Smog Checks Ocean Beach, Point Loma

Is it time to get your SMOG checked again?

We know you just want to get it done fast and for a reasonable price. Make an appointment with us and we’ll fit you in to get it done quickly and have you back SMOG certified in no time. We are running a SMOG check special for $45 this month.

If your car doesn’t pass the California regulations for SMOG. Ebers Street Garage is equipped for SMOG Diagnostics to identify the problem and get you back legally on the road quickly.

Minimize the Smog Coming From your Vehicle

Most vehicles require smog checks every 2 years to maintain compliant registration in California. Here at Ebers Street Garage, we are smog certified so you can have your smog checked right here in Ocean Beach.

SMOG Check FAQs

Smog not only can affect the performance of your car but it also is hazardous to the environment. It is no secret that we’ve almost reached the limit on our carbon footprint. The state of California is on the forefront of environmental issues and this is part of our responsibility to our planet.
Currently, smog inspections are required for all vehicles biennially, except diesel powered vehicles 1997 year model and older or with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) of more than 14,000 lbs, electric, natural gas powered vehicles over 14,000 lbs, motorcycles, trailers, or gasoline powered vehicles 1975 and older.
Smog inspections are required unless your vehicle is:

  • Gasoline powered 1975 year model or older
  • Diesel powered 1997 year model and older or with a Gross Vehicle Weight rating (GVWR) of more than 14,000 lbs
  • Electric
  • Natural gas powered with a GVWR rating of more than 14,000 lbs.
  • Motorcycle
We recommend that you contact the Bureau of Automotive Repair’s (BAR) Referee Program toll free at 800.622.7733 for Smog Check dispute resolution and inspection assistance. Consumers meeting low income eligibility requirements may also be eligible for repair assistance or vehicle retirement through BAR’s Consumer Assistance Program. For more information, call toll free at 800.952.5210. For other FAQs on smog and more information check the California DMV Website smog page.

By keeping up with your smog check-ups, you are killing two birds with one stone. Make your appointment today.

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