG CHECK PROGRAM ? The California Department of consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Automotive Repair administer the Smog Check Program. Vehicles are inspected each year by more than 7000 State-licenced and independently owned stations throughout the state. WHEN IS MY VEHICLE REQUIRED TO HAVE A SMOG CHECK? If your vehicle is subject to a Smog Check, your DMV registration renewal notice will indicate every other year that a Smog Check is required. A Smog Check inspection is also required when a vehicle is sold or when registering a vehicle for the first time in California. DO I NEED TO TAKE ANYTHING WITH ME TO MY SMOG CHECK? If your DMV registration renewal notice requires a Smog Check, remember to take the notice with you. This will help ensure that the correct vehicle information and test results are electronically sent to DMV. WHAT IS A STAR STATION? Some vehicles require a Smog Check at a STAR station. STAR stations meet specified performance standards established by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Some STAR stations are licensed to perform only test, while others are licensed to perform both tests and repairs. The stations required to post a sign on the services it is licensed to perform.