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§ 2741. Electronic Sets and Appliances--General Provisions.

16 CA ADC § 2741Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 27. Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair
Article 4. Accepted Trade Standards
16 CCR § 2741
§ 2741. Electronic Sets and Appliances--General Provisions.
The “accepted trade standards for good and workmanlike repair” of electronic sets and appliances within the meaning of section 9841 of the Code shall include, but not be limited to, the following requirements:
(a) Repair procedures shall be performed in accordance with O.E.M. service data specifications or the best available service data specifications where O.E.M. service data specifications are not readily available.
(b) All components replaced in a repair which are indicated as being “safety related” shall be the equivalent of O.E.M. replacement parts.
(c) All mounting hardware (screws, brackets, etc.) shall be reinstalled prior to returning the unit to the customer. If hardware is missing, the O.E.M. or suitable replacements should be made or the customer shall be notified and the notification shall be noted on the invoice.
(d) Correct lead dress and component placement shall be performed as prescribed in O.E.M. or best available service data specifications and workmanlike soldering techniques shall be utilized.
(e) Technicians shall not defeat AC interlock circuitry or polarization of AC plugs. If found defeated, technicians shall correct or notify the customer. The correction or notification shall be noted on the invoice.
(f) Technicians shall not defeat “high” voltage or overvoltage protection circuits.
(g) Technicians shall not bypass or exceed original ratings of fuses or circuit breakers. Where replacement(s) is necessary, technicians shall use O.E.M. or equivalent fuses or circuit breakers.
(h) Technicians shall replace all shields, cages, tuner covers, and panels prior to returning the set or appliance to the customer.
(i) When replacing a defective picture tube, technicians shall use an O.E.M. type or an equivalent type.
(j) Potential shock and safety hazards shall be brought to the attention of the customer by the technician and shall be noted on the invoice.
(k) After reassembly of an electronic set, except for exclusively DC operated sets, an AC leakage test and a resistance safety test shall be performed.
The procedures for conducting the AC leakage test and the resistance safety test shall comply with the O.E.M. service data specifications. Where the O.E.M. service data specifications are not readily available, the AC leakage and the resistance safety test shall be performed in accordance with the best available service data specifications.
(l) A service dealer who has used a clamp-on piercing-valve to enter, test or add refrigerant to a refrigerator, freezer or air conditioner shall replace the clamp-on piercing-valve with a permanent solder in type valve or shall permanently seal the entry point of the clamp-on piercing-valve from the appliance's refrigeration system. A service dealer shall not be required to replace the clamp-on piercing-valve or permanently seal its entry point from the appliance's refrigeration system if he or she has advised the owner of the appliance in writing that the use of a clamp-on piercing-valve is only a temporary repair and the owner consents to its use.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 9814, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 9841 and 9842, Business and Professions Code.
History
1. New section filed 11-10-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 46).
2. Amendment filed 6-14-91; operative 7-14-91 (Register 91, No. 36).
This database is current through 4/12/24 Register 2024, No. 15.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2741, 16 CA ADC § 2741
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