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Vehicle Maintenance Tip

Make sure your vehicle radiator's coolant/antifreeze is topped off. If the antifreeze or coolant is low, add a 50/50 mix of approved antifreeze and distilled water. Use an antifreeze ball tester to make sure the coolant-to-water ratio is correct.
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Inspection & Repair Industry: Inspection Update Newsletter

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The Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) and their contractor, Parsons, recognize the need to keep vehicle inspection and repair professionals up-to-date with changes to the Massachusetts Vehicle Check program, technical lessons learned and other related information. A quarterly newsletter, Inspection Update, is published and distributed to licensed inspectors and registered emissions repair technicians and shops.

MassDEP, RMV and Parsons are committed to conserving natural resources as much as possible. If you would like to help save paper, please ask us to send your quarterly copy of Inspection Update by email or send you an email reminder when the latest issue is available for download from this website.

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Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Newsletter (.pdf, 1.2 MB)
Fall 2014 Newsletter, no graphics (.doc, 87 KB)

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Past program newsletter archives

An archive of the program's inspection station and repair shop industry newsletter, Inspection Update, is posted below. Some information appearing in the publications may be dated and no longer in effect as a result of program updates and enhancements.

All past program newsletters are presented in PDF format. Acrobat Reader is required for viewing.

Click on the year to expand or collapse its contents.
















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