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§ 2039. Emissions Control System Warranty Statement.

13 CA ADC § 2039Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 13. Motor Vehicles (Refs & Annos)
Division 3. Air Resources Board
Chapter 1. Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Devices
Article 6. Emission Control System Warranty
13 CCR § 2039
§ 2039. Emissions Control System Warranty Statement.
(a) Each manufacturer shall furnish a copy of the following statement with each new 1991 and subsequent model vehicle or engine produced after January 24, 1991, using those portions of the statement applicable to the vehicle or engine. This statement shall be included with and preceded the manufacturer's warranty statement required in subsection (b), unless otherwise authorized by the Executive Officer.
The California Air Resources Board (and manufacturer's name, optional) is pleased to explain the emission control system warranty on your (year) (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle). In California, new motor vehicles must be designated, built and equipped to meet the State's stringent anti-smog standards. (Manufacturer's name) must warrant the emission control system on your (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle) for the periods of time listed below provided there has been no abuse, neglect or improper maintenance of your (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle).
Your emission control system may include parts such as the carburetor or fuel-injection system, the ignition system, catalytic converter, and engine computer. Also included may be hoses, belts, connectors and other emission-related assemblies. Where a warrantable condition exists, (manufacturer's name) will repair your (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle) at no cost to you including diagnosis, parts and labor.
[For 1990 and subsequent model passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles.]
- For 3 years or 50,000 miles (or a longer period of time or mileage, optional) (whichever first occurs);
1) If your (vehicle or truck) fails a Smog Check inspection, all necessary repairs and adjustments will be made by (manufacturer's name) to ensure that your emission control system PERFORMANCE WARRANTY.
2) If any emission-related part on your (vehicle or truck) is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by (manufacturer's name). This is your short-term emission control system DEFECTS WARRANTY.
- For 7 years or 70,000 miles (or a longer period of time or mileage, optional) (Whichever first occurs);
1) If an emission-related part listed in this warranty booklet specially noted with coverage for 7 years or 70,000 miles is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by (manufacturer's name). This is your long-term emission control system DEFECTS WARRANTY.
- As the (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle) owner, you are responsible for the performance of the required maintenance listed in your owner's manual. (manufacturer's name) recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your (car, truck, or motorcycle), but (manufacturer's name) cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of receipts or for your failure to ensure the performance of all scheduled maintenance.
- You are responsible for presenting your (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle) to a (manufacturer's name) dealer as soon as a problem exists. The warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time, not to exceed 30 days.
- As the (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle) owner, you should also be aware that (manufacturer's name) may deny you warranty coverage if your (vehicle, truck, or motorcycle) or a part has failed due to abuse, neglect, improper maintenance or unapproved modifications.
If you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and responsibilities, you should contact (Insert chosen manufacturer's contact) at 1-XXX-XXXX or the California Air Resource Board at 9528 Telstar Avenue, El Monte, CA 91731.
(b) Commencing with 1980 models sold on or after September 1, 1979, each manufacturer shall furnish with each new vehicle or engine a warranty statement which generally describes the obligations and rights of vehicle or engine manufacturers and owners under this article.
(c) Each manufacturer shall submit the documents required by subsections (a) and (b) with the manufacturer's preliminary application for new vehicle or engine certification for approval by the Executive Officer. The Executive Officer may reject or require modification of the documents to the extent the submitted documents do not satisfy the requirements of subsections (a) and (b). Approval by the Executive Officer of the documents required by subsections (a) and (b) shall be a condition of certification. The Executive Officer shall approve or disapprove the documents required by subsections (a) and (b) within 90 days of the date such documents are received from the manufacturer. Any disapproval shall be accompanied by a statement of the reasons therefore. In the event of disapproval, the manufacturer may petition the Board to review the decision of the Executive Officer.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 39600 and 39601, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 43106, 43204, 43205, 44004, 44010, 44011, 44012, 44014, and 44015, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 1-16-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 3).
2. Amendment of subsection (a)(1) filed 2-21-79 as procedural and organizational; effective upon filing (Register 79, No. 8).
3. Amendment filed 12-27-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 53).
4. Amendment filed 11-26-90; operative 12-26-90 (Register 91, No. 3).
This database is current through 7/5/24 Register 2024, No. 27.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 13, § 2039, 13 CA ADC § 2039
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