Voluntary Vehicle Repair Program

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Or visit the Testing Station Office to see if you qualify and apply for the program.

The program provides owners of eligible vehicles with financial assistance toward the cost of repairs after a failed emissions test. Receive up to:

  • $550 for gasoline vehicles
  • $1000 for heavy duty diesel vehicles

Customer vehicles must meet program requirements and customers must co-pay the first $150 toward repairs. 

Since 2018, more than 2700 vehicles have been repaired, saving owners more than $1.3 million and eliminating more than 560 tons of emissions.

How Does The Program Work? 

Step 1: Speak with an Emissions Testing Station manager after an emissions test failure to verify eligibility requirements and apply for the program

Step 2: Choose an ADEQ Approved Repair Facility, if approved for the program| View Facility List >

Step 3: Vehicle owner pays $150 co-pay and the program pays the repair facility up to:

  • $5501 for repair of gasoline vehicles.
  • $10001 for repair of heavy duty diesel vehicle.

Step 4: Vehicle repaired and re-tested2

  • Once your vehicle is repaired, you have 7 days to return to an emissions testing station for a retest, and make sure to bring the invoice from your repair facility.
  • You do not need to wait in the emissions test line! Just go into the lobby and notify the staff that you are there to get a VVRP Retest.
  • Retesting is even available on Saturdays!

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Does My Vehicle Qualify?

You may qualify if your vehicle:

  • Has been registered in Maricopa County or Pima County for the last 12 months and has not been unregistered for more than 60 days.
  • Was manufactured in or before 2008 (12 years or older).
  • Failed an emissions test less than 60 days prior to your vehicle registration expiring.
  • Is not a motor home, motorcycle, salvage vehicle or a fleet vehicle.
  • Emission control system has not been tampered with, removed or disabled, in whole or in part.
  • Owner has not received previous program assistance within the last 12 months.

Who Does the Repair?

To help get you back on the road faster, ADEQ screens auto repair facilities to ensure you are taking your vehicle to a facility that has a 90 percent or better success rate for vehicles to pass an emissions re-test | View Facility List >