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Emissions and Smog Testing

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed
    Closed Daily 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Emissions and Smog Testing

At Bankert's Garage LLC, we help our New Oxford customers' cars run as cleanly and efficiently as they possibly can. We provide a range of emissions testing services to ensure that your car is running and driving its best, as well as complying with all local smog regulations. Should a problem arise with any of your vehicle's emission systems, we provide the parts and expertise to get you back on the road. Bankert's Garage LLC can replace mufflers/catalytic converters, refill diesel exhaust fluid, and make sure the full range of filters in your vehicle's exhaust system are working perfectly.

Regulators understand that older cars simply can't meet modern emissions standards without extensive modifications. For newer cars however, passing a smog test is a requirement of road legality. Call us at 717-624-0420 to learn more about the emissions requirements for your vehicle.

Emissions testing (also known as smog testing) is a vital part of the maintenance of your vehicle. E-tests provide your mechanic with important information about your car's engine and exhaust system. If important components, like your car's catalytic converter aren't working properly, the car isn't running as it was intended to by the manufacturer. Inefficiency costs you extra money in fuel and does unnecessary harm to the planet. Emissions testing can also affect the value of a vehicle you're trying to sell; while you can still sell a car without a valid e-test certification, you'll get more money for one that has passed the test.

There are several reasons that a car may fail its emissions test. There may be a problem with the vehicle's fuel system adding too much fuel to the air-fuel ratio required for proper combustion within the cylinders of the car's engine. This is known as "running rich" and results in the smell of gasoline from fuel passing through the engine and exhaust system without being fully burnt. Causes of this issue range from faulty fuel injectors to issues with the engine's control computer. There may also be problems with oxygen sensors or the vehicle's ignition system. At Bankert's Garage LLC, we use a complete set of diagnostic equipment to determine the problem and fix it quickly, explaining every step of the process to you, our valued patron. Call us at 717-624-0420 or send us an email to arrange a health check for your car's emissions system today!

What People Say About Us


  • -Chuck H.

    Bankert's service is the greatest, very professional.


  • -Tim T.

    Always fair and honest!


  • -Jack L.

    My mom and I have been going here for the past 5-7 years. They always get the job done right and don't have to worry about taking vehicle back for the same issue like other auto shops. He always stands behind his work and pleasant to work with and gets your vehicle fixed quick and on time. I will continually keep going here to have my vehicles fixed. Also really good with quote on how much the repair could cost.


  • -Gene M.

    They are the best. I've been using them for almost two years and I've never had an issue where I'm concerned about them trying to rip me off for more than I need. I have no problem recommending them to anybody.


  • -Crystal R.

    Best garage in town! I never notice when things need fixed on my car. I was in desperate need of new struts and got it done at Bankert's. It feels like a whole new car! Beyond impressed! And everyone is very kind!


  • -Peter H.

    Chad Bankert has been our auto repair specialist for 3 years. He has replaced two engines and maintained all of our vehicles in a timely, cost competitive and thoroughly professional manner. He has always demonstrated to our family that he is absolutely committed to our satisfaction. I highly recommend him for ALL of your automotive needs!


  • -Tom S.

    Took my 2000 Saturn to 3 other transmission places. Each wanted about $3000 for a new transmission. Before I took to Bankert's, they told me that there were 2 issues that were known about the Saturn transmissions and that it was probably one of those issues. It was. It was a bad modal in the transmission. I appreciated their honesty in saving me $2300. They were very honest and very friendly. I will never look any further for my car repair or inspection.


  • -Mario D.

    Top notch service with an attention to detail approach. Chad and the mechanics are very personable and walk you through the entire process. Check them out. You won't be disappointed.

Call us for service: 717-624-0420

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