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Emissions Testing Bangor ME

Emissions testing is something that you may be required by law to have performed on your exhaust system. Car emissions are managed by the Environmental Protection (EPA) Agency, and auto emissions are a large environmental concern. Exhaust emission and car emission create pollutants that can be harmful to human health as well as the planet.

Bouchard & Sons Towing
(207) 947-0739
602 Main Road North
Hampden, ME
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Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Towing
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24 Hours Service
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New England Transmission
(207) 947-5222
1570 Hammond Street
Bangor, ME
 
Bangor - Branch
(207) 941-0035
60 Doane St
Bangor, ME
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Safelite Auto Glass Repair and Replacement
(888) 256-7715
1498 Hammond Street
Bangor, ME
Services
Auto Glass Repair,Mobile Auto Repair

Bangor Tire Co
(207) 942-8484
Coldbrook Rd
Bangor, ME
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Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service
(207) 945-4517
1178 Hammond St
Bangor, ME
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Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Affordable Signs by Fred Jones
(207) 942-7788
97 Harvard St
Bangor, ME
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Auto Body

Carrs Automatic Transmission Limited
(506) 466-4408
Bangor, ME
 
Maine Signs
(207) 941-1108
499 Hammond St
Bangor, ME
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Auto Body

Bangor Neon Incorporated
(207) 947-2766
1567 Hammond St
Bangor, ME
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Auto Body

Emissions Testing

Emissions testing is something that you may be required by law to have performed on your exhaust system. Car emissions are managed by the Environmental Protection (EPA) Agency, and auto emissions are a large environmental concern. Exhaust emission and car emission create pollutants that can be harmful to human health as well as the planet.

In the United States, the EPA rules for emissions testing can be followed by individual states. However, the state of California has more stringent auto emissions guidelines and their special dispensation from the government allows other states to adopt the exhaust emission standards of California. You will be informed of any car emissions testing required when you register your vehicle or go in for plates. If you haven’t met your state requirements for exhaust system testing you won’t be given a registration.


However, not all states require regular emissions testing and some only require newer vehicles to be checked annually. Although most states do require you to have your auto emissions tested, the variability among states is tremendous. California is by far the most stringent in their rules for exhaust system maintenance and testing. The few exempted vehicles include diesel, electric powered, hybrids, and gas powered vehicles weighing more than 14,000 pounds. Also exempted are motorcycles, trailers and vehicles less than 6 years old. However, if you drive Michigan or South Carolina you won’t be asked about any emissions testing. It’s important to check with your state Department of Motor Vehicles if you relocate so that you are in compliance.

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