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§ 3351.6. Equipment Requirements for Automotive Air Conditioning Repair Dealers.

16 CA ADC § 3351.6Barclays 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 6. Registration and Requirements for Automotive Repair Dealers
16 CCR § 3351.6
§ 3351.6. Equipment Requirements for Automotive Air Conditioning Repair Dealers.
All Automotive Repair Dealers engaged in the service or repair of automotive air conditioning systems in vehicles covered by the Act shall be subject to the following minimum requirements. An automotive repair dealer that is performing service or repair to a motor vehicle's air conditioning system, which involves evacuation or full or partial recharge of the air conditioning system, shall have all repair, measuring, testing and refrigerant recovery equipment and current reference manuals necessary to service or repair the system, including but not limited to:
(a) Refrigerant identification equipment that meets or exceeds current Society of Automotive Engineers (S.A.E.) standard J1771 (Rev. Nov. 1998) which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(b) Refrigerant leak detection equipment that meets or exceeds current Society of Automotive Engineers (S.A.E.) standard J1627 (Rev. Aug 1995) which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(c) Refrigerant recovery equipment that meets or exceeds current Society of Automotive Engineers (S.A.E.) standards J1732 (Rev. Nov. 1998), J1770 (Issued Oct. 1995), J1990 (Rev. Feb. 1999), J2209 (Rev. Feb. 1999) and J2210 (Rev. Feb. 1999) which are hereby incorporated by reference.
(d) Low and high pressure gauges for the purpose of measuring pressure in a mobile air conditioning system. As a minimum, the low pressure gauge shall be capable of measuring from zero to thirty inches of vacuum Hg, and zero to 250 pounds of pressure per square inch (psi). As a minimum, the high pressure gauge shall be capable of measuring from zero to 500 pounds of pressure per square inch (psi).
(e) A functioning vacuum pump that is designed for the evacuation of mobile air conditioning systems.
(f) A thermometer capable of testing air conditioning system efficiency. As a minimum, the thermometer shall be capable of measuring air temperatures from 20 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 9882 and 9884.19, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 9884.7(a)(7), 9884.8 and 9884.9, Business and Professions Code.
History
1. New section filed 12-20-2000; operative 1-19-2001 (Register 2000, No. 51).
2. Editorial correction of subsection (c) (Register 2001, No. 17).
3. Amendment of subsections (c) and (e) filed 6-12-2003; operative 7-12-2003 (Register 2003, No. 24).
This database is current through 11/18/22 Register 2022, No. 46.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 3351.6, 16 CA ADC § 3351.6
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