Ill. Admin. Code tit. 92, § J - Special Requirements for Rebuilt Vehicles

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 15, April 8, 2022

In addition to Appendix A through Appendix E, all rebuilt vehicles shall comply with the following:

a) PROOF OF OWNERSHIP

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS

The following documents are considered proof of ownership for rebuilt (salvaged) vehicles:

Illinois Salvage Certificate;

Illinois Certificate of Purchase;

Documentation on Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) letterhead declaring the vehice is required to be inspected at an Illinois Official Testing Station; or

Out-of-State Title Certificate or Salvage Certificate (see IVC Section 3-303).

Bills of sale or purchase receipts are not considered proof of ownership.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Driver does not present approved proof of ownership.

b) MOTORCYCLES

1) BRAKES

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Visually inspect braking system for leaks.

Apply front and/or rear brakes and attempt to roll vehicle.

AGENCY NOTE: Section 12-301(a)(2) of the Illinois Vehicle Equipment Law requires every motor-driven cycle, when operated upon a highway, to be equipped with at least one brake that may be operated by hand or foot.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Brake system leaks.

Vehicle rolls while brakes are being applied.

2) CONTROL LEVERS

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Operate control levers to verify they are functioning properly and are in working condition.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Control levers do not function properly or are not in working condition.

3) FRAME

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect frame for cracks.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Frame is cracked.

4) FUEL SYSTEM

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect fuel system for leaks.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Fuel system leaks.

5) HORN

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

A horn shall be provided giving an audible warning at a distance of 200 feet and shall be conveniently controlled from the driver's seated position. (See Section 12-601 of the Illinois Vehicle Equipment Law.)

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Horn control is missing or defective.

Horn is not audible.

6) LIGHTS

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect the required headlight and rear tail light. Inspect the optional rear stop/brake light and turn signals (front and rear), if the motorcycle is so equipped. (See Sections 12-201 and 12-208 of the Illinois Vehicle Equipment Law.)

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Lights do not function properly (includes optional lights).

Lenses are cracked or broken (includes optional lights).

Headlight color is not white; rear tail light color is not red.

If motorcycle is so equipped, stop/brake light and/or rear turn signal lights are not red.

If vehicle is so equipped, front turn signals are not amber.

7) STEERING HEAD BEARINGS

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Apply front brake, if vehicle is so equipped, and turn handle bars left to right to inspect for looseness in the head bearing assembly.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Bearings on the vehicle bind when the handle bars are turned.

Head bearing assembly is loose.

8) SWITCHES

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect the headlamp and key switches.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Wiring to switches is frayed.

Switches do not function.

9) SUSPENSION

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect the suspension for broken or loose components.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Suspension components are broken, loose or do not function properly.

10) TIRES

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect tire for proper inflation (i.e., flat tire).

Inspect for visible cord damage and exposure of ply cords in sidewalls and treads, including belting material cords.

Inspect for evidence of tread or sidewall separation.

Inspect tire for the label "Not For Highway Use" or any other marking that would exclude its use on a motorcycle.

Inspect tire to determine if it is a "tube-type radial". If it is, it must have "radial tube stem" markings. These markings include a red band around the tube stem, the word "radial" embossed in metal stems, or the word "radial" molded in rubber stems.

Measure the tread depth on the front and rear tires for at least 1/32 inch tread.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Improper inflation (flat tire).

A broken or cut cord can be seen. Rubber is worn, cracked, cut or otherwise deteriorated or damaged so that a cord can be seen, either when the tire is not touched or when the edges of the crack, cut or damage are parted or lifted by hand.

Tire has bump, bulge, knot or other evidence of partial carcass failure, air seepage or loss of adhesion between carcass and tread or sidewall.

Tread depth measures less than 1/32 inch on either front or rear tire.

11) WHEELS AND SPOKES

PROCEDURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

Inspect the vehicle's wheels and spokes for cracked, loose, broken or missing components.

REJECT VEHICLE IF:

Wheels or spokes are cracked, broken, loose or missing.

Notes

Ill. Admin. Code tit. 92, § J
Adopted at 40 Ill. Reg. 13142, effective 9/1/2016

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