371 W. Patrick St. | Frederick, MD 21701

371 W. Patrick St. | Frederick, MD 21701

Maryland State Inspection

Maryland State Inspection

No need to go to a separate Maryland inspection station and a reputable auto repair shop – Ken’s Automotive & Transmissions is your one-stop shop for your MD state inspection needs!

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Maryland State Inspection Center in Frederick, MD

Your Local Frederick, MD State Inspection Center

Here at Ken’s Automotive & Transmissions, we can complete your Maryland State Inspection, as well as make any necessary repairs you may need. After all, if there’s something that won’t pass there’s no point in wasting time and money traveling between the inspection station and your mechanic when you can get it all done at once!

Before Coming Into the Shop

In the state of Maryland, you will commonly need a safety inspection certificate in order to register your car. However, you will also need your car’s registration to drive. So in order to get your vehicle to a Frederick inspection station, you’ll need to print out a temporary 30-day registration.

Maryland State Inspection Checklist

  • Steering system
  • Wheel alignment
  • Suspension
  • Brake system
  • Wheels / tires
  • Fuel system
  • Exhaust system
  • Bumpers
  • Fenders
  • Lights
  • Electrical system
  • Mirrors
  • Glazing (windows)
  • Wipers
  • Hood / catches
  • Door handle latches
  • Floor / trunk pans
  • Speedometer / odometer
  • Driver seat
  • Safety belts
  • Motor mounts
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Universal and CV (constant velocity) joints
  • Emissions equipment
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What Happens if my Car Fails a MD State Inspection?

If your vehicle fails your Maryland State Inspection, we can tell you what has failed and then fix it for you. In fact, we provide you with complete transparency in this process with digital reports so you can see all that was done. In short, if there is an issue with the Maryland State Inspection, we can fix it for you and get you on the road in no time.

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