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Re: California Smog Regulations
Posted to Emissions Forum on 6/14/2021

I'm assuming you meant "taped".

My shop's policy is to reject the vehicle if that is the only obvious reason to fail it. If it has other issues like a MIL then I will fail the taped part as "defective", with a comment of "unacceptable non-durable repair".

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