We are only taking business on an appointment basis and are limiting the number of people coming into our lobby. We have also closed our waiting room for the time being. These changes allow us to meet your needs in a manner that keeps everyone safe. For more information about our commitment to your safety, click here.

Payne's Automotive is an official Texas State Inspection Facility and an official Texas Emissions Testing Facility. We are an approved facility in the Air Check Texas program and can diagnose and repair any problems identified during your inspection. A current Proof of Insurance is required and our inspection hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

Items checked during an inspection:

  • Brakes
  • Beam Indicator
  • Evidence of Financial Responsibility
  • Exhaust Emissions System
  • Exhaust System
  • Gas caps
  • Head Lamps
  • Horn
  • License Plate Lamp
  • Mirror
  • Motor, Serial, or Vehicle Identification Number
  • Rear Red Reflectors
  • Seat Belts
  • Steering
  • Stop Lamps
  • Tail Lamps
  • Tires
  • Turn Signal Lamps
  • Wheel Assembly
  • Window Tinting or Coating Inspection
  • Windshield Wipers

Please note we can only do emissions inspections on 1996 and newer vehicles with OBD II only.

If you qualify, Air Check Texas is a state program that can help you with money towards repair or replacement of your vehicle if your vehicle fails its Texas Emissions Test. Payne's Automotive can offer you information about this program and, if you qualify, complete the necessary repairs required in order for you to pass your emissions test. For more details, visit www.driveacleanmachine.org.