Emissions

Emissions Testing Taylorsville

State and local authorities in Utah and Taylorsville require that all vehicles meet certain emissions standards by undergoing specialized emissions tests. Master Lube can help your vehicle meet state requirements by testing and fixing your vehicle's emissions system.

 

Reducing Vehicle Emissions

There are several things that individuals can do to ensure that their vehicle is generating lower emissions. Lower emissions adds up to better air quality and a health Utah for everyone! At Master Lube, we recommend these suggestions to lower your emissions:
  • Using higher quality gasoline, such as middle or premium-grade.
  • Getting gasoline additives to keep your engine carburetor clean, as well as other components.
  • Servicing your vehicle with regular oil changes at the recommended intervals of time and distance.
  • Keeping your tires at proper air pressure for better fuel efficiency.
 

Why Master Lube?

Simple. Nobody wants to spend more time having inspections and tests done on their vehicle than they have to. At Master Lube, we take pride in doing the job right and quickly. Our technicians perform emissions tests tons of times, every year!

*Please note: Not all Master Lube service centers offer Inspections and Emissions Testing. Please call ahead to ensure the services are available.

Emissions Repairs

Don't worry if your vehicle fails its initial emissions test. For many vehicles, simple maintenance and repairs will usually reduce the emissions levels to a safe level. Here are some of the systems in your vehicle that directly impact its emissions levels:

 
  • Catalytic Converter: A device in your vehicle’s exhaust system that converts gases like carbon monoxide, nitrogen, and hydrocarbon into safer gases, thus reducing your emissions.
 
  • Air Injector: Your air injection system is controlled by a pump, as well as a series of check-valves and control valves. If any of these components is out of alignment, it impacts your vehicle’s ability to filter outside air into your exhaust system, which lets harmful gases build up.
 
  • EGR: EGR stands for exhaust gas recirculation. This device is located by the intake manifold and controls the intake flow of exhaust gases. By limiting the exhaust gases entering the intake manifold, it prevents over creation of oxides in the nitrogen formation.
 
  • Oxygen Sensor: Another component your in exhaust system that senses the oxygen levels in your vehicle’s exhaust gases. A broken oxygen sensor will send incorrect information to your on-board computer system, which causes misaligned fuel to air ratio.

Emission Inspections

2018 Emission Inspection Requirements
Vehicle Model Year Emission Inspection
2018 Not required
2017 Not required
2016 Required in 2018
2015 Not required
2014 Required in 2018
2013 Not required
2012 to 1968 Required in 2018
1967 and older Not required

Contact Us for an Emissions Test, Today!

 

Taylorsville

(801) 666-4338