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§ 2182. Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicle Smoke Opacity Standards and Test Procedures; Excessive Smoke.

13 CA ADC § 2182Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 13. Motor Vehicles (Refs & Annos)
Division 3. Air Resources Board
Chapter 3.5. Heavy-Duty Diesel Smoke Emission Testing, and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emission Control System Inspections
13 CCR § 2182
§ 2182. Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicle Smoke Opacity Standards and Test Procedures; Excessive Smoke.
(a) Standards. All heavy-duty vehicles operating within the State of California, when tested in accordance with the test procedures specified in section 2182(b), shall not exceed a smoke opacity percentage of:
1. 5% for any heavy-duty vehicle powered by a 2007 or subsequent model-year diesel engine.
2. 5% for any heavy-duty vehicle required to be equipped or retrofitted with a Level 3 VDECS, regardless of its diesel engine model-year.
3. 20% for any heavy-duty vehicle equipped or retrofitted with a Level 2 VDECS, regardless of its diesel engine model-year.
4. 20% for any heavy-duty vehicle powered by a 1997 to 2006 model-year diesel engine.
5. 30% for any heavy-duty vehicle powered by a 1991 to 1996 model-year diesel engine.
6. 40% for any heavy-duty vehicle powered by a pre-1991 model-year diesel engine.
7. 40% for any heavy-duty two-engine crane that has been reported to CARB per title 13 section 2449(g) and that is powered by an off-road propulsion engine without a diesel particulate filter.
(b) Test Procedures: The test procedures set forth in Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Recommended Practice J1667 “Snap-Acceleration Smoke Test Procedure for Heavy-Duty Diesel Powered Vehicles,” as issued February 1996 (“1996-02”), which is incorporated herein by reference.
(c) Effect of missing emission control label on applicable standard. When the owner of a heavy-duty diesel-powered vehicle receives a Citation from the CARB that the emission control label was missing during an inspection, the owner must replace the emission control label and provide the engine number identification to the CARB within 45 days of receipt of the Citation in addition to paying applicable penalties under section 2185(a)(3). If the owner fails to comply with this requirement, it will be conclusively presumed in any subsequent smoke opacity test where the emission control label remains missing that the vehicle is subject to the 5 percent smoke opacity standard in section 2182(a)(1), (2).
(d) Excessive Smoke. A heavy-duty vehicle has excessive smoke, as that term is used in the California Health and Safety Code section 44011.6, if it fails to comply with the applicable smoke opacity standard under section 2182(a).
(e) Tactical military vehicles, as described in title 13, CCR, section 1905, are exempt from the requirements of this chapter.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 39600, 39601, 43013, 43701 and 44011.6, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 39002, 39003, 39010, 39033, 43000, 43013, 43018, 43701 and 44011.6, Health and Safety Code.
History
1. New section filed 10-21-91; operative 11-20-91 (Register 92, No. 9).
2. Amendment filed 12-1-93; operative 1-3-94 (Register 93, No. 49).
3. Amendment of section heading and section filed 5-4-98; operative 5-4-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 19).
4. Amendment of subsection (c), repealer of subsection (e) and amendment of Note filed 1-16-2007; operative 2-15-2007 (Register 2007, No. 3).
5. Amendment filed 5-8-2019; operative 7-1-2019 (Register 2019, No. 19).
This database is current through 4/12/24 Register 2024, No. 15.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 13, § 2182, 13 CA ADC § 2182
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