Asked by: Traore Marfull
Asked in category: automotive, auto repair
Last Updated: 18th Jun 2024

Why is my car required to be smogged at star stations?

This means that your car will be inspected by the DMV at a smog station. The BAR monitors the vehicle closely and the vehicle must meet the high standards set by the Bureau of Automotive Repairs. Some STAR stations can only perform smog inspections.



Why do I need to smog at a starstation?

This means that your car will be inspected by the DMV at a smog station. The BAR monitors the vehicle closely and the vehicle must meet the high standards set by the Bureau of Automotive Repairs. Some STAR stations can only perform smog inspections.

What is the difference between star station and smog test only? Atest only a station is one that can perform tests and does not carry out repairs. A STAR smog-station is a station that is a part of the Bureau of Automotive Repair's STAR program. It is a more difficult testing station.

You may then wonder, "What is a star station to check smog?"

STAR stations are Smog Check stations which meet the higher standards set by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Some Star stations can only perform tests while others are licensed for both repairs and tests. A sign must be posted by the station listing the services it provides.

How can you pass the star smog test

How to Pass the California Smog Test

  1. The aCheck Enginea indicator should be checked. If the aCheck Enginea light comes on, it's an indication that your automatic smog test failed.
  2. Check that the battery isn't being used recently.
  3. Get an oil change.
  4. A tune-up is recommended but not before the test.
  5. Make sure to fill up your coolant and gas tanks.
  6. Two weeks prior to the test, drive fast.
  7. Do a pre-inspection.