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. With these results, you’ll have all the information you need to make an educated decision. With us, there is never any guess-work, estimating, or hunches. We provide accuracy and complete transparency—every step of the way.
You can depend on our diligent testing and results, regardless of the age or condition of your vehicle. And that’s not any old promise—that is a guarantee.
Failed Smog Test
Sometimes a vehicle may fail the emissions test. If your vehicle doesn’t meet the passing requirements, don’t panic. 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. Thankfully, these issues are often easy to correct. As you might already know, we are the ones who can fix them.
In the event that your car fails the smog test, we will provide you with repair and maintenance services. Whatever the repairs, the team at our facilities will take care of them—that is our promise to you. 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. After that, we’ll get to work on correcting the issue.
We'll service your engine and exhaust systems, ensuring they are up-to-date and performing efficiently. Should we find anymore underlying issues, we will inform you immediately. What’s more, we will make sure you are informed every step of the way. Transparency is key in our industry, and there is no company more up-front than ours.
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. They value our service because of our attention to detail and full-service approach. When we’re handling the inspection and the repairs, they can rest easy knowing every repair is undertaken with regulations and codes in mind. 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.
Rest assured, when you rely on our hardworking team for your smog tests and other services, your vehicle will never be out of commission for long. As fellow workers and carpoolers ourselves, we understand the importance of one’s vehicle. We’ll make sure your repairs and inspections never take any longer than necessary.
We'll keep you informed on all matters concerning your vehicle's maintenance.
Ensure Your Vehicle's Efficiency with Smog Checks
Vehicles are a big investment. Most of us want to hold onto our vehicles for a little more than a few years, if not longer. Making sure your car lasts that long requires a little bit of effort. With us, however, you never need to put in too much effort. All you have to do is call and set up an appointment with our team, and we’ll worry about the rest. We will ensure your vehicle runs at top-efficiency for as long as possible.
Though several factors may influence the results of your emissions test, such as vehicle age, the weight of the vehicle, and its fuel type, we’ll do our best to make sure you get the most out of that vehicle.
Once you put your trust in us, you’ll never have to worry about things falling to the wayside. Schedule regular inspections, and we’ll make sure everything runs according to spec.
Skilled Mechanics for Emissions 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.
We are skilled in more than maintenance and inspections. We are also skilled in the ways of customer service. From the moment we pick up the phone to the moment we hand your keys back to you, we’ll make sure your customer experience is as enjoyable as can be. Our mechanics and administrative staff will answer all your questions and address any concerns you have along the way.
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?
For most people, emissions tests do not come up very often. 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! We’ll make sure your vehicle runs smoothly and that you have all the peace of mind you need to stay focused on the road ahead.
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 Litchfield Park Smog Testing.