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Old 11-05-2012, 02:46 PM
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Failed emissions test in Nashville, tn

I went to run my 09 r3 through the emission testing facility so I could finish getting the plate registered to the car, and it didn't pass but didn't exactly fail either. The Obd 2 port under the dash in the Mazda is completely wrong for the port on the device the testing facility uses. So they couldn't test me. Luckily I can go back and get it done for free within the next few months so in don't have to pay another 9 dollars. Anyone else have this issue?
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:19 AM
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That doesn't sound right... Is that the excuse that the testing facility gave you? an OBD2 port is an OBD2 port. I would take it to another testing facility. Sounds to me like they just didn't want to touch your car. they're always real nervous when I take my car in like they don't even want to touch it.
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Every OBD2 port is the exact same on every vehicle since 1996... that test facility just gave you the run around man.
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aye ... makes zero sense
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When I got home I took a closer look at it where I had better light available. What happened was one of the two previous owners broke a piece off in the port. I pulled it out with a pair of pliers and it was good to go. Wierdest thing. Just glad that's all it was. For all I know it was a tech at another testing facility with their head up their ***.
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