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Why The DEQ Test Is Important To All Of Us

Accurate Auto. is a certified Oregon DEQ Repair Facility employing an advanced emission specialist. We are dedicated to helping you pass the DEQ test and protect Oregon’s environment.
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) implemented the Enhanced Vehicle Emissions Testing Program in September 1997. The Environmental Quality Commission adopted this program as a key component of plans to keep the air clean in the Portland area

Background

Vehicle inspection is one of the Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) most successful programs to help reduce air pollution caused by motor vehicles. DEQ manages two vehicle inspection programs in Oregon. The Vehicle Inspection Program for Portland and surrounding areas started in 1975. The Rogue Valley vehicle inspection for Medford, Ashland and surrounding areas began in 1986.
By inspecting exhaust emissions, DEQ identifies vehicles that are producing more air pollution than expected and need maintenance.
Modern passenger cars and trucks are equipped with sophisticated emission control systems capable of minimizing pollution from exhaust. Vehicle inspection programs are designed to ensure these systems are working properly so vehicles stay clean in actual use.

Why is vehicle inspection needed?

Vehicle inspection is the most effective program to reduce air pollution from vehicles. Emissions from motor vehicles are the major cause of air pollution in the Portland area. Vehicles produce 41 percent of ground-level ozone (smog) and 60 percent of carbon monoxide emissions in the region.
Every city in the U.S. with a serious carbon monoxide or smog problem has developed a vehicle inspection program to help combat it. On average, vehicles that fail vehicle inspection tests produce up to four times as much pollution as those that pass.

Vehicle inspection works

Air pollution in the Portland and Medford areas has been dramatically reduced because of the vehicle inspection programs. Since population and traffic are predicted to grow steadily in both regions, vehicle inspection and other air pollution prevention programs will still be needed to keep the air healthy.
In the early 1970s, downtown Portland violated the national health standards for carbon monoxide an average of once every three days. There hasn’t been a single carbon monoxide violation in downtown Portland since 1985.
In the Medford area, national health standards for carbon monoxide were violated 35 times in 1985, more than all other Oregon cities combined. After the vehicle inspection program began in 1986, carbon monoxide pollution levels declined and there were just two violations in 1988. There have been no violations of the health standards for carbon monoxide since 1991.

5 Reasons To Make Accurate Auto Repair Your First Call For Any Service On Your Vehicle

  • We will repair only what's necessaryAnd advise you of other problems we see WITHOUT pressuring you.
  • We promise no surprises.Because we never perform a service on your vehicle or exceed our estimate without your OK.
  • We guarantee our workWe offer up to a 5yr/50000 mile parts and labor warranty on most repairs.
  • We feature the latest in state-of-the-art equipmentTo ensure your problem is fixed right the first time.
  • We offer 12 months no interest finance o.a.c.So you have time to pay for that unexpected repair.

What Our Customers Say

“I appreciate Accurate Auto's professionalism and integrity. They are always pleasant to work with and I feel like I can trust them with my vehicles. The work is always completed on time and I always walk out of their shop feeling good about my experience.”

Roger W., Hillsboro

“Great service and refreshing honesty this is what you get with this shop. Been going here for the last couple of years and I will continue to go here for all my automotive needs!”

Jason S, Beaverton

“Accurate auto always gives 5 star service. They are very honest and straight forward making having a conversation over the work easier. You know what can't wait and what can. The atmosphere is friendly with a great staff and the prices are reasonable”

Luis V.

Automotive Service, Maintenance & Repair

You can count on Accurate Auto with keeping your vehicle safe and you can rest assured your car will receive routine maintenance, repairs and any other service needed. Learn about our Automotive Services

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Accurate Auto is ASE Certified, and AAA Auto Repair center. We are a Better Business Bureau Accredited Busines with an A+ rating and Authorized Vehicle Emissions Repair Facility. Learn More about our accreditations.

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