Jorge's Smog Test Only

STAR Certified Smog Test Only
Mountain View, California

(650)969-3211
740 Sierra Vista #L
Mountain View, CA 94043
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Mon-Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:30 am - 1 pm

"In a lot of people's mind a smog Check is like going to the dentist (painful, fearful, and expensive).
We Want to show you the other side of the coin (painless, pleasant, and fair-priced)!"

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We Perform "Test Only Smog Check"

"Test Only", that is no repairs or fixes which eliminate conflict of interests

  • ASM 5015 (Acceleration Simulation Mode) - The vehicle has to satisfy 50% of the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency's) requirements for the vehicle to be sold in the US when tested at 15 miles/hr.

  • ASM 2525 (Acceleration Simulation Mode) - The vehicle has to satisfy 25% of the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency's) requirements for the vehicle to be sold in the US when tested at 25 miles/hr.

  • Visual Inspection - The technician inspects parts that are needed to keep low emissions when the vehicle is "cold" (after starting), such as:
    - PCV, or Positive Crank-case Ventilation.
    - Vacuum lines.
    - Wiring and sensors.

  • Functional Inspection- - It depends on the type of vehicle, and it includes:
    - Base timing.
    - Gas cap.
    - Check-engine light.



STAR Certified Smog Check

The California STAR Program puts in place higher standards for smog testing

"STAR Certified" is a is a program developed by BAR (Bureau of Automotive Repair) that makes smog tests meet a higher set of standards.

California law actually demands that a percentage of vehicles must have their Smog Check in a STAR certified smog station. Review your DMV renewal paperwork to see if it has this requirement