Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Just Smogs will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. We wish to extend to you and your families our warmest wishes for a safe and reflective Memorial Day. We are eternally grateful to our fellow Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedom and way of […]

Volkswagen OBD II Monitor Drive Cycle

Volkswagen OBD II Monitor Drive Cycle

A reader wrote in to say that she’s having trouble getting her 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit to complete OBD II monitors.  I shared the following drive cycle wither her, and decided to post it here for others experiencing similar issues with their Volkswagen vehicles. This drive cycle should be valid for Volkswagen engine codes BGP and […]

EVAP System Failure and Diagnostics

EVAP System Failure and Diagnostics

Evaporative Emissions Control System (EVAP) What Does The EVAP System Do? The evaporative emissions control system (EVAP) on your vehicle is designed to prevent fuel vapors  from escaping into the atmosphere from your gasoline tank. Why? Fuel vapors are composed of hydrocarbon molecules (HC) which when exposed to sunlight and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) result […]

The Often Misunderstood Crane Fly

The Often Misunderstood Crane Fly

The Crane Fly, also known as, Daddy Long Legs, Skeeter Eater, Mosquito Hawk, Giant Mosquito, or, as my wife likes to call them, “I don’t care if you kill it, but just get that thing out of the house!” I can’t think of a more misunderstood bug than the simple Crane fly. Crane Fly Baby Boom Have […]

Catalytic converter identification and inspection

Catalytic converter identification and inspection

In this post I’ll go over aftermarket catalytic converters, why its important to select a catalytic converter that has been approved for your vehicle, and what smog inspectors look for when inspecting catalytic converters during a smog inspection. This is going to be a long post, so if all you want is a quick summary, […]

Permissions – Just Smogs, Inc.

Permissions – Just Smogs, Inc.

Our trademarks This Trademark List and Logos List sets out an illustrative, non-exhaustive list of trademarks owned by Daniel N. Kahale, and/or JUST SMOGS, Inc. If you have questions about our trademarks, please contact us. When using  a JUST SMOGS screenshot or data Prior express written permission is required in order to reproduce, republish, mirror, or translate […]

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