Agricultural machinery and tractors - Standardized access to repair and maintenance information (RMI) - Requirements
|Publication Date:||1 October 2017|
|ICS Code (Agricultural tractors and trailed vehicles):||65.060.10|
|ICS Code (Car informatics. On board computer systems):||43.040.15|
NEN-EN 16944 specifies the requirements to be fulfilled by manufacturers of tractors, interchangeable towed equipment and trailers used in agriculture and forestry in order to comply with the obligation to provide non-discriminatory access for independent operators to Repair and Maintenance Information (RMI) and to provide information on On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) systems. This European Standard specifies all organisational and technical requirements and means of verification to comply with the EU Regulation 167/2013 and its Delegated Acts with the objectives to allow the fair competition between manufacturers and between operators and to improve the competitiveness and future viability of companies with special regard to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME). This European Standard is applicable to agricultural and forestry vehicles approved (respectively to be approved) in accordance with the EU Regulation 167/2013. This European Standard is not applicable to small series vehicles, of which the annual worldwide production of a type of vehicle is less than - 200 vehicles in case of wheeled tractors; - 80 vehicles in case of track-laying tractors; - 400 vehicles in case of trailers; - 200 vehicles in case of interchangeable towed equipment.