Sacramento Smog Dog is a STAR Certified Test Only Station that performs smog inspections on all kinds of vehicles as part of the State of California’s clean air initiative.

At Sacramento Smog Dog, we are always happy to answer your questions.

Feel free to call us at 916-421-7000



Here are some answers to frequently asked questions:


What is the Smog Check Program?
How long does a Smog Check take?
Is Sacramento Smog Dog a STAR certified station?
What are STAR certified stations?
What is a Test-Only Station?
Do I need to take my vehicle to a Test-Only station?
Do I need to take my vehicle a STAR certified smog station?
Why am I being sent to a STAR certified smog station?
Do you only test STAR directed vehicles?
Does my vehicle require a Smog Check?
How often does my vehicle have to be tested?
How can I help my vehicle pass a Smog Check?
What happens if my vehicle fails a Smog Check?