Monday, March 26, 2012

Do's and Don'ts while using CNG as fuel

  • Vehicle using CNG to follow the required conditions mentioned in the central motor vehicles rules
  • Ensuring that the workshop is authorized and observes safety standards and code of practices in kit installation and commissioning
  • Kit/cylinder to be of approved type for the make of vehicle
  • Vehicle to undergo the required pre-conversion checks thoroughly
  • Complete and thorough leak test of the gas system
  • Installer’s certificate to be collected from the workshop
  • Endorsement of CNG or bi-fuel mode in Registration Certificate from RTO
  • Annual checking of the CNG kit and keeping the related certificates
  • CNG Cylinder to follow the Gas cylinder rules and to be hydro tested once in 5 years keeping in mind the certificate of the same
  • Certificate of CNG kit, Fitness and hydro test to be possessed by the driver all the time
  • Acquainting yourself with the mechanism of CNG and the precautions essential for driving a CNG vehicle

  • Buy components from different sources and install the kit yourself
  • Modification or improvisation of the kit at unauthorized workshops
  • Install an LPG, Propane or any other cylinder in place of CNG cylinder
  • Filling LPG, Propane or any other fuel in place of CNG in a CNG cylinder
  • Passengers on board while filling.

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