You can schedule your Inspection/Emissions appointment three months in advance to when your stickers are due to expire, this helps, for those that like planning ahead, if you do run into a problem during testing to keep you on the road longer!
Official Inspection Station at Boro Line Auto
Official Emission Station Boro Line Auto Service
What is checked for in the State Inspection?
According to the PA Department of Transportation website, which are the guidelines all Offical Inspection Station must follow:
Safety inspections for passenger cars and light-duty trucks require that the following items be checked:
1. suspension components
4. tires and wheels
5. lighting and electrical system
6. glazing (glass)
8. windshield washer
11. fuel system
12. the speedometer & the odometer
13. the exhaust system
14. horns and warning devices
15. the body and chassis
16. braking system
Depending on your county and/or vehicle type, additional testing may be required. At Boro Line Auto Service, INC, we give you everything you need for Inspection!
What is Emission Testing?
Emissions tests are commonly performed in many regions to try to reduce the carbon footprint of vehicles to improve air quality. Learning the emissions standards in your particular local, how and when to schedule an inspection, and how to give yourself the best chance of passing the test can take much of the stress out of the equation. That's what this post is all about!
In Pennsylvania, the Emissions Standards are broken down by county and the type of vehicle. Depending on what county you reside in, that will determine the requirements your vehichle needs to pass for testing.
To Find out what your vehicle will under-go at our garage check out this link presented by Drive Clean Pennsylvania Program:
Emission testing coincides with Safety Inspection usually and you can tell when your vehicle will be expiring by looking at the stickers in the bottom drver side windshield.
What do I need to bring when I get my vehicle inspected?
Other than your vehicle along with the key, we just need your current registration and an insurance card. That's all!
What is the Cost of Inspection and Emissions?
The price of an inspection and/or emissions test is set by the individual shop performing the service, and therefore can vary wildly..
Based on our own competitive analysis, we estimate the average price to be somewhere in the $70-90 range in the Greater Philadelphia Area.
At Boro Line Auto Service, we charge $80 including Tax!