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A New York state inspection is required annually for all registered vehicles. Inspections are also required when there is a transfer of ownership. Your vehicle must pass the NY state inspection before you can renew registration for another year.
State safety inspections must be performed at a DMV-licensed inspection station.
Adirondack Express Lube operates licensed New York state inspection stations serving Gloversville, NY, Amsterdam, NY, Johnstown, NY, and surrounding areas. You can find our inspection stations at the following addresses:
To schedule your appointment, call (518) 725-8885 for Gloversville or (518) 842-8377 for Amsterdam.
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The purpose of the NY state safety inspection is to improve road safety. During the inspection process, critical systems and parts of your vehicle are checked to ensure they work properly. Parts checked on cars and light trucks include:
Most vehicles must also receive an emissions inspection at the same time as the safety inspection to qualify for registration. An emissions inspection consists of engine diagnostics and other troubleshooting to ensure your vehicle is within the required emissions range for New York.
Learn more about NY state inspections on the New York Department of Motor Vehicles website.
The best way to prepare for a New York car inspection is to practice regular maintenance throughout the year. Listen to the service interval recommendations found in your owner's manual, and request an automotive repair service at the first sign of trouble. When you don't need to worry about whether your vehicle will pass the NYS safety inspection and emissions inspection, it makes everything easier on you.
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