The best location for an NC vehicle state inspection is right here next to the Cary Auto Mall at 833 US 64 w. Your North Carolina’s vehicle inspection is due every year prior to your registration. The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles requires every street operated vehicle to pass a safety inspection and for most county’s also requires an emissions test.
The NC vehicle safety inspection makes sure that your tires have enough tread on them, not leaking power steering fluid and you front end is tight, among other things. You North Carolina state inspection emissions tests are performed on a random regular basis by your cars on board computer. If one of the emissions test does not pass than the check engine light or service engine soon (BMW) light will come on. If your check engine light is on, it is important to find out why, ad to fix the issue to keep your vehicle running. After the check engine light issue is resolved, you must drive a minimum of 50 miles for the on board computer to re-check the system before you can pas your NC vehicle state inspection test.