90.703 Production line testing by the manufacturer.§ 90.703 Production line testing by the manufacturer.
(a) Manufacturers of small SI engines shall test production line engines from each engine family according to the provisions of this subpart.
(b) Production line engines must be tested using the test procedure specified in subpart E of this part except that the Administrator may approve minor variations that the Administrator deems necessary to facilitate efficient and economical testing where the manufacturer demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Administrator that such variations will not significantly impact the test results. Any adjustable engine parameter must be set to values or positions that are within the range recommended to the ultimate purchaser, unless otherwise specified by the Administrator. The Administrator may specify values within or without the range recommended to the ultimate purchaser.