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|Comment||Thank you for your feedback. On a hunch, I actually did just add some fuel cleaner, to the gas tank, (as I happened to have a bottle in my car that I had never used-) in prep for any revisit to a smog station... Then I happened to find a station that was willing to do some form of a pre-test and I think with more of a proper warm up, the car was able to pass smog. I did notice however that the HC issue which initially caused the emission test to fail- was not an issue the second time around, but the NO (PPM) category shot up by about 200 points (still within passing-but-) quite a bit higher than the initial test? Any reasons why that could be the case? In any case, thanks for the feedback. I did pass smog. However, I now have a wheel bearing or differential/transmission issue that I will probably need to post on! ;)|
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