West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission is now a smog check and service shop in El Cajon. We are devoted to helping California’s cleaner air act by offering smog test and repairs in San Diego. Our job is to make sure each vehicle that enters our shop meets or exceeds the requirements. The program was created to help improve air quality and reduce vehicle’s effect on the environment. Enacted on January 1, 2013 the law states that all automobiles that are older than 1975 are required to have a smog / emissions check completed biennial. If you fail an inspection because of high emission levels, you are required to repair and get re-tested at a STAR inspection center. STAR inspection center provides a more professional level of smog check and repair services related to them.

How Do I Know If I Need A Smog Inspection

Most Vehicles required a smog check and repair based on their history, probability of failure on their next inspection and other vehicle statistics. A Vehicle registration renewal letter from the Department of Motor Vehicles will inform you if an inspection is required by a certified smog inspection center. On the front of your automobile registration renewal form, you will see a line that either states your “SMOG Certification Required at a STAR station” and further instructions are provided on the back. If you do not see this specific wording on the front of your renewal form, you are not required to have your vehicle serviced until the following year. If you need a STAR certified location visit our shop in West Escondido. Still uncertain? Stop by West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission at 844 N. Johnson Ave and one of our techs will help you.

What Started the Smog Check Program

The Smog Check Program was created to further preserve the environment and help improve air quality in El Cajon, CA and the entire state of California as well. With over 10,000,000 vehicles checked every year in California, our efforts to meet federal standards and reduce pollution are more than important they are necessary! Requiring automobiles with emissions that are extreme and detrimental to visit a Smog inspector for an advanced level of repair is more than important to reduce our footprint on the environment. Furthermore, its helps improve the air quality for all of California and our fellow Californians.

Schedule your Smog Check Today

Call West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission at (619) 440-4044 or stop by 844 N Johnson Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 and let one of our technicians get your car where it needs to be. Walk-ins and same day service are available but an appointment is suggested. Schedule service online today we are always happy to help your car run better and help you drive stress-free!

West El Cajon

(619) 440-4044

844 N. Johnson Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

Monday - Friday: 7:15am - 6pm

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