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§ 3305. Station Performance, Work Area and Adjuster Required.

16 CA ADC § 3305Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 33. Bureau of Automotive Repair
Chapter 1. Automotive Repair Dealers and Official Stations and Adjusters
Article 2. Licensing of Official Stations and Adjusters
16 CCR § 3305
§ 3305. Station Performance, Work Area and Adjuster Required.
(a) All adjusting, inspecting, servicing, and repairing of brake systems and lamp systems for the purpose of issuing any certificate of compliance or adjustment shall be performed in official stations, by official adjusters, in accordance with the following, in descending order of precedence, as applicable:
(1) Vehicle Manufacturers' current standards, specifications and recommended procedures, as published in the manufacturers' vehicle service and repair manuals.
(2) Current standards, specifications, procedures, directives, manuals, bulletins and instructions issued by vehicle and equipment or device manufacturers.
(3) Standards, specifications and recommended procedures found in current industry-standard reference manuals and periodicals published by nationally recognized repair information providers.
(4) The bureau's Handbook for Brake Adjusters and Stations, May 2015, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(5) The bureau's Handbook for Lamp Adjusters and Stations, May 2015, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(b) The specific activities for which an official station is licensed shall be performed only in an area of the station that has been approved by the bureau. Other work may be performed in the approved area, as desired. The work area shall be within a building and shall be large enough to accommodate the motor vehicle being serviced. The bureau may make an exception to the preceding requirement by approving a work area adjacent to a building for purposes of inspecting and adjusting equipment and devices on buses, trucks, truck tractors, trailers, and semitrailers. The work area shall be kept clean and orderly.
(c) The services of an officially licensed adjuster appropriate to each type and class of station license held shall be available at each official station, except a fleet owner station, not less than 40 hours weekly or not less than half of the hours the station is open for business weekly, whichever is less. Fleet owner stations are required to provide the services of a licensed adjuster only for certification procedures.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 9882, 9887.1 and 9888.2, Business and Professional Code. Reference: Sections 9888.2 and 9888.4, Business and Professions Code.
1. Amendment filed 2-22-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 9).
2. Amendment of subsections (a) and (c) filed 5-11-90; operative 6-10-90 (Register 90, No. 26).
3. Editorial correction of History 2. (Register 91, No. 30).
4. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 8-20-91; operative 9-19-91 (Register 92, No. 1).
5. Editorial correction of subsection (b), restoring inadvertently omitted text (Register 2002, No. 23).
6. Amendment of section heading and section filed 1-23-2007; operative 2-22-2007 (Register 2007, No. 4).
7. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(4) and (a)(5) filed 8-20-2015 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2015, No. 34).
This database is current through 11/18/22 Register 2022, No. 46.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 3305, 16 CA ADC § 3305
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