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MO State Inspections

MO Inspection Station in St. Charles, MO

Safety Inspections in St. Charles

LTS AutoService Center is a Missouri state inspection station serving St. Charles and surrounding areas. Vehicles registered in St. Charles Country must pass an emissions inspection in addition to the safety inspection. State inspections are required every other year. Even model year vehicles are inspected in even calendar years, and odd model year vehicles are inspected in odd calendar years.

You must schedule your state inspection within 60 days of registration. 

Call (636) 896-0888 or schedule your inspection online. We serve motorists across St. Charles, MO, St. Peters, MO, Orchard Farm, MO, and surrounding areas.

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New Resident or New Vehicle?

Missouri requires a vehicle inspection within 30 days of purchase or residency. Some exclusions may apply depending on the model year of your vehicle. Talk with a member of our team, and we'll help you with the process.

About MO State Inspections

In Missouri, most vehicles are required to undergo a safety inspection once every other year unless the vehicle is within its first 5 model years or meets another exemption rule. Residents living in certain counties are also required to pass smog and emissions testing in addition to the safety inspection.

You won't be able to renew your vehicle registration without passing the safety inspection and, if applicable, the emissions inspection.

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The safety inspection includes but is not limited t the following: headlights, turn signals, horn, brake system, steering mechanism, all window glass, and windshield wipers. Fore more information, view the FAQ below courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

State Inspection FAQ

Passing & Failing the MO State Inspection

Passing: After your vehicle passes the MO state inspection, you'll be able to complete your registration. Our car inspection station will provide you with a new windshield sticker and an official report certifying you have passed. A passing inspection is only good for 60 days after the inspection date, so make sure to register your vehicle within the designated time period.

Failing: In the event you fail the Missouri state inspection, you'll receive a report that explains the reasons why. You'll need to have your vehicle repaired by a Missouri Recognized Repair Technician and re-tested. You're entitled to one free re-inspection at the station you originally tested at within 20 business days (not including weekends and holidays) of the date of the initial test.

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LTS Auto Service Center in St. Charles, MO

LTS Auto Service Center serves the St. Charles area with the best in tires and automotive service. For almost two decades, our technicians have kept vehicles running reliably in St. Charles, MO, St. Peters, MO, Orchard Farm, MO, and surrounding areas. Our selection of retail tires comes from quality tire brands and are available in many sizes and styles, making it easy to get the best tire for your vehicle and driving environment. We're a licensed Missouri inspection station and roadside assistance provider, ensuring vehicles are road-safe. With a combined experience of 100+ years, our technicians are ready to service your foreign or domestic vehicle. Since opening, our mission has remained the same--to provide honest, quality repairs and service at an affordable price. Call us today to schedule your appointment.

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Phone: (636) 896-0888
Address: 923 First Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63301

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