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willtel willtel is offline
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Location: Marietta GA
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Originally Posted by Noah930 View Post
Silly question, but is the motor hot when you're doing the test? Of the four times I've had my car smogged (in three different states), the only time it failed was the first, when I hadn't driven the car long enough prior to testing. I took it for about 15 minutes of full-throttle runs in the neighborhood, and then returned to pass with ease.
Good point, mine failed the first time I tested it and I think that may have been the issue. I just stopped by on the way home from my normal commute and failed.

The next time I ran it on the Interstate for 20 minutes and did some 2nd gear pulls just before I got to the station, passed with no adjustments or modifications. I also called the test station owner to make sure there wasn't a line.
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