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PerfectEarth
07-17-2008, 12:22 AM
Hey guys, I'm due for my first FMCSA annual inspections on my 550 and 12,000# trailer.... I'll be calling a local truck service place that offers the inspections. Anyone have some experience with this and how much it'll cost?? I've heard rumors of a few hundred bucks. Just wanted to see if these guys were gonna be in a ballpark in terms of cost. Thanks!

lawn king
07-17-2008, 08:35 PM
Fed inspection here in massachusetts is $175.00

AintNoFun
07-17-2008, 09:47 PM
i used to pay $100 to get them done.. now my mechanic does them and i think he charges me like 65 or 75 bucks...

PerfectEarth
07-17-2008, 10:05 PM
Hey, thanks for the replies. I actually called a truck shop this morning who does the inspections and the guy was like, "Bring it in now!" So it was 72$ per "vehicle" (truck-trailer) and they did my filters and oil while I was there, for extra.... Anyway, got the inspection stickers and in the process found a GREAT truck shop that does everything and is located in a great spot.

muddstopper
07-20-2008, 01:09 AM
You can buy the stickers at any truckstop and do the inspections yourself, legally. Cost about $3 for the sticker.

Bigred350
07-20-2008, 11:26 PM
Same here we buy are stickers at a truck stop and do it ourself.