Georgia Vehicle Inspections

Every year in the state of Georgia you must submit your vehicle for an emission and maintenance inspection. The ASE-certified technicians at Christian Brothers Automotive are here to answer your emission test questions so that you’re prepared when it’s time to get your car or truck inspected.

Quick Facts about Georgia Vehicle Inspections

It’s good to know that there’s an easy exemption for new car owners. If your car is a 2015, 2014 or 2013 model and you’re renewing your registration on your car this year, it doesn’t have to be inspected! For everyone else though, the Georgia Vehicle Emission Inspection Test, or VIR for short, is required before you register your vehicle.

The Georgia DMV suggests that you get your inspection taken care of a couple of weeks prior to when your car’s registration expires. This way, you have some extra time to get any repairs done and get your car retested should it fail the test. Don’t worry if your car fails, once you have the necessary repairs done you can have your car retested at the same station free of charge.

Give us a call today at (678) 293-9011 or reach out to us online to schedule your next ​Inspection & Emissions service in Stockbridge.

What to Expect With State Inspection & Emissions Tests

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1. Schedule Your Appointment

Whether scheduling online or over the phone be sure and let us know what you're experiencing so we can provide fast and accurate service advice.

2. Diagnostics and Inspections

Drop off your vehicle and the shop will get to work with inspections and diagnostics using the same equipment as the manufacturers to determine issues and next steps.

3. Digital Vehicle Inspection Report and Estimate

Following the diagnosis we will text you a digital vehicle inspection report, containing pictures and videos of our findings and recommendations.

4. Review and Approval

A service advisor will reach out to walk you through the findings and recommendations to determine how you would like to proceed, or you can approve work directly in your DVI.

5. Work Performed or Scheduled

Most work can be completed immediately, or scheduled based on parts and customer availability.

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How are Emissions Tested in Stockbridge, GA?

First, the technician will hook-up some equipment to your car or truck’s on-board computer to run the diagnostics report. This usually only takes five minutes to complete.

Second, the technician will manually inspect your gas cap. This is to make sure there’s a good seal and fuel is not leaking from it. Third, they will conduct a visual inspection of your catalytic converter to make sure it’s operating free of any interference. The catalytic converter is responsible for breaking down the harmful exhaust your car creates before it’s released into the atmosphere, so this last step is very important.

Emission and Maintenance Repairs at Eagles Landing

At our Christian Brothers Automotive location in Stockbridge, customer service is our main concern. We back our work with the 2-year/24,000-mile Nice Difference warranty. Our regular customers never have to worry about their car failing the yearly inspection because they know it is well taken care of. If your car has failed the emission test, bring it by for a complimentary inspection. We’ll fully explain our diagnosis and recommendations before we perform any work.

Experience the nice difference and call us today to schedule your emission and maintenance repairs so you can get your car back on the road!

Need an in inspection in Stockbridge? Turn to the professionals at Christian Brothers Automotive. Call us today at (678) 293-9011 or schedule an appointment online.

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  • Q. "Do you offer a warranty?"
    As part of our Nice difference.® commitment to providing our customers the best auto service experience possible, we also offer a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on all the work that we do. We offer this warranty at every Christian Brothers Automotive nationwide, and it will be honored at any location, regardless of which branch did the initial work.
  • Q. "What is a Digital Vehicle Inspection?"
    With a complimentary Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) on every visit, you’ll see firsthand photos of your vehicle from under the hood. We’ll let you know if everything is functioning properly or if there are any areas of concern. You can even approve or deny our service recommendations, all straight from your smartphone, or you can, of course, give us a call and we’ll explain our findings in further detail.
  • Q. "Can you provide service under my extended warranty?"
    Yes. At Christian Brothers Automotive, we work with all major extended warranty providers to make needed repairs for our customers. If you have an extended warranty, you can discuss your carrier with our team when scheduling an appointment and confirm that the work will be covered. You can find a partial list of the extended warranty companies we work with here.
  • Q. "My car is make x and model x. Can you help me?"
    Yes! Christian Brothers Automotive has been providing reliable car maintenance and repair for over 40 years. Over that time, our professionals and ASE-certified technicians have handled a vast range of makes and models, and they continue to navigate the forefront of the auto industry’s technologies. If you own a vehicle from a major American or foreign car maker, we are ready to service it.
  • Q. "Do you offer loaner vehicles or a shuttle service?"
    We understand you have a full schedule. Whether you need to get to work, school, or need to attend to other responsibilities, we can take you where you need to go and even pick you up and bring you back.. Just select the shuttle service option when scheduling or let the service writer know when you call to make your appointment. For more information on our free shuttles, click here.
  • Q. "Can I bring my own parts?"
    Yes, although we will not be able to offer our 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on these parts. Please reference this in your appointment details in the scheduler or when calling to make your appointment to ensure the shop is aware of your plans.

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