Emission Testing

September 15, 2016

Checking the Emissions for your Vehicle

  To help maintain your vehicle properly, make sure that it is brought in for an inspection on a regular basis. When we inspect it, we can also check for the emissions it produces. Every vehicle will put out some type of emissions. Whether it is directly from the engine or it comes out the exhaust system, there will be some residue from the running engine to deal with. Most vehicles manufactured these days are meant to run a pretty clean engine, when they are in peak operating condition. Older cars or ones that are not in good repair might not have such a great emissions history with the exhaust system. Taking it in for a test by a professional is the one way to find out or simply look at your exhaust pipe as it warms up in the driveway. Emissions are toxins and pollutants released by the engine of the vehicle. Certain states have heavy restrictions on how many emissions your vehicle can release without getting a ticket. They need to be inspected annually and get a sticker that says they made it through the testing process and be paid. When you are not inspected and happen to get pulled over by a police officer for another traffic violation, then they can also write you a ticket for not have an emissions sticker on your car. If you are uncertain about the emissions in your vehicle, make sure to bring it in so we can inspect it for you. To get your vehicle tested for its emissions, you simply make an appointment with us so we can do the certified testing. Then we will hook up special machinery to the exhaust system of your vehicle. It will be turned on and then monitor the air output from the exhaust. The machine will run for a few minutes and then be turned off. A computer print out from the emissions test will then be read and it details the parts per million (PPM) that are released from your vehicle. This can help to identified if it is economically friendly and what emissions are produced. If you ever have any questions, make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can test the emissions for you. This can make for a safe and pleasant driving experience.
October 24, 2014

Emissions are Important to Check

To help maintain your vehicle properly, make sure that it is brought in for an inspection on a regular basis. When we inspect it, we can also check for the emissions it produces. Every vehicle will put out some type of emissions. Whether it is directly from the engine or it comes out the exhaust system, there will be some residue from the running engine to deal with. Most vehicles manufactured these days are meant to run a pretty clean engine, when they are in peak operating condition. Older cars or ones that are not in good repair might not have such a great emissions history with the exhaust system. Taking it in for a test by a professional is the one way to find out or simply look at your exhaust pipe as it warms up in the driveway. What Are Emissions from the Vehicle Emissions are toxins and pollutants released by the engine of the vehicle. Certain states have heavy restrictions on how many emissions your vehicle can release without getting a ticket. They need to be inspected annually and get a sticker that says they made it through the testing process and be paid. When you are not inspected and happen to get pulled over by a police officer for another traffic violation, then they can also write you a ticket for not have an emissions sticker on your car. If you are uncertain about the emissions in your vehicle, make sure to bring it in so we can inspect it for you. Regular Maintenance is Important To get your vehicle tested for its emissions, you simply make an appointment with us so we can do the certified testing. Then we will hook up special machinery to the exhaust system of your vehicle. It will be turned on and then monitor the air output from the exhaust. The machine will run for a few minutes and then be turned off. A computer print out from the emissions test will then be read and it details the parts per million (PPM) that are released from your vehicle. This can help to identified if it is economically friendly and what emissions are produced. Regular maintenances are important to matter what because that way we can notice an issue forming before it turns into a much larger problem. If an issue is ignored, it can result in a costly repair bill in the future. Why Emissions Matter Emissions matter because that is air that everyone breathes. For states that are highly populated with a lot of congestion, it could mean many more toxins going in to the air by people who commute on the highways. When states restrict what can go in to the air, it saves the environment from being damaged. The air is cleaner simply by forcing people to keep their cars in good repair so they are not heavy on emissions releases. If you ever have any questions, make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can test the emissions for you. This can make for a safe and pleasant driving experience.
August 30, 2013

Why Emission testing is important for your vehicle

Having an emission test done on your vehicle is important for you, your vehicle, and the environment as well.  The emission test is a standard test that allows comparable measurements of exhaust emission for the different types of engines, as well as different types of vehicles. When this test is done, you will be able to know how much pollution your vehicle is producing. The pollutants that are produced are a concern because they factor into your health and the air quality around you. By helping to control the pollutants produced from your vehicle, you can help to improve the air around overall, as well as buildings and other structures in the area. It is always important to do anything you can to have a safe and reliable vehicle. What is purpose for Emission Testing? The emission test will check for levels of hazardous materials that escape from the engine of your vehicle. The goal of an emissions test is to help reduce the amount of pollutants that are harmful to the environment. The emission test also focuses on improving the overall air quality. This is because a standard combustion engine can release numerous pollutants into the environment. Some of these are harmful to humans and animals. The particulates are soot byproducts of fuel that can lead to respiratory issues. The carbon dioxide that is emitted is a greenhouse gas that can contribute to global warming, as well as harming the environment. Why you should have the emissions tested on your vehicle By having an emissions test done on your vehicle, it will be able to run more efficient and be safer for you and your family in the long run. Emission tests can help have the air you breathe be the cleanest possible. You can also help to prevent some harmful pollutants from getting into the environment. Most of these pollutants are resulted from unburned or partially burned fuel that passes through the combustion system of your vehicle’s engine. The other pollutants produced are naturally occurring chemical reactions. These occur from the temperature and the air mixing when your vehicle is in operation. The benefits of Emission Testing for your vehicle Having your vehicle’s emissions tested can offer several benefits for you. It can determine if your vehicle is producing or releasing pollutants, and how much into the environment. This can help with your health, as pollutants may sometimes lead to reparatory issues such as asthma or allergies. It will also help reduce smog, which are pollutants that are released into the atmosphere. Beside you and the atmosphere, emission tests can help to benefit buildings and structures as well. Some pollutants may lead to damage or destruction of buildings and structures. Your vehicle will then be able to run cleaner and safer for you and everyone around you. So it is always best to take your vehicle in to get tested to make sure it is running as clean as it can be.