Smog Inspection Station
Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. is proud to be a STAR Certified Smog Check Test & Repair Station in Carlsbad, CA. For many years, we have been providing top-notch smog repairs and smog tests in Carlsbad for the sole purpose of meeting California's clean air standards. No matter what year, make or model your vehicle is, if it meets California’s emissions requirements, we can help!
What is the STAR Smog Check Program?
Basically, the STAR Program is a new program developed by the Bureau of Automotive Repair in order to improve the preceding Smog Check Program. On January 1st, 2013, the STAR Program was launched. It requires automobiles that have failed a smog check because of exceptionally high emissions levels to get the vehicle re-tested and repaired at a designated STAR Certified Smog Check Station.
What is a STAR Certified Smog Check Station?
Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. is a STAR Certified Smog Check Station, which means we provide a higher level of smog repair and smog check services. STAR stations are obligated to meet certain performance standards that have been established and specified by the Bureau of Automotive Repair.
Some STAR Stations perform both smog testing and repairs and others just smog tests. One requirement for STAR Smog Check Stations is to display a sign that indicates whether this facility is a test-and-repair or test-only. Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. is proud to be a STAR Certified Smog Check Test & Repair Station.
How do I know if I need to take my car to a STAR Smog Check Station?
Vehicles in Carlsbad, CA that are required to have a California smog check, have to pay a visit to a STAR Smog Inspection Station, like Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. The selection of those vehicles is based upon their smog check history, likelihood to fail their next inspection and other types of vehicle data. If you want to learn whether your vehicle is required to have an inspection from a STAR Smog Inspection Station, you can check the registration renewal notice, issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Why do we believe the STAR Program is beneficial?
The main purpose of the STAR Smog Check Program is to protect our environment and improve the quality of the air in Carlsbad, CA and the state of California in general. Each year, more than 10 million vehicles are inspected in the state of California, that’s why continuous efforts to reduce the ozone pollution and meet federal health standards are required! We are improving the quality of air and life for our fellow Californians by helping to reduce the emissions of vans, trucks, cars and SUVs that have harmful and excessive tailpipe emissions. Pay a visit to a STAR Certified Smog Check Test & Repair Station, such as Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. for a higher level of same-day smog check and smog repair.
Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. handles all CA Smog Tests and Repairs
You can bring your vehicle to Carlsbad Auto Service, Inc. for a cheap smog check in Carlsbad, CA even if you are not required to have a smog check from a STAR Certified Smog Inspection Station.
We always hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of smog repair, smog testing, auto repair and maintenance, in order to prolong the life of your vehicle and help you drive safe and stress-free.