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Vehicle Maintenance Tip

If the Check Engine or Service Engine Light stays lit for more than one week, your vehicle has an emissions-related problem that could lead to drivability problems and/or decreased fuel efficiency. Therefore, you should have your vehicle serviced by a trained repair technician.
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About the Program: Regulations

Massachusetts Vehicle Check is a joint program of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles Division (MassDOT) and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). The authority for this program comes from MassDOT and MassDEP regulations.

Click here for a copy of MassDOT’s Vehicle Safety Inspection Regulations
Click here for a copy of MassDEP’s Vehicle Emissions Inspection Regulations

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