AAA Motor Club branches in St. Louis and Chicago have asked the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), by way of a letter dated Oct. 29, 2001, to "spare Illinois motorists the risk of unnecessary and expensive repairs with questionable benefit and use OBD II (emissions) testing only as an advisory or fast pass test." AAA drives its point home by saying that a state vehicle emissions test based solely on individual vehiclesâ onboard diagnostics (OBD) information "is ripe for ...
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