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§ 3340.41. Inspection, Test, and Repair Requirements.

16 CA ADC § 3340.41BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
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 § 3340.41
§ 3340.41. Inspection, Test, and Repair Requirements.
(a) A licensed station shall give a copy of the test report printed from the BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System or the OBD Inspection System to the customer. The report shall be attached to the customer's invoice.
(b) No person shall enter into the BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System or the OBD Inspection System any access or qualification number other than as authorized by the bureau, nor in any way tamper with the BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System or the OBD Inspection System.
(c) No person shall enter into the BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System or the OBD Inspection System any vehicle identification information or emission control system identification data for any vehicle other than the one being tested. Nor shall any person knowingly enter into the BAR-97 Emissions Inspection System or the OBD Inspection System any false information about the vehicle being tested.
(d) The specifications and procedures required by Section 44016 of the Health and Safety Code shall be the vehicle manufacturer's recommended procedures for emission problem diagnosis and repair or the emission diagnosis and repair procedures found in industry-standard reference manuals and periodicals published by nationally recognized repair information providers. Smog check stations and smog check technicians shall, at a minimum, follow the applicable specifications and procedures when diagnosing defects or performing repairs for vehicles that fail a smog check test.
(e) Effective January 1, 2013, a smog check station may not perform an initial test, except for an official pre-test, on any vehicle or issue a certificate of compliance to any vehicle that has been directed to a STAR station for its biennial smog check pursuant to Sections 44010.5 or 44014.7 of the Health and Safety Code, unless the station is certified as a STAR station pursuant to Sections 44014.2 or 44014.5 of the Health and Safety Code. The reinspection and certification of a directed vehicle that has failed an initial test at a STAR station and has undergone subsequent repairs to correct the cause of the failure shall be performed by a STAR station.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 44002, 44016 and 44030, Health and Safety Code; and Section 9882, Business and Profession Code. Reference: Sections 44010.5, 44012, 44014, 44014.2, 44014.7, 44016, 44030, 44036(a), 44036(b) and 44050, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of section heading filed 8-24-88; operative 9-23-88 (Register 88, No. 37).
2. Amendment filed 4-16-90; operative 4-16-90 (Register 90, No. 19).
3. Editorial correction of printing error correcting section heading (Register 91, No. 6).
4. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 8-18-92; operative 9-17-92 (Register 92, No. 37).
5. New section heading, new subsection (d) and amendment of Note filed 7-26-96 as an emergency; operative 7-26-96 (Register 96, No. 30). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-25-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Editorial correction of subsection (d) (Register 97, No. 2).
7. Certificate of Compliance as to 7-26-96 order transmitted to OAL 11-19-96 and filed 1-6-97 (Register 97, No. 2).
8. New subsection (e) and new Forms T1-T6 filed 2-1-2001; operative 2-1-2001 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(c) (Register 2001, No. 5).
9. Amendment of subsections (a)-(c) filed 6-9-2003; operative 7-9-2003 (Register 2003, No. 24).
10. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 5-30-2006; operative 6-29-2006 (Register 2006, No. 22).
11. Amendment of subsection (e) and new subsection (f) filed 11-1-2011; operative 11-1-2011 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2011, No. 44).
12. Amendment of section and Note filed 8-2-2018; operative 8-2-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2018, No. 31).
This database is current through 9/6/19 Register 2019, No. 36
16 CCR § 3340.41, 16 CA ADC § 3340.41
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