N.J. Admin. Code § 7:27B-5.3 - Procedures for the visible smoke test for gasoline-fueled motor vehicles

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) An inspector conducting a visible smoke test to determine a gasoline-fueled motor vehicle's compliance with the standard set forth at 7:27-15.6(a) shall perform the test as follows:
1. Place the vehicle in neutral gear with all accessories off and the emergency or parking brake secured;
2. Increase the engine speed to an engine speed greater than the idle mode, and observe the exhaust emissions and crankcase emissions for visible continuous smoke;
3. If there is visible smoke in the exhaust emissions or crankcase emissions for a period in excess of three consecutive seconds, the motor vehicle has failed the smoke test; and
4. If there is no visible smoke in the exhaust emissions or crankcase emissions for a period in excess of three consecutive seconds, the motor vehicle has passed the smoke test.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 7:27B-5.3
Amended by 48 N.J.R. 2049(a), effective 10/3/2016

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