Manufacturers Advisory Correspondence (MAC)

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INDIVIDUAL MACs
MAC 14-01 (added July 10, 2014)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2015 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs), and Alternative Fuel Retrofit Systems Installed In On-Road PCs, LDTs, MDVs And Heavy-Duty Vehicles. (PDF - 835K)  
MAC 13-02 (added July 9, 2013)
  • Clarification Of The Emission Warranty Information Report (EWIR) Formatting Requirements Currently Used For 2010 And Subsequent Model Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs), And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), Heavy-Duty Vehicles (HDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (HDEs), And Motorcycles. (PDF - 183K)  
MAC 13-01 (added March 18, 2013)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2014 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 89K)  
MAC 12-01 (added March 7, 2012)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2013 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 31K)  
MAC 11-03 (added September 6, 2011)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2012 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 31K)  
MAC 2011-002 (this MAC replaces MAC 2011-001 and was added on April 12, 2011)
  • MAC 2011-02 - Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Credit Reporting and Tracking System

    • Attachment A: Application for California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Account /Change of Company Representative or Address
    • Attachment B: Calculation Method for Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Credit Requirement
    • Attachment C and D: Credits and Debits
    • Attachment E: Example Data files; Credits and Debits
    • Attachment F: Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Credit Transfer Form
MAC 10-002 (added December 22, 2010)
  • Clarification of Alternate NOx Family Emission Level  for 2011-2014 Model Year Nonroad Compression Ignition Engines in the 130 ≤ kW  ≤  560 Power Category (PDF - 36K)
MAC 10-01 (added June 10, 2010)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2011 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 27K)  
MAC 09-03 (added October 22, 2009)
  • Determination for Manufacturers of Passenger Cars (PC), Light-Duty Trucks (LDT) and Medium-Duty Passenger Vehicles (MDPV) Subject to California's Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Fleet Average Requirement (PDF - 42K)
    • Attachment: TABLE 1-A (CERT MFR worksheet), CERTIFYING/PRODUCING MANUFACTURER'S CALIFORNIA SALES (PC, LDT, MDV, MDE, HDE) and TABLE 1-B (MKT MFR worksheet), MARKETING MANUFACTURER'S CALIFORNIA SALES OF VEHICLES (PC, LDT, MDV, MDE, HDE) CERTIFIED BY ANOTHER MANUFACTURER (Excel - 119K)
MAC 09-02 (added April 19, 2009)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2010 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 38K)  
MAC 09-01 (added March 3, 2009)
MAC 08-02 (added August 7, 2008)
  • Amendments to the Emission Warranty Information Report (EWIR) for 2010 and Subsequent Model Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) and Engines Used in These Vehicles (MDEs), And Heavy-Duty Vehicles (HDVs), Engines Used in These Vehicles (HDEs), and Motorcycles (PDF - 1.3M)
MAC 08-01 (added April 10, 2008)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2009 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 43K)
MAC 07-03 (revised August 31, 2007)
  • Protocol for the Engine Shutdown System on New California Certified Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines for 2008 and Subsequent Model Years (PDF - 101K)
MAC 07-02 (added May 11, 2007)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2008 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 111K)
MAC 07-01 (added March 16, 2007)
  • Policy regarding the use of Electronic Signatures in the Air Resources Board's (ARB) Document Management System for Certification (PDF - 87K)
MAC 06-03 (added October 19, 2006)
MAC 06-02 (added May 10, 2006)
  • Cover Letter (PDF - 12K)
  • MAC 06-02: "Fast Refueling Capability" Criterion for 2003 and Subsequent Model-Year Type III Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) and Information Requested for Advanced Technology Demonstration Applications. (PDF - 22K)
MAC 06-01 (added March 22, 2006)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2007 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 90K)
MAC 05-05 (added October 18, 2005)
  • Evaporative Emission Requirements for Vehicles with On-Board Generators (PDF - 80K)
MAC 05-03 (added July 28, 2005)
  • Optional Test Procedure For Certifying 2008 and Later Model-Year Gasoline-Fueled Zero-Fuel Evaporative Vehicles (PDF - 112K)
 MAC 05-02 (added May 13, 2005)
  • Cost Limit For High-Priced Warranted Parts For 2006 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) And Engines Used In These Vehicles (MDEs), And Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 99K)
MAC 05-01 (added January 21, 2005)
  • Interim Voluntary Low Emission Standards for New Model Year (MY) 2005 and 2006 Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition (LSI) Engines (PDF - 82K)
 MAC 04-04 (added May 11, 2004)
  • Optional Duarability Demonstration and Certification Procedure for New 2002-2006 Model Year Diesel, Diesel Dual-Fuel and Diesel Bi-Fuel Urban Bus Engines Produced On or After October 1, 2002 Meeting New 0.01 g/bhp-hr Particulate (PM) and/or 0.5 g/bhp-hr Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) Standards Using a Verfied Diesel PM or NOx Aftertreatment System (PDF - 96K)
MAC 04-03 (added May 11, 2004)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 2005 Model Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) and Engines Used in These Vehicles (MDEs), and Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIEs) (PDF - 92K)
MAC 04-02 (added May 7, 2004)
  • Evaporative Testing Requirements for Dual-Fuel Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) / Gasoline and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) / Gasoline Vehicles Revision of MAC #99-01 to Allow Subtraction of Methane Emissions from CNG / Gasoline Dual-Fuel Vehicles (DFVs) (PDF - 94K)
MAC 04-01 (added March 24, 2004)
  • MAC 04-01: Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Credit Reporting and Tracking System (PDF - 89K)

