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§ 3340.16.4. Repair-Only Station Requirements.

16 CA ADC § 3340.16.4Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 33. Bureau of Automotive Repair
Chapter 1. Automotive Repair Dealers and Official Stations and Adjusters
Article 5.5. Motor Vehicle Inspection Program
16 CCR § 3340.16.4
§ 3340.16.4. Repair-Only Station Requirements.
(a) A smog check repair-only station shall meet the requirements for equipment and materials as specified in the Smog Check Manual referenced in section 3340.45.
(b) A smog check repair-only station shall not accept a vehicle for repair if the station does not have the necessary equipment, tools, personnel, diagnostic and reference materials to repair that vehicle. The station may reject a vehicle if, as a matter of policy, the station:
(1) Does not repair certain types, makes or models of vehicles; or
(2) Does not repair certain types of vehicle inspection failures.
(c) A smog check repair-only station may not refer a consumer to a provider of smog check inspection or repair services in which the owner of the repair-only station has a financial interest.
(1) A financial interest includes any ownership in both automotive repair dealers, or any compensation for business referrals by either automotive repair dealer including, but not limited to, direct payment, barter agreements, or “quid pro quo” arrangements.
(2) A repair-only station shall provide consumers with instructions regarding how to access on the bureau's website an updated list, compiled by region, of STAR certified smog check stations.


Note: Authority cited: Section 44002, Health and Safety Code; and Section 9882, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 44010.5, 44012, 44014.5(e), 44014.7, 44030(b) and 44036(b), Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 2-1-2012; operative 2-1-2012 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2012, No. 5).
2. Amendment of section heading and section filed 5-2-2013; operative 7-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 18).
This database is current through 11/11/22 Register 2022, No. 45.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 3340.16.4, 16 CA ADC § 3340.16.4
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