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67 Pa. Code § 175.229. Exhaust systems.

§ 175.229. Exhaust systems.

 (a)  Condition of exhaust system. All components of an exhaust system shall be in safe operating condition as described in this subchapter.

 (b)  Exhaust system requirements. A vehicle shall be constructed, equipped, maintained and operated so as to prevent the engine exhaust gases from penetrating and collecting in any part of the vehicle occupied by the driver or passenger.

 (c)  Mufflers. A vehicle specified under this subchapter shall be equipped with a muffler or other noise-suppressing system in good working order and in constant operation, if applicable. No muffler or exhaust system shall be equipped with a cutout, bypass or similar device, and no muffler shall show evidence of external repair.


   The provisions of this §  175.229 adopted October 29, 1982, effective February 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3862; corrected November 12, 1982, effective February 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3947; readopted December 2, 1988, effective December 3, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5362. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (77591).

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