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Services We Offer to Our Clients

We offer Quick Smog Check services near me. Our aim is to get you in and out within 15 to 20 mins. We understand most people are on a tight schedule your time is important. We have a waiting room with WiFi access while you wait.
We can also process your DMV paperwork here, saving you hours in line at the DMV. We can issue your new tags, registration, or even new license plates right on the spot. We can complete registration renewals, title transfers, or an out-of-state registration.
Getting a Smog Check notice from the San Jose DMV is not always pleasant. As car owners ourselves, we can understand your worries. This is why we offer a 90-day free retest in case your car failed to meet testing standards. In case of a failure, you can bring your vehicle back after the repairs to get it retested, no questions asked. With our prompt and efficient smog check service, you can count on us to get you in and out quickly.

Smog Check Services

  • We provide Regular and Star Certified Smog Tests
  • We smog test sedans, pickups, vans, and RVs
  • Change of Ownership smog inspections.
  • Initial out-of-state smog check.
  • Smog Check on Diesel Vehicles.

DMV Registration Services

DMV Registration Renewals

  • Process DMV payments and paperwork
  • Receive instant tags and DMV registration
  • Issue replacement tags, DMV registration, or Title

DMV Title Transfer

  • Process DMV payments and paperwork
  • Receive new DMV registration card on the spot
  • Issue new tags and plates if needed

Vin Verification

  • We provide Vin Verification service for State Vehicles.

Why choose Smog Hut Star Station?

Nobody enjoys getting a smog test. It’s just one of those things that come with owning a motor vehicle. But we try to make your visit here at our station short, comfortable, and convenient. While our technicians complete the emissions test on your car, you can watch your favorite show on Netflix or just browse your mobile device on our free Wi-Fi network. Our waiting room is designed for your comfort in mind. Our policy is to offer the best services at low prices. Do take advantage of our coupons and offers to maximize your savings. Below are some other reasons why you should choose Smog Hut Star Station.

Other reasons to Choose Us.

  • Being a Test Only station, we don’t have any repairs to sell you.
  • Take the guess work out. We can smog any vehicle here, large and small.
  • We have a “90 Day FREE Retest” policy.
  • You can finish you registration renewal here with our DMV registration service.
  • We have a comfortable waiting room with TV and Wi-Fi access.
  • People love us on Yelp and Google.

What is the California Smog Check program?

The California Smog Check Program was initially implemented in 1984 to reduce air pollution in California by ensuring that vehicles are repaired in accordance with state and federal requirements. The program subjects vehicles to a biannual inspection to ensure that they meet the guidelines set by the state.

There are some exemptions from the Smog Check program. Gasoline Vehicles less than 6 model years old are exempt from the program (4 model years for change of ownership), unless the vehicle is coming to California from out of state. 1975 and older gasoline vehicles are also exempt from this program. 1998 and newer diesel vehicles weighing more than 14,000 GVWR require a biannual smog inspection as well (no 6 year exemption).

What Vehicles can we smog test?

Here at Smog Hut Star Station we can smog any vehicle that requires a smog check per the DMV. We smog sedans, pickup trucks, vans, SUVs, and RVs. We also offer smog checks on diesel vehicles under 14,000 GVWR. If you are unsure of something, feel free to give us a call to clarify.

Our Policy

We offer the best service along with the fairest price of Star Smog Check in San Jose. Our mission is to meet all smog-related needs of our customers and make getting a smog a hassle-free and pleasant experience. Our clear ethical values fully match the “Test Only” approach, so we are proud of providing you with the best Smog Check Service. All of our smog check technicians are experienced, friendly and professional. Smog Hut Star Station will do our best to get you in and out within 15-20 minutes or less.

Along with our customer satisfaction policy, we are also focused on keeping the air clean for our future generations. We are proud to be part of the California Smog Check program.

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If you have any questions or concerns regarding our smog services, please feel free to contact us at (408) 451-7000

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Areas We Service: Santa Clara, Campbell, East Foothills, Milpitas, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Sunnyvale & Saratoga

Who requires a smog check?

The DMV renewal notice will let you know if a Smog Check is required to register your car, and when it needs one. In California most vehicles need their smog checked every two years regardless of where they live or what type of insurance policy applies (in order for them not be uninsured)

Do I really need a smog test?

Smog checks are required for all vehicles that want to be registered in California. The type of smogs you need depends on your car’s model year and whether or not it was originally licensed out-of state before coming into this state, as well some other factors too!

What is a test only station?

Examined certified stations are licensed by the state to perform only tests on vehicles. They cannot offer any repair services and Gross Polluters can also be certified at these test Only Stations.

How can I help my vehicle pass a Smog Test?

Smog checks are important because they help to ensure that your vehicle is legal and operating properly. The first thing you should do before taking the car in for its annual smogged check-up will be giving it a good 15 minutes of driving around town, which helps keep all those emissions components warm so they’re less likely than not register as an issue during testing time!

How Can I find my vehicles Smog Check history?

To find out more about a vehicle’s past, refer to California Bureau of Automotive Repair website where you can enter license plate or (Vehicle Identification Number) VIN.