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SIP - ALASKA - 18 AAC 52.530


(a) Unless provided otherwise in this section, and after a motorist accepts a certified station’s cost quotation, the station shall inspect all vehicles subject to inspection under this chapter.

(b) A certified station shall first determine whether a vehicle is subject to this chapter. The owner or operator of the certified station, or a certified mechanic employed by the station shall inform the motorist that an inspection is not required for a vehicle

(c) Unless the implementing agency provides otherwise, the owner or operator of the station, or a certified mechanic employed by the station, shall refer the following vehicles to the referee facility or the implementing agency for an I/M test or to verify qualification for a waiver under 18 AAC 52.060:
(d) After determining that a vehicle is subject to an I/M test, a certified mechanic or station shall conduct, at no charge to the motorist, a preliminary safety inspection before testing. With the implementing agency’s approval, the preliminary inspection may be included as part of the I/M test. The mechanic or station shall reject for testing, or abort the test on, any vehicle found to be unsafe. The following are examples of situations that could preclude proper completion of an inspection or test:
(e) After a certified mechanic determines that a vehicle needs an I/M test and that any defect listed in (d) of this section has been repaired as required by 18 AAC 52.060, the certified mechanic shall perform a complete I/M test
State effective: 1/01/00; EPA effective: 3/11/02

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