Free State inspection plano tx Special offer

The Best State Inspection Plano TX

In the State of Texas every year a safety inspection is required for your vehicle.

At The Auto Shop, we care so much about your safety.

State inspections play a crucial role in ensuring that vehicles on the road meet safety and emissions standards.

Ultimately contributing to safer driving conditions for everyone.

*ALL State Inspections include a Courtesy Maintenance Inspection! 

Car and Truck Maintenance is extremely important to us that’s why we are giving back to the community!

The best state inspection Plano Stress Free Hassle Free

At The Auto Shop, Jerry and Dr. Laura offer you a stress-free experience with their vehicle State Inspection.

Our team of experienced ASE certified technicians will provide a thorough inspection without any hassle or pressure to purchase additional services.

Take advantage of this experience and rest assured that
your car is in good hands!

How it works

❤️State Inspections Plano❤️
will be done by appointment only.

The fine print: You MUST have insurance for the vehicle.
This offer is only for cars and light truck registrations.

Call us now to schedule your appointment.


Thank you for your support!

How Often Is a Vehicle Safety Inspection Required?

This is a two step process and is required every year when your car or truck is due for it’s vehicle registration. A vehicle state inspection must be performed at an authorized state inspection station like The Auto Shop. When the car or truck passes the inspection a copy of the testing will be given to the car owner. From there take this copy with you to receive your vehicle registration sticker that will be placed on the windshield.

How Much Does The Inspection Cost?

An annual inspection is required in the state of Texas for all vehicles registered. The costs are determined by the county of the registration.

A safety inspection is $7.00.

The cost to have a passenger car, truck, or SUV Safety Emissions is $25.50

***The Auto Shop does not offer DOT inspections on Commercial Trucks.

What Do You Need To Bring For Texas State Inspections?

When you bring your car in to The Auto Shop all the that is required is:

Proof of Insurance: A copy of your insurance or a copy that can be seen on your phone. THIS IS REQUIRED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS

*** DID YOU KNOW – Don’t wait in line at DMV – The local Tom Thumb Grocery Stores can print out a vehicle registration tag at the service desk!

What Will Be Checked In A Texas State Inspection?

The vehicle state inspection requirements are listed below. These are required to pass the road safety test. These safety measures are not only for your safety but for the safety of other drivers too! No one wants to have an accident because the brakes on the car failed!

  • Horn
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Mirror
  • Steering
  • Seat Belts
  • Brakes (system) (Parking – beginning with 1960 models)
  • Tires
  • Wheel Assembly
  • Exhaust System
  • Exhaust Emission System (beginning with 1968 models)
  • Beam Indicator (beginning with 1948 models)
  • Tail Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 model or earlier
  • Stop Lamps (3) 1986 and newer; (2) if 1960-1985; (1) if 1959 model or earlier
  • License Plate Lamp (1)
  • Rear Red Reflectors (2)
  • Turn Signal Lamps (beginning with 1960 models)
  • Head Lamps (2)
  • Motor, Serial, or Vehicle Identification Number
  • Gas caps on vehicles 2-24 model years old
  • Window Tint

What Happens If
The Vehicle
Doesn’t Pass Inspection?

If one or more items on the list fails the inspection, the car owner has 15 days to get the vehicle repaired. Once the repairs have been made the car owner can take the vehicle back to the original inspection station and the vehicle will be reinspected at no additional charge.

Car Care Services

The Auto Shop is a full service auto repair shop that can do any of the repairs on your passenger car if it fails. It offers, windshield wiper replacement, pack the wheel bearings, and replace filters.

Brake Systems

Everything brakes and related to for cars and trucks. The Auto Shop offers replacement parts for brake pads, rotor replacements and anti-lock (ABS) systems. All other brake related problems too!

Cooling and Heating Systems

Belts or hoses may fail from the state inspection. The Auto Shop carries these items for your convenience or has the ability to get these parts daily.

Electrical Systems

If the check engine light is on before the inspection it will fail the inspection. Let The Auto Shop do a full diagnostics test before the state inspection. Then you’ll know why the check engine light is on.

Exhaust Systems

The most common repair is the catalytic convertor when going through the state inspection.

Suspension Systems

When your tires are below the tread allowed by the safety inspection the car owner will need to have them replaced. This is for your safety as well as others. Danger of a blow out if not replaced! Be safe and replace the bad tires.

The Auto Shop 40 years in business

Since 1981, THE AUTO SHOP has continually grown and improved to better serve and repair cars for our Plano Clients. Our desire is to cultivate a continued relationship with you, your family, and your friends, meeting all your vehicle and car repair needs.

We desire to create more than just a satisfied customer; we desire to create loyal Clients who cannot imagine a world without THE AUTO SHOP. Simply put; we want you to visit more than once, and we want you to tell everyone you know about your experience with us.

We are one of the few remaining full-service automotive car repair facilities in the Plano area.  Come experience the difference today!

Jerry Kezhaya
The Auto Shop


Trusted by Thousands of customers

“This auto shop was recommended to me and I’m so glad! Great customer service and friendly employees. Was in and out if there in a few hours. The mechanics are top notch and will definitely go back for further repairs. Thank you!!”

Mary Masters

“I’ve been using the Auto Shop for years now and they never disappoint! Quality work for a great price! And the staff is great as well, especially John!”

Ray Ellerd

“Excellent service, friendly staff, clean facilities, good communication, reasonable prices. That warrants an A+ in my book! And they even provided transportation service for me to and from my home while my SUV was being repaired. Thanks!”

Phyllis Moehle