Smog Check

If you live in the San Diego area, you know how important it is to stay on top of your vehicle’s smog testing. In fact, without it, you won’t be able to register or renew your vehicle’s tag each year. As a certified California smog test facility, Aero Auto Repair is here to provide you with accurate, fast, and efficient testing so you can get on with your life. We are proud to say that our team is the preferred California state smog check station in San Diego and the surrounding area.

Smog Check San Diego, CA

San Diego Smog Check

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As a designated California STAR station, Aero Auto Repair is responsible for maintaining a gold-level standard in terms of smog testing and repair. But why go through all the trouble of having your vehicle tested each year? California requires emissions or smog testing in populous counties in order to try and curb the massive strain our vehicles put on the environment each day. 

By getting your yearly smog check, you are ensuring that your vehicle is not adversely affecting the environment any more than necessary.

Do I Need a Smog Check?

The short answer is probably yes, but there are some vehicles that are exempt for smog check regulations. These include:

  • Gasoline-powered vehicle made prior to 1975
  • Diesel vehicles produced before 1997
  • Diesel vehicles weighing more than 14,000 pounds
  • Electric vehicles
  • Gasoline-powered vehicles that are less than four years old
  • Vehicles that weigh more than 14,000 pounds and are powered by natural gas

If your vehicle doesn’t fall into one of these categories, you are required to have a smog check and Aero Auto Repair is here to help.

Before you make plans to renew your vehicle’s registration, remember to come by Aero Auto Repair for your smog check and all the required paperwork. If your vehicle doesn’t pass, our team of expert mechanics will accurately diagnose the issue and get you the repairs you need. Contact us today to schedule your next appointment.

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