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Emissions Test

Emissions Test

Personal vehicle emissions add to the air pollution in many states. As a responsible driver, you care about aiding the national effort to reduce vehicle emissions—not just because all states have a vehicle emissions limit, but also because a vehicle that exceeds emissions limits is generally in poor repair, decreasing its safety and reliability. Because you depend on your vehicle for day to day needs, you want to keep it in the best repair possible. Our shop keeps your car in top condition by offering comprehensive emissions testing as well as superior customer service.

During an emissions test, our technicians will connect a device to the tailpipe of your vehicle while the engine is running to measure your automobile’s emissions while it is idle and while it is revving. We will compare our results to the state standards for your vehicle. We also check to make sure that your muffler is in good shape, and we will also make sure that your hoses and pipes are properly connected and working well.

From the moment you walk through our door until you leave satisfied with the results, our team strives to supply only the best service to you and your vehicle.

Many shops focus only on completing the work order, but our dedicated technicians go above and beyond to exceed your customer service expectations. Put our service to the test by calling our shop or stopping in to schedule an emissions test for your vehicle today!

If you're about to register or renew your vehicle's registration, you will likely be informed to conduct an emissions test. Professional conduct emissions test, also known as smog checks, determine the level of pollutants emitted by your vehicle's exhaust system.

When the time comes to conduct your emissions test, ask yourself: who do you want to entrust your vehicle to? Do you want to work with certified professionals that treat your vehicle with care? Do you want your emissions test conducted properly? If you answered yes to either of these questions, we know where you can turn. You can turn to Cien Motor Werks.

Offering the finest emissions testing services in the region, we will thoroughly inspect your vehicle and inform you of any repairs that must be conducted. As a bonus, we can conduct repairs and maintenance in our service center too.

Schedule a visit by dialing (623) 932-1190 today.

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Emissions Testing Made Easy

There are many reasons why motorists value our services. One of the biggest reasons? We make the inspection process as simple as can be.

Simply schedule an inspection at our service center, bring your vehicle, and wait on-site while we conduct our work. In as little as twenty minutes, we can provide you with a detailed report on your vehicle's emissions.

Your Eco-Friendly Auto Experts

We believe every motorist and mechanic should do their part to protect their environment. While vehicles are bound to emit a certain level of pollutants, we believe that all emissions should be kept to an absolute minimum. While remedying the issues that lead to excessive emissions might be difficult for some, we know how to optimize any vehicle that enters our shop.

Some of the ways we can improve your vehicle's emissions include the following:

Switch to Premium Fuel

The fuel that goes into your vehicle matters as much as the food that goes into your body. Premium fuels contain cleaning agents that can remove dirt from your vehicle's engine. With less dirt blocking fuel lines, emissions will likely decrease.

Book an Oil Change

An oil change can do wonders for any vehicle. Engine oil cools, cleans, and lubricates your vehicle's components. The more often you change the oil, the more efficiently it will do these things.

Change the Air Filters

Many motorists may neglect to think of the air filters in a vehicle, but these components are vital to the performance of your engine. When an air filter becomes clogged and caked with dust, engine airflow reduces dramatically. When an engine has a reduction in airflow, pollutants and harmful deposits build up.

Fully Equipped for Smog Checks and More

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. We care about your vehicle, but we also care about our clients.

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.

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.

Schedule Your Smog Test Today

As a motorist, it is your duty to make sure your vehicle emits no more than a certain level of pollutants. With us overseeing your vehicle’s inspections, making sure you’re protecting the environment is as easy as can be.

Be a part of the solution, not the problem. 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.

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