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Vehicle Repair Assistance

You may qualify for up to $600 in repair assistance.
Did your vehicle fail an emissions test? You may qualify for up to $600 in repair assistance from the AirCheckTexas Repair and Replacement Program. For more information, call (toll-free) 800-913-3321.

 

To be eligible for repair assistance—

Your vehicle must be registered in one of these participating counties:

Austin Program Area:

Travis
Williamson

Dallas–Fort Worth Program Area:

Collin
Kaufman
Dallas
Parker
Denton
Rockwall
Ellis
Tarrant
Johnson
 

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Program Area:

Brazoria
Harris
Fort Bend
Montgomery
Galveston
 

You must meet these 2014 net* income requirements:
(These income amounts change annually in February.)

Size of
Household
Maximum Net
Income
Per Year
1
$35,010
2
$47,190
3
$59,370
4
$71,550
5
$83,730
6
$95,910
7
$108,090
8
$120,270
Over 8
Add $12,180 for
each additional member
* As determined by using the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) on the most recent Federal Income Tax form

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Your vehicle must also meet these conditions:

• Failed an emissions test within 30 days of submitting your application.

• Registered in your participating county area for at least 12 of the 15 months preceding your application, and

• Passed the safety portion of the DPS motor-vehicle safety and emissions inspection, and driven under its own power to the inspection station.
If you meet the above requirements, you will receive voucher worth up to $600 for emissions-related repairs or retrofits performed at a participating Texas Department of Public Safety Recognized Emissions Repair Facility, including diagnostics performed on your vehicle. Repairs are not authorized until you receive a voucher and the participating repair facility receives approval from the program administrator. The participating repair facility will be paid directly by the program administrator.

Note: If you are eligible, you MUST use one of the participating facilities on the list you will receive from the program administrator. Repairs performed before the voucher has been issued or at repair facilities that are not participating in the program will not be paid.