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40855 Albrae StFremont, CA 94538

Smog Check

HTP Auto Care is proud to be a STAR Certified Smog Check Test & Repair Station in Fremont, CA. For many years we have been providing top-notch smog repairs and smog tests in Fremont for the sole purpose of meeting California’s clean air standards. No matter what year, make or model your vehicle is, if it meets California‚Äôs emissions requirements, we can help!

A Star Smog Check Station Fremont

What is the STAR Smog Check Program?

Basically, the STAR Program is a program developed by the Bureau of Automotive Repair in order to improve the preceding Smog Check Program. On January 1st, 2013, the STAR Program was launched. It requires automobiles that have failed a smog check because of exceptionally high emissions levels to get the vehicle re-tested and repaired at a designated STAR Certified Smog Check Station.

What is a STAR Certified Smog Check Station?

HTP Auto Care is a STAR Certified Smog Check Station, which means we provide a higher level of smog repair and smog check services. STAR stations are obligated to meet certain performance standards that have been established and specified by the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

Some STAR Stations perform both smog testing and repairs and others just smog tests. One requirement for STAR Smog Check Stations is to display a sign that indicates whether this facility is a test-and-repair or test-only. HTP Auto Care is proud to be a STAR Certified Smog Check Test & Repair Station.

How do I know if I need to take my car to a STAR Smog Check Station?

Vehicles in Fremont and surrounding cities that are required to have a California smog check, have to pay a visit to a STAR Smog Inspection Station, like HTP Auto Care. The selection of those vehicles is based upon their smog check history, likelihood to fail their next inspection and other types of vehicle data. If you want to learn whether your vehicle is required to have an inspection from a STAR Smog Inspection Station, you can check the registration renewal notice, issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

HTP Auto Care handles all CA Smog Tests and Repairs

You can bring your vehicle to HTP Auto Care for a cheap smog check in Fremont, CA even if you are not required to have a smog check from a STAR Certified Smog Inspection Station.

We always hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of smog repair, smog testing, auto repair and maintenance, in order to prolong the life of your vehicle and help you drive safe and stress-free.

For more information or to set an appointment, give us a call today at (510) 656-7188