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VEHICLE TEST TYPES

1-7 years old 
EXEMPT

8 - 11 years old
OBD PLUG-IN TEST
(including hybrid vehicles)


12 years old to
model year 1982
I/M 240
DYNAMOMETER TEST

Vehicles equipped with OBD,  
that are too large or too small
or are otherwise incompatible
with the dynamometer ,
will be given an OBD test

1981 and older
TWO SPEED IDLE
TAILPIPE TEST 


 

Be sure your vehicle
is READY for its 
REINSPECTION

If your vehicle
fails its first
inspection...

BEFORE the retest,
AFTER a repair or
reconnecting the 
battery...

DRIVE and RESET
your vehicle's 
computer to READY

Then, within 10 days
of the failed test,
return to an Air Care
station for a
FREE retest


 

Sure your vehicle
needs an 
inspection?

Vehicles LESS THAN
7 model years old
do not require
an inspection.

Know Before
You Go


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Find out WHY your

vehicle received an
ALTERNATIVE test?
or
was not tested 
because it was
"NOT READY"
or
you were given an
UNABLE TO TEST
form

CLICK HERE
for an
explanation. 


 

Check out the 
changes! 

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Is your 
"Check Engine"
light on?

If it's lit,
don't ignore it!

LEARN MORE


 

 
Air Care Colorado: Facts at a Glance

AC_home_Image.jpgWheel Size: Rims smaller than 17 inches or larger than 34 inches and wheels (measured from the top of the tire to the ground) larger than 34 inches cannot be safely tested on the dynamometer. Wheels can be measured at the station if there is a question regarding size.

Know Before You Go

Look up a vehicle's recent emission testing history.Vehicle Test History

Advisory


Air Care Colorado

Registered Repair 
Technicians 
Enter Repair
Forms Here!

VEHICLE REPAIR FORM

Welcome to AirCare Colorado

Vehicle emissions testing is part of the state of Colorado's overall strategy to improve air quality in and around Denver, Boulder and the North Front Range. Vehicles are one of the largest contributors to harmful air pollution that leads to adverse health effects. The inspection program is designed to help reduce those pollutants including harmful ozone precursor emissions. To find the answers to specific questions choose from the menus above, or visit our search our site!

HOURS:       Mon. to Fri. 8 am to 5:30 pm & Sat. 8 am to 1 pm
PAYMENT:  1982 & newer: $25  1981 & older: $15  VIN Verfications: $20
(Please, NO temporary checks or checks with address different from ID.) 

NO DIESEL TESTING.
Air Care inspects only gasoline powered vehicles.

**Hybrid vehicles eight (8) years and older require an On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) test every two years.
** All-Electric vehicles are exempt from testing. 


 

Learn about the latest in clean air!AirCare Colorado Blog