Free smog screening to be held at Merced Fairgrounds for Valley residents

MERCED COUNTY (KFSN) -- Valley CAN along with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District are offering free smog testing to Valley residents.

All that is required is that you are a resident of the San Joaquin Valley, have owned your car for six months and need emissions testing. If your car fails you may be given a voucher for free smog repair. The first 525 to qualify for the free emissions test will receive a $500 voucher for repairs.

Officials said to expect a two plus hour wait and remind people that this event only provides emissions screening and do not issues smog certificates.

No diesel vehicles are allowed.

Free food starts at 8:00 a.m. and the event starts at 8 in the morning Saturday until noon at the Merced County Fairgrounds.

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