Failed Smog “Not Ready” – Drive Cycle Service Available

If your vehicle failed a smog check for Not Ready and you are unable to complete the drive cycle, we can help. Our ASE certified technicians can set your monitors to pass a smog check. Sometimes a vehicle needs to be driven in just the right pattern. Other times there are sensors or parts that require replacement. Either way, our team can get to the bottom of it.

OBD Readiness Monitors Test Standard

Gasoline Vehicles
• Number of incomplete monitors allowed to pass on gasoline powered vehicles:
– Any one for 1996 to 1999 (BAR-97 test)
– Only evap. for 2000 & newer (BAR-OIS test)

Diesel Vehicles
• Number of incomplete monitors allowed to pass on diesel powered vehicles:
– Zero for 1998 to 2006 (BAR-OIS test)
– Any two for 2007 and newer (BAR-OIS test)

Smog Check Repair Specialist in HB

Failed a smog check? No worries, we can help!

Our ASE certified technicians can diagnose, repair and deliver your vehicle back to you with a passing smog certificate. We service most foreign and domestic makes and models including: Toyota, Honda, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Buick, Dodge, Jeep, Ford, Hyundai, Nissan, Kia, BMW, Mercedes, and More.

We are also proud to be an official California CAP (Consumer Assistance Program) smog repair station. You may qualify for up to $500 in State subsidized emission related repairs.

Catalytic Converter Installer in Huntington Beach

JUST SMOGS is Orange County’s catalytic converter installation specialist. Whether you require an original (OEM) converter or a California approved aftermarket converter, we can locate the correct part, install and smog certify in one location. As a California licensed STAR Test & Repair Station, we guarantee your converter is California approved. We install catalytic converters in most makes and models: Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Lexus, Infinity, Mazda, Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, Chrysler, Mercedes, BMW, Kia, Hyundai and many more. So if your vehicle’s converter is rattling, your vehicle is setting a P0420 or P0430 fault code, or your vehicle failed its smog check, feel free to call or stop by for a free estimate (Diagnosis may be required to determine the converter is in fact defective).

Catalytic Converter Stolen in Huntington Beach ( Toyota )

This Toyota Prius had it’s catalytic converter stolen recently in Huntington Beach. According to local law enforcement, the theft can take less than 90 seconds. Our customer had us install a theft security device called the CatClamp. Apparently the Prius is a major target for catalytic converter theft locally. In our experience, SUVs and trucks seem to get hit more often because of the easy underbody access.
Common targeted vehicles are: Toyota Prius, Honda Element, Honda Pilot, Toyota Sequoia, Toyota Tacoma

How do you know when your brakes are going out ?

Winter weather is right around the corner. With proper working brakes, you’ll be safer and avoid costly damage. Here is a list of common symptoms that should should be addressed by a professional:

  • Squeaking, Squealing or Grinding Noises
  • Soft or Spongy Pedal
  • Vibration When Braking
  • Brake Light Is Illuminated
  • While Braking, Car Pulls to One Side
  • Burning Smell
  • Brake Fluid Leaks

At JUST SMOGS®, our team of technicians can diagnose and repair your brakes at a competitive price. To avoid squeaking and insure repair longevity, we only install the highest quality parts.

Right now we’re offering a 15% Off Brake Special! (Through Dec 31, 2017). Please remind us of the discount at the time of write up.