On Fri, 6 Jul 2012 18:53:46 -0700 (PDT),
>own a car in california, it's pretty old -- 1990s -- the last emission
>test, it nearly failed, had to spend nearly a grand to barely meet the
>if and when i sell this car, which otherwise is sterling, what
>ethically should i say when asked, 'why are you selling it?' is it
>unfair to the buyer not to mention the car's difficulty in passing the
>last emission test?
Is it possible to take it to the emissions place (or a repair place)
and pay the fee and get it tested even though it's not due? If it
passed you could give them the printout, tell them why you did it,
they'd be happy and you'd have a clear conscience.