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What to Do After a Failed California SMOG Check

What to Do After a Failed California SMOG Check

Ever feel that sinking feeling when your car fails a SMOG check? Many California drivers have encountered this frustrating experience. However, a failed SMOG check doesn't have to mean the end of the road for your vehicle. We'll share the essential steps you can take to address a failed SMOG check and get back on track for smooth sailing on the Golden State's roads. The SMOG Check Process In California, vehicles undergo a SMOG check to measure their emissions output and ensure compliance with state regulations. If your vehicle fails this inspection, it means that its emissions levels exceed the allowable limits, indicating potential issues with the engine or emissions control system. Step 1: Review the Failed SMOG Check Report Upon receiving a failed SMOG check, the first step is to review the inspection report provided by the testing ... read more

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