At test-only station, technicians inspect vehicles to make sure they're not releasing noxious fumes that could harm the environment
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Technicians perform a range of tests to ensure that vehicles' smog levels are in compliance with the law
For more than 35 years, the highly trained technicians at Precision Tune Auto Care have been the sworn enemy of check-engine lights around the globe, battling auto troubles with a full array of maintenance and repair services. They tackle problems both cosmetic and mechanical on sedans, SUVs, minivans, and even hybrids, which require special care since they’re half car and half human. From 350 locations in six countries, these car clinicians hone their expertise by servicing 2.5 million vehicles each year.
Owner Philip Wells opened The Smog Man Test Only Center to help take the pain out of auto-emissions testing and provide passing grades to in-shape exhaust systems. The shop's friendly team eases the stress of chariot maintenance by completing the tests in fewer than 20 minutes, and charging a flat rate for all vehicles, including regular-size cars, SUVs, motor homes, and motor jacuzzis. A DMV requirement for all autos that must be performed biennially, standard gas and diesel smog checks run even smoother when clients follow The Smog Man’s four pro tips before visiting the shop, such as warming up the vehicle for at least 10 minutes.
We provide official SMOG TEST for all vehicles including trucks, SUVs and Gross Polluters using our cutting edge BAR-97 Emission Inspection System (EIS) required by the State of California.
During the 17-point oil change, SpeeDee's experienced technicians will replace old, worn-out oil with up to five quarts of fresh-faced young oil, straight from lubricant college and ready to take on the heat, dust, and incredible pressures of today's high-octane internal-combustion world. Additional services include checking and filling transmission fluid, radiator coolant, windshield-washer fluid, and more, as well as inspecting belts and hoses for peanut-butter smears and checking and setting tire pressure. To help newly acquainted oils and fluids fulfill their potential, tires are rotated to encourage even wear, and brakes are checked to extend the lifespan of the vehicle, the vehicle's passengers, and careless ground squirrels.
Rich’s Smog & Repair keep cars on the road with a menu of maintenance, bodywork, and inspection services. Rich’s technicians specialize in smog testing and repair, checking for and maintaining eco-friendly emissions levels, and also primp rides by detailing cabins, removing dents, and repainting surfaces marred by the elements or improperly wielded nail clippers. Inside the auto shop, the staff mends all makes and models, including Mazdas and BMWs, using quality and high-performance parts from brands such as AC Delco, NAPA, and Yokohama.
The two ASE-certified mechanics at MPG Auto Service have gone to great lengths to turn their garage into a viable alternative to pricy dealership repair shops. The owner has achieved the title of Toyota certified master technician and has slain the diesel-powered dragon needed to earn his certificate as a Toyota hybrid-system-qualified mechanic. The team also knows its way around the engines of Fords, Porsches, Volkswagens, and more than 25 other foreign and domestic makes. They put their knowledge to work performing California smog and emissions testing, exhaust-system and electrical repairs, and routine engine maintenance. The shop maintains a user-friendly vibe, encouraging potential patrons to drop in with questions about their limping or coughing automobiles.
Along with administering mandatory emissions inspections, Smog Check's ASE-certified staff keeps horseless chariots healthy with preventive maintenance and repairs. Trained specialists run vehicles through state-licensed smog checks in 15–20 minutes, awarding those that meet regulations an official certificate that gives them the right to continue motoring away. Technicians at the shop’s Soquel garage also stand ready to engage other regular services, preparing trained hands to change oil or chop down forests of worn-out air fresheners .
Named Best Auto-Repair Shop in Santa Cruz by _Good Times _ for the past two years running, Specialized Auto offers a menu of maintenance measures to unstick bubble-gummed clutches and realign roaming steering columns. Trained car whisperers adjust fluid levels and exorcize possessed windshield wipers during routine oil changes ($43.50). Sweeten metal lemons with a 5,000-mile service inspection ($50.54), which thoroughly inspects all fluids, lights, and filters, or raise your auto's emission standards with a smog check ($49.85). The shop treats all modes of motion to a courtesy hand wash to compliment their newly invigorated interiors.
Green Star Smog Check's technicians keep California's air clean?and give drivers the info they need to register or sell their cars?by testing vehicles' pollution emissions. After conducting the test, techs can issue a shiny gold star or a certificate of compliance stating that the automobile meets state requirements. The test typically takes only 15 minutes, and customers can pass the time in a clean waiting room with complimentary WiFi.
At Dietsch Werks, a team of skilled technicians and auto enthusiasts boosts the performance of cars and sport vehicles with an arsenal of repair services, as well as racetrack prepping, testing, and tuning. Mechanics treat all makes and models of cars to routine upgrades and maintenance, with a special focus on Lotus, Mini, and BMW. Dyno-pulls measure torque and horsepower as friends sip gourmet coffee and watch the car's full-throttle revving in awe. In addition to fine-tuning vehicles to their maximum performance level, Dietsch Werks places customers behind the wheel of rental Lotus racecars, giving casual motorists the opportunity to experience the life of a professional driver beyond the wearing of advertisements or celebratory chugs of milk.
Michael Rucker has been repairing cars since he was old enough to trade in his rattle for a wrench. He grew up around vehicles and went to trade school soon after graduating from high school. After working for numerous dealerships, Rucker decided to go it alone by purchasing A Auto Haus-Barron Automotive, a family-run establishment that had been around since 1985. Today, he calls upon more than two decades of experience in the auto industry and adds a personal touch to services that range from maintenance and smog checks to major engine repair. Whether the vehicle is American, Japanese, German, or a rocket-powered bumper car, Rucker is likely to know his way around it.
Being a test-only station means Ben's Smog Check gets vehicles in and out quickly, with no repairs to bog down the staff. Since it's also an official check station, owners get to leave knowing that their car is road-legal and not releasing noxious fumes that could harm the environment or make a cement truck sneeze. While waiting for their automobile to get test, guests are welcome to surf the free Wi-Fi.
The trained technicians at Precision Tune Auto Care take their customers' time seriously. They strive to provide quick yet thorough services, whether they're simply changing oil or fixing a confused check engine light that thinks it's a strobe light. To further ease scheduling, they send clients reminder emails when their car needs its next routine service.
The technicians at Premier Star Smog Check have one goal in mind each time a vehicle rolls onto the premises, and that's to check its smog levels to ensure that they're in compliance with the law. If it has four wheels, a motor, and isn't some sort of scary robot, the technicians will perform a range of tests to check each vehicle's smog levels before awarding it a certificate or sending it back to smog school. Though each smog check takes only about 15 minutes, Premier Star Smog Check still offers patrons free WiFi and is situated near different eateries for those seeking a quick bite.
More than 2 million vehicles owe their reflective finishes and sparkling chrome to Autopia Carwash. Since its opening in 1994, the single wash has blossomed in size, scale, and clientele. A tiered menu of wash packages caters to the needs of all cars, from those that need a quick five-minute clean to those that need to buff away the phone number of a cute sedan that stopped calling. Detailing services range from hand wax and paint-sealant applications to carpet cleaning, promising personal attention to cars’ every nook and cranny. Thanks to Autopia Carwash’s rain policy, customers can cruise through the wash for free if it rains within 72 hours of their previous visit.