State inspection

STATE INSPECTIONS TO PUT YOU IN A BETTER STATE OF MIND.

You can get state inspections all over town. However, no other place works as hard as Service First to make the experience seamless and efficient. Because we believe even a state inspection is an opportunity for great service.

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TURN TO US FOR STATE CAR INSPECTIONS

Texas law requires that all vehicles pass an annual state inspection. (Emissions testing may also be required in some cases.) A state inspection evaluates all of your car's safety systems, including brakes, steering, tires, exhaust, lights, horn, mirrors, seat belts, and windshield wipers.

Texas drivers must show valid proof of insurance as part of a state inspection.

While we're testing your vehicle, come inside and make yourself comfortable. If the kids are with you, they can blow off a little steam in our indoor, glass-enclosed indoor children's playground.

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Two steps one sticker

As a result of House Bill 2305 passed during the 83rd legislative session (2013), the State of Texas no longer issues inspection stickers and has transitioned to a "Two Steps, One Sticker" vehicle inspection and registration program. Your registration sticker serves as combined proof of registration and inspection. Beginning March 1, 2016, you will have 90 days to complete the Two Steps. In order to renew on time, your vehicle must pass inspection no earlier than 90 days before your registration expires.

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WHEN DOES YOUR VEHICLE NEED TO BE INSPECTED?

A state inspection is required every year, with a five-day grace period after your car’s inspection sticker expires.

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WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CAR FAILS ITS SAFETY INSPECTION?

Your Service First technician will tell you what needs remedying to pass inspection. Retesting is free within fifteen days. The best way to pass the inspection is to keep your car well-maintained and to make any necessary repairs.

Why Service First?

We pride ourselves on being different than your average auto service shop with ASE Certified Technicians and state-of-the-art equipment. That all starts with our friendly handshake and extends to our satisfaction guarantee, driving unparalleled customer service through everything we do.

  • You will be greeted within 15 seconds of pulling up.
  • All oil changes include a thorough courtesy inspection complete with photos of your vehicle.
  • Customer satisfaction is guaranteed.
  • Kids love our enclosed indoor play area.
  • Complimentary Starbucks coffee in the waiting room.
  • You're more than welcome to stay in your car during the service.
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