WHAT IS A “FIRING LINE”?
A firing line is the measurement of voltage it takes to jump the gap on a spark plug as seen in a secondary ignition waveform on an oscilloscope.
DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT FOR A SMOG INSPECTION?
YES. If your vehicle is 1996 or newer, we can sometimes do these same day and it usually only takes between 15-30 minutes, but we may need to put you on the schedule for another day.
YES. If your vehicle is 1995 or older, the older vehicles require a lot more in depth manual testing and may take up to 1.5 hours. The vehicle will need to be dropped off at 9am on the day of your appointment and left for the day.
HOW MUCH IS A SMOG INSPECTION?
$73.25 Pass / $65.00 Fail for 2000 and newer vehicles.
$83.25 Pass / $75.00 Fail for 1996 – 1999 vehicles
$93.25 Pass / $85.00 Fail for 1995 and older vehicles.
See Smog Table under Services for more info.
HOW MUCH IS AN OIL CHANGE?
Cost on oil changes vary from car to car. We charge $37.50 for the labor plus oil and filter. Typical non synthetic $80-$100 total, typical synthetic $100-$130 total. Please call for quote on oil changes on Diesel vehicles.
Every oil change we do comes with a full safety inspection and service which includes: rotating tires, checking and topping off all fluids, checking belts and hoses, brake check, lubing all chassis and U-joint fittings, checking wheel bearings and steering components and more. See oil change sheet. If any concerns are found you will either be called and given an estimate for repairs that can be done same day or estimates will be prepared for you and available when your vehicle is picked up.
WHAT IS YOUR LABOR RATE?
$95.00 per hour
$105.00 per hour if you supply any of your own parts
$120.00 per hour on all motor homes