(1) The manufacturer of any motorcycle shall, at the time of manufacture, affix a permanent, legible label, of the type and in the manner described below, containing the information hereinafter provided, to all production models of such vehicles available for sale to the public and covered by a certificate of conformity.
(2) A permanent, legible label shall be affixed in a readily accessible position. Multi-part labels may be used.
(3) The label shall be affixed by the vehicle manufacturer who has been issued the certificate of conformity for such vehicle, in such a manner that it cannot be removed without destroying or defacing the label.
(4) The label shall contain the following information lettered in the English language in block letters and numerals, which shall be of a color that contrasts with the background of the label:
(i)The label heading. Vehicle Emission Control Information;
(ii) Full corporate name and trademark of the manufacturer;
(iii) Engine displacement (in cubic centimetres) and engine family identification;
(iv) Engine tuneup specifications and adjustments, as recommended by the manufacturer, including idle speed, ignition timing, and the idle air-fuel mixture setting procedure and value (e.g., idle CO, idle air-fuel ratio, idle speed drop). These specifications shall indicate the proper transmission position during tuneup;
(v) Any specific fuel or engine lubricant requirements (e.g., lead content, Research octane number, engine lubricant type);
(vi) An unconditional statement of conformity to USEPA regulations which includes the model year; for example, This Vehicle Conforms to USEPA Regulation Applicable to . . . . . . . . . Model Year New Motorcycles.
(b) The provisions of this section shall not prevent a manufacturer from also reciting on the label that such vehicle conforms to any other applicable Federal or State standards for new motorcycles or any other information that such manufacturer deems necessary for, or useful to, the proper operation and satisfactory maintenance of the vehicle.
[42 FR 1126, Jan. 5, 1977, as amended at 42 FR 56737, Oct. 28, 1977]
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