MAC 03-03 (added July 30, 2003)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 2004 Model Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PC), Light-Duty Trucks (LDT), Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDV) and Engines Used in These Vehicles (MDE), and Off-Road Large Spark-Ignition Engines (LSIE) (PDF - 93K)
MAC 03-02 (added July 16, 2003)
  • Guidance to Certification and Compliance with California's Supplemental Test Procedures, Including, and Specific to, Not-To-Exceed (NTE) Emission Tesing Caps for 2005 and 2006 Model Year (MY) Heavy-Duty and Medium-Duty Diesel Engines (HDDEs and MDDEs) (PDF - 122K)
MAC 03-01 (added February 4, 2003)
  • Hang Tag and Star Labels for 2003 and Later Model Year Spark-Ignition Marine Engines (PDF - 133K)
MAC 02-02 (added May 14, 2002)
  • Use of Bag Mini-Diluter Sampling Systems in Lieu of Constant Volume Sampling for Mass Emissions Testing (PDF - 528K)
MAC 02-01 (added May 14, 2002)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts on 2003 Model Year Passenger Cars (PC), Light-Duty Trucks (LDT), and Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDV) (PDF - 78K)
MAC 01-03 (added November 1, 2001)
  • Optional Test Procedure For Certifying Pre-2005 Model Year Gasoline-Fueled Zero-Evaporative Vehicles and For Offsetting Evaporative And NMOG Emissions For Such Vehicles (PDF - 325K)
MAC 01-02 (added September 26, 2001)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 2002 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), and Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) (PDF - 75K)       
MAC 01-01 (added June 6, 2001)
  • Optional Use of the Federal Engine Test Cycle Speed and Load Specifications for Exhaust Emission Testing of Spark-Ignition Small Off-Road Engines
MAC 00-04 (added June 29, 2000)

The corresponding templates for the four ARB-specified file formats and the Access hard copy formats, referenced in MAC #2000-04, are listed below:

MAC 00-03 (added June 21, 2000)
MAC 00-02 (added April 17, 2000)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 2001 Model-Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), and Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) (PDF - 18K)        
MAC 00-01 (added January 24, 2000)
  • Required Format for Manufacturer Quarterly Audit Reports for 2000 Model Year Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks and Medium-Duty Vehicle Engine Families Certifying to Compliance Assurance Program (CAP 2000) Regulations (PDF - 56K)

MAC 99-06 (added January 21, 2000)
MAC 99-05 (added July 26, 1999)
  • Certification Compliance With the Acceleration Simulation Mode (ASM) Loaded-Mode Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) Standards (PDF - 17K)
MAC 99-02 (added February 24, 1999)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 2000 Model Year (MY) Passenger Cars (PCs), Light-Duty Trucks (LDTs), and Medium-Duty Vehicles (MDVs) (PDF - 13K)       
MAC 99-01 (added January 12, 1999)
  • Evaporative Testing Requirements for Dual-Fueled CNG / Gasoline and LPG / Gasoline Vehicles (PDF - 16K)
MAC 98-04 (July 27, 1998)
  • Vehicle Manufacturers Must Submit Demonstrations of Compliance with California's Inspection and Maintenance Program (PDF - 18K)
MAC 98-03 (July 15, 1998)
  • ARB's Reporting Requirements for Experimental Permits Issued for Fleets of Vehicles and Engines (PDF - 14K)
MAC 98-02 (March 18, 1999)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 1999 Model-Year Passengers Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF - 12K)
MAC 97-03 (June 27, 1997)
  • Required Format for Submitting Manufacturer Quality Audit Quarterly Assembly-Line Reports Electronically and in Hard Copy PDF - 677K)
MAC 97-02 (April 14, 1997)
  • Cost Limit for High-Priced Warranted Parts of 1998 Model-Year Passengers Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF - 7K)
MAC 97-01 (April 14, 1997)
  • Assigned Deterioration Factors for Vehicles Certified to the Useful Life and Running Loss (Enhanced) Evaporative Emission Standards (PDF - 24K)

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