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§ 16-3340.17. Test Equipment, Electronic Transmission, Maintenance and Calibration Requirements...

26 CA ADC § 16-3340.17BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 26. Toxics
Division 16. Bureau of Automotive Repair (Title 16)
26 CCR § 16-3340.17
§ 16-3340.17. Test Equipment, Electronic Transmission, Maintenance and Calibration Requirements.
(a) The BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System (EIS), shall meet the specifications contained in the BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System Specifications dated, May 1996, as revised through July 2009, which is hereby incorporated by reference. Vehicle data emission test results shall be transmitted to the bureau's centralized database in accordance with the procedures contained in these specifications, which include the form, manner and frequency of data transmittals. The EIS shall be maintained and calibrated in accordance with the bureau's BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System Specifications referenced in this subsection, and in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications. The EIS shall be calibrated only with bureau approved gases that are certified in accordance with section 3340.18 of this article. The EIS shall have the most current software and hardware updates required by the bureau.
(b) The OBD data acquisition device shall meet the specifications contained in the BAR OBD Inspection System Data Acquisition Device Specification dated, October 22, 2012, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(c) Vehicle data and test results from the OBD Inspection System (OIS) shall be transmitted to the bureau's centralized database.
(d) Only bureau-authorized representatives or authorized manufacturer representatives shall have access to the following for service, inspection, or replacement: the locked areas of the EIS, the components or software located within the Low-Pressure Fuel Evaporative Test (LPFET), the components or software located within the OBD Data Acquisition Device.
(e) The LPFET equipment shall meet the specifications contained in the LPFET Specification dated January 2012, hereby incorporated by reference. Vehicle data emission test results shall be transmitted to the bureau's database in accordance with the procedures contained in the LPFET specification, which include the form, manner and frequency of data transmittals. The LPFET equipment shall be maintained and calibrated in accordance with the bureau's LPFET specification referenced in this subsection, and in accordance with the manufacturer's operating instructions. The LPFET equipment shall have the most current software and hardware updates required by the bureau.
(f) Any EIS, LPFET or OBD Inspection System (OIS) that the bureau finds does not comply with the hardware and software requirements and specifications established in this article will be disabled from communicating with the bureau's database and thereby preventing smog check inspections, and the transmittal of certificates of compliance to the Department of Motor Vehicles, until they are brought into compliance. When any non-compliant EIS, LPFET or OIS communicates with the database, the database will disable the ability of the EIS, LPFET or OIS to issue certificates of compliance and to perform Smog Check tests or inspections.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 44002, 44036 and 44037.1, Health and Safety Code; and Section 9882, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 44012, 44036 and 44037.1, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 4-16-90; operative 4-16-90 (Register 90, No. 19).
2. Editorial correction of printing error restoring subsection (c) (Register 91, No. 6).
3. Amendment of subsections (a) and (c) filed 4-29-96 as an emergency; operative 4-29-96 (Register 96, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-27-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Certificate of Compliance as to 4-29-96 order transmitted to OAL 8-21-96 and filed 9-30-96 (Register 96, No. 40).
5. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 2-15-2002 as an emergency; operative 2-15-2002 (Register 2002, No. 7). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 6-17-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 2-15-2002 order transmitted to OAL 6-13-2002 and filed 7-26-2002 (Register 2002, No. 30).
7. Redesignation and amendment of former subsection (a) as subsection (a)(1), new subsection (a)(2) and amendment of subsection (d) filed 6-9-2003; operative 7-9-2003 (Register 2003, No. 24).
8. Editorial correction of subsection (a)(2) (Register 2005, No. 44).
9. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-30-2006; operative 6-29-2006 (Register 2006, No. 22).
10. Amendment of subsections (b) and (g) filed 11-5-2009; operative 12-5-2009 (Register 2009, No. 45).
11. Amendment of subsections (a) and (b) filed 2-1-2012; operative 2-1-2012 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2012, No. 5).
12. Amendment filed 5-2-2013; operative 7-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 18).
This database is current through 11/3/17 Register 2017, No. 44
26 CCR § 16-3340.17, 26 CA ADC § 16-3340.17
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