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Commission Directive 2008/74/EC of 18 July 2008 amending, as regards the type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and access to vehicle repair and maintenance information, Directive 2005/55/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2005/78/EC (Text with EEA relevance)

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2.Annex II is amended as follows:U.K.

(a)

In Appendix 1, the following points 8.4, 8.4.1, 8.4.1.1 and 8.4.1.2 are added:

8.4.Engine performances (for measurement of smoke opacity)

8.4.1.Power at the six points of measurement referred to in paragraph 2 of Annex 4 of UN/ECE Regulation 24.
8.4.1.1.Power of the engine measured on the test bench: …
8.4.1.2Power measured on the wheels of the vehicle: …
Engine speed (min–1)Measured power (kW)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
(b)

The following Appendix 6 is added:

‘Appendix 6Information required for roadworthiness testing

A.Measurement of carbon monoxide emissions(1) U.K.
3.2.1.6.Normal engine idling speed (including tolerance) … min-1 U.K.
3.2.1.6.1.High engine idling speed (including tolerance) … min-1 U.K.
3.2.1.7.Carbon monoxide content by volume in the exhaust gas with the engine idling(2) … % as stated by the manufacturer (positive ignition engines only)U.K.
B.Measurement of smoke opacityU.K.
3.2.13.Location of the absorption coefficient symbol (compression ignition engines only): …U.K.
4.TRANSMISSION (v)U.K.
4.3.Moment of inertia of engine flywheel: …U.K.
4.3.1.Additional moment of inertia with no gear engaged: …U.K.
(1)

Numbering of the information document is consistent with the numbering used in the Type Approval Framework Directive (2008/74/EC).

(2)

Specify the tolerance.’

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