This document describes the application of the SAE J1939 recommended practices for compliance with on-board diagnostic malfunction detection system requirements for marine sterndrive and inboