Emissions Testing

Emissions testing, commonly referred to as smog checks, is a mandatory test most vehicles require when licensing and renewing. When your vehicle needs an emissions test, Cien Motor Werks is here for you.

Our fully equipped facility offers rapid emissions testing using the latest in computerized equipment. We’ll expertly determine your engine’s emissions rates and can proceed with the necessary repairs or upgrades, to ensure they are up to your state’s regulations and standards.

Call (623) 932-1190 to schedule an emissions test.

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Prompt Smog Testing

An emissions test must be completed every two years, as part of your registration renewal process. When your vehicle isn't performing at its most efficient, engine emissions testing will reveal if your vehicle is emitting pollutants into the air.

Our large and well-equipped location allows us to offer rapid turnaround times limiting your visit to twenty to thirty minutes. We'll affix measuring equipment to your vehicle to assess both idle and accelerating emissions and measure the quantity of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons, and oxygen released.

Allow us to streamline your vehicle's registration renewal process with our timely smog check inspections.

Computerized Equipment for Accurate Smog Checks

For the most precise and accurate results, we use state-of-the-art measuring equipment for our emissions tests. In addition to its necessity as part of your renewal process, emissions tests are also important as far as preventative maintenance is concerned. Emissions tests are often the first sign of mechanical troubles or repair needs.

After completion of the test, we'll present you with a copy of the results, including pass or fail condition.

You can depend on our diligent testing and results, regardless of the age or condition of your vehicle.

Failed Smog Test

Unfortunately not every vehicle passes an emissions test. If your car does not pass it is probably due to underlying engine issues that are typically easy and inexpensive to repair.

In the event that your car fails the smog test, we will provide you with repair and maintenance services. First, we will locate the site of the problem, which could be a compromised converter or another flaw in one of your vehicle's components.

We'll service your engine and exhaust systems, ensuring they are up-to-date and performing efficiently.

Our team will ensure your vehicle is ready for emission retesting.

Experienced Certified Auto Mechanics

Drivers have depended on our dependable smog checks and other mechanical services for a number of years. We are a team of expert mechanics with extensive experience and training.

We're committed to keeping vehicles compliant with regulations for both performance and environmental reasons. We have the latest resources for proper and accurate testing, and we'll serve you swiftly to reduce any inconveniences.

We'll keep you informed on all matters concerning your vehicle's maintenance.

Ensure Your Vehicle's Efficiency with Smog Checks

When you are in search of a skilled mechanic to perform your smog test, search no further than Cien Motor Werks. Our mechanics offer the services and expertise you need.

Reach out to us today to schedule your emissions test. We look forward to serving you.

Emissions Testing in Avondale, Goodyear and Litchfield Park

Smog Check inspections monitor vehicle emissions and determine whether they are in excess of an acceptable environmental safety standard. Smog Check programs are part of a commitment towards maintaining and improving air quality. As a certified Smog Test and Repair center, Cien Motor Werks is authorized to perform Smog checks that meet the standards required for vehicle registration.

How Often Do I Need a Smog Test?

Smog Checks are now mandatory when renewing the registration for your vehicle. Once a Smog Certificate has been issued, you may officially register your vehicle within 90 days after passing a Smog Check.

What is a Smog Test?

A smog check procedure ensures that your vehicle is not contributing to the smog in the air. In other words, it’s necessary for the greater good of the environment. Smog checking is a relatively quick process and only takes 20 to about 30 minutes. It’ll make sure your car isn’t releasing extra pollutant emissions, and if it is, we’ll just fix the problem for you!

Where Can I Get a Smog Test?

The paperwork for some vehicles requires testing exclusively at a STAR center testing station. If your registration documents do not mention the STAR program and you need a Smog Check performed, call Cien Motor Werks today to schedule an appointment with one of our authorized technicians.

What If My Vehicle Fails a Smog Test?

Only a certified general auto mechanic can repair your vehicle if it has failed a Smog test inspection. Cien Motor Werks mechanics are authorized to diagnose and repair any car, truck, or SUV in order to meet the standards required by the local DMV.

So what do you do next? There are a variety of options to choose from when it comes to a vehicle that has failed a smog test. The first is to think things through and decide whether your automobile is worth repairing. If your car is on its last legs and has been causing you to spend big bucks on tiny repairs, then it might be time to say goodbye. Retiring a vehicle is never easy to do, but if the expenses outweigh the results then you just might have to do that. If retiring your car is not an option, then you can have it repaired and retested by our licensed smog check repair technician.

Is Any Vehicle Exempt From a Smog Inspection?

Smog inspections are NOT required for:

  • A gas-powered 1975 year model or older
  • Diesel-powered 1997 year model or older with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of more than 14,000 lbs.
  • An electric vehicle
  • Natural gas-powered with a GVWR rating of more than 14,000 lbs.

If you are in need of a professionally licensed smog test facility, then we are the company for you. Our reliable staff and impeccable service will leave you feeling happy and satisfied with the results. We are ready to help you with your automobile needs. Call us today for more information about Avondale Smog Testing.