Signs You Might Not Pass Your Emissions Test

In recent years, sustained efforts have been made to reduce the harmful emissions from motor vehicles that have failed emissions test requirements. The reason for these efforts is easy to understand: reducing environmental pollution. As a result, law regulations specify some limits that must not be disregarded, otherwise they lead to sanctions. It can happen that you do not pass the emission test without knowing that the car you drive has problems. Some vehicles have visible symptoms, while others do not. It is advisable to pay attention to the smoke that comes out from the exhaust system. If it is too black or black-blue-ish, it may be a first sign that the car has emission problems. While driving, you can notice other problems that may indicate damage to the exhaust system. They include:
  • Significant decrease in engine power
  • Heavy or jerky acceleration
  • Luminous warnings in the dashboard
  • Increased fuel consumption
Predisposed to emission problems are cars older than 10 years, but also those that, over time, have experienced major technical failures or have been modified for extra power. By reducing harmful emissions, specialists guarantee that your car will fit within the limits imposed by law. This way, you can safely pass the emission test on all types of roads and, most importantly, you can rest assured that you are driving a safe car.