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CARB Compliance Impacts Vehicle Registration

August 27, 2019

California Air Resources Board is enforcing CA CARB COMPLIANCE through CA DMV registration renewals. There has been a new policy set into place that may affect your vehicles. The California Air Resource Board has set new regulations regarding vehicle engine compliance.

 

Q: What vehicles are affected?  
A: All Diesel Vehicles that have a GVW/ CVW of 14,000 pounds or more.
 
Q: When are vehicles affected?
A: CARB compliance has already been affecting vehicles. The “official” policy date is 1/1/2020.
 
Q: How are vehicles affected?
A: Vehicles will NOT be able to renew registration, be transferred into California, be transferred to another registered owner, or run legally in California.
 
Is Your Vehicle is Compliant? : https://air.arb.ca.gov/truckcalc
 
Other useful links:
ABR.GOV: https://ww3.arb.ca.gov/msprog/truckstop/truckstop.htm
CARB Official Site:  https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/homepage
 
Contact CARB:
Email: diseselenforcement@arb.ca.gov


Mailing Address: (include phone number or email address when mailing documents)
California Air Resources Board
Mail Stop: Diesel Enforcement
P.O. BOX 2815
Sacramento, California 95812
 
 
Alteration Requirements by Engine Year:
*** Engine model years are typically a year behind the Vehicle Model Year*** (Ex: a 2005 Vehicle model has a 2004 Engine).

 

 

 



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