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      10-13-2009, 08:49 AM   #1
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Free State Inspection?

I'm due for a state inspection on my 08 335i. I assumed state inspection would be free under the maintenance program...is this not the case? I called a BMW dealership in Houston and they said it wasnt free. Is this true? Houston has emissions testing so I dont know if that effects anything.
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I'm due for a state inspection on my 08 335i. I assumed state inspection would be free under the maintenance program...is this not the case? I called a BMW dealership in Houston and they said it wasnt free. Is this true? Houston has emissions testing so I dont know if that effects anything.
Well, the state inspection for Harris county doesn't fall under BMW's recommended maintenance, so I guess we're out of luck there. I believe it is $29.00 any place you take it to. I got mine done at Momentum for the same price.
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Yea I called momentum (off 59 and the beltway)...i take it theyre still in harris and not fort bend county. Oh well...thanks for the info.

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Yea I called momentum (off 59 and the beltway)...i take it theyre still in harris and not fort bend county. Oh well...thanks for the info.
I live in Brazoria county and the same inspection applies here at the same price. So, I just got it done at Momentum while I was in Houston.
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