Smog Check: Testing and Repairs

Smog Checks in San Mateo

*Please bring your DMV renewal notice indicating a Smog Check is required with you and your Smog Check certificate will be electronically sent to the DMV.

Why Choose Palm Avenue Motors in San Mateo for Your Smog Testing and Repair

  • Specialized smog check service station in San Mateo
  • Smog test and repair options to minimize cost and maximize convenience
  • Smog failure diagnosis with onsite repair and smog retesting
  • State-of-the-art automotive smog repair systems and tools
  • We participate in the California State Free Smog Testing Program
  • Ask about smog repair discounts and coupons

San Mateo's Trusted Source for Smog Testing and Repair

Ask any car or truck owner in San Mateo who they recommend for smog testing and repair, and they will tell you Palm Avenue Motors.

Since 1972, the pro mechanics at Palm Avenue Motors have provided quick smog testing and cost-effective smog repairs when needed. Start a maintenance service plan with us that can help prevent high-cost repairs to your emission system. We are professional, honest, and friendly. For five star, cost conscious smog testing and repair services call Palm Avenue Motors at 650-345-3596 to schedule an appointment today or stop by our location at 2201 Palm Ave in San Mateo, CA, 94403.

What Does Palm Avenue Motors Do During a Smog Check?

We inspect your car or truck's emissions-control equipment to measure the number of pollutants your vehicle is emitting.

First, Palm Avenue Motors will analyze your car or truck's OBD computer system, emissions-control system, and check engine light codes for standard warnings that your emissions system is no longer functioning properly.

Next, we will inspect your car or truck's gas cap, ignition timing, exhaust gas recirculation system, fuel, and evaporative system.

Finally, we will perform a Tailpipe Emissions Inspection which measures the type and quantity of any pollutant emitted from your vehicle's tailpipe.

Did You Pass Your Smog Test?

Great! If your vehicle passes a smog check, Palm Avenue Motors will provide you a vehicle inspection report showing your vehicle's results and will electronically send the smog certificate to DMV.

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