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  1. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Tried to do smog check today and I was told by technicians that my car would fail smog check because car battery died and I have not driven enough miles since then. They were not able to advise me how much more miles exactly I would need to drive, but they said around 500 or in some cases even...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    What is your state law on buyer or seller responsibility for SES/CEL & smog tests? Edit: Change the question, as per E36_phantom in post #2 below, to more about the seller's specific legal responsibility. Edit: Further generalized the question, as per Edjacks' comments in post #3 to cover both...
  3. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello community, My BMW is now up for a DMV Smog Test inspection for sticker renewal. Can anyone recommend a good test station in LA area? :dunno: Thanks!
  4. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    My 1991 325iC with 201K miles on it failed the smog check. I had done the following beforehand: - replaced spark plugs - replaced air filter - replace fuel filter - refurbished the fuel injectors (taking them out and having them cleaned) beforehand. - Ran Guaranteed to Pass for one tank The...
  5. 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994)
    I've been working on this 740il to pass the smog check. Smog technician said it was running rich on fuel. After 4 failed tests I got two catalytic converters installed,and Passed the smog check. About 5 minutes later the exhaust starts making these loud popping noises (misfire?), and smelling...
  6. E24 (1976 - 1989)
    Hi guys, I'm new to this forum. I'm having trouble getting my '86 635CSi (manual) to pass smog here in California. I bought it at 100k miles, now has 202k. Been off the road for 5 years. Starting with my initial smog check, I have had trouble passing the low speed test, but have squeezed past...
  7. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    Ok I'm a newbie and not mechanic saavy, I have a bmw Z4 2.5, 2004, 70,000 miles. I had a small leak in the radiator expansion tank, I bought a new tank from Tischer bmw and my car guy changed it as well as a new upper radiator hose yesterday. I went and had a smog check this morning to be...
  8. California
    California Smog Check Assistance Program If you meet certain requirements you can get up to $500 from the State of California to repair your emission control equipment: http://www.autorepair.ca.gov/80_BARR...sist_FAQs.html http://www.autorepair.ca.gov/80_BARR...ms/CAP_App.pdf
  9. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    My 2001 330ci DSC won't turn off. I can't get my smog check without being able to turn the traction control off. Anyone know what to do about this? Could it be a fuse? Or is it something that is going to cost me a fortune? Is there any way to smog test a car without having to go on the rolling...
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