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State Inspections

Kwik Kar at Craig Ranch McKinney

All vehicles registered in the State of Texas are required to receive an annual inspection. To get a valid state inspection sticker, the following items must be checked to meet and pass state standards.

  • Horn
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Mirrors
  • Steering Components
  • Seat Belts
  • Brake system
  • Tires
  • Wheel Assembly
  • Exhaust System
  • Exhaust Emission System
  • Highbeam Indicator
  • Tail Lamps
  • Stop Lamps
  • License Plate Lamps
  • Red Rear Reflectors
  • Turn Signals
  • Head Lamps
  • VIN Number
  • Window Tint
  • Gas Cap
  • State Required Financial Responsibility

Emissions Testing Procedures

Is your vehicle required to be emissions tested?
All Texas registered vehicles are required to receive an annual inspection. All inspections include a comprehensive safety inspection; however, some vehicles are required to have an emissions test in addition to the safety inspection.

Which vehicles are required to have the emissions test?

Vehicles registered in designated counties. Designated counties include: Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Montgomery, Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, Williamson and El Paso counties.
Gasoline powered vehicles. Diesel powered vehicles and motorcycles are exempt from emissions testing, but are still required to have the annual safety inspection.
Vehicles 2 through 24 years old OR upon expiration of the two-year initial inspection sticker.

What Type Of Emissions Test Will My Vehicle Need?

El Paso, Travis and Williamson County Motorists

In conjunction with the annual safety inspection, all gasoline powered vehicles from 2 through 24 years old which are registered or primarily operated in emissions counties will be subject to one of the following emissions tests.

1995 and older vehicles will receive the Two Speed Idle (TSI) test while 1996 and newer vehicles receive the On-Board Diagnostic (OBDII) test.

DFW and Houston/Galveston Area Motorists

In conjunction with the annual safety inspection all gasoline powered vehicles from 2 through 24 years old which are registered or primarily operated in emissions counties will be subject to one of the following emissions tests.

1995 and older vehicles will receive the Accelerated Simulation Mode (ASM) test, while 1996 and newer vehicles receive the On-Board Diagnostic (OBDII) test.

The Kwik Kar Advantage

Kwik Kar automotive centers are not franchises. Instead, all KWIK KAR locations are independent, locally owned businesses. By combing the speediness of a Kwik Lube with a full service repair facility, we can meet all of your automotive maintenance and repair needs.

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Kwik Kar at Craig Ranch McKinney
8900 Stacy Road
McKinney, TX
75070
(972)379-8418

 

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