I understand now how the tests in my state work also. I found a link below:
I noticed that it says that disconnecting the battery may lead to a 'test
incomplete' result, so I guess I will drive the 200 or so miles and see how
Thank you for the info.
The emissions warranty adivse is great. it's true most emissions
components DO have a Federal Warranty that most dealers don't want you
to know about.
I found this info from http://www.smogtips.com /
Quote from SmogTips.com recent e-mail page... "I can suggest however,
that you look into a Federal Law which states that if a vehicle fails
a smog test due to a defective emissions component which is not 5
years old, the manufacturer is required to replace the component free
of charge. I don't want you to quote me on this, but you should
definitely talk to your local dealership's shop manager about it. You
can get more information from the Bureau of Automotive Repairs
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