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67 Pa. Code § 171.43. Battery.

§ 171.43. Battery.

 The following rules apply to batteries:

   (1)  Original battery shall be as furnished by the chassis manufacturer.

   (2)  When the battery is mounted as described in §  171.20(a)(2) (relating to electrical system), it shall be securely attached on a slide-out or swing-out tray in a closed, vented compartment in the body skirt, whereby the battery may be exposed to the outside for convenient servicing. The battery compartment door or cover shall be hinged at the front or top and secured by an adequate and conveniently operated latch or other type fastener.


   The provisions of this §  171.43 adopted August 4, 1978, effective July 1, 1979, 8 Pa.B. 2194; amended August 19, 1983, effective August 20, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2561; readopted December 4, 1987, effective December 5, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5052. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (83743).

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