How do you fail a state inspection?

Here are a few common problems that can result in a failed state inspection.
  1. Excessive Brake Wear. …
  2. Insufficient Tire Tread Depth. …
  3. Burned Out Headlights and Tail Lights. …
  4. Cut Wiper Blades. …
  5. Check Engine Light.

What do they look at when inspecting a car?

A safety inspection checks to make sure that all of your car’s lights are in good working order. Beyond headlights, this also includes your high beams, emergency flashers (front and back), turn signals (front and back), side lights, brake lights and backup lights.

What lights will make you fail inspection?

What Components Failed Car Inspections?
  • Engine Oil – 32% Washer Fluid – 23% Coolant (Flush) – 21% Transmission Fluid – 17% Power Steering Fluid – 15% …
  • License Plate Lights – 10% Brake Lights – 9% Backup Lights – 3% Side Marker Lights – 3% …
  • Air Filter – 18% Belts – 18% Check Engine Light – 9% PCV Filter – 7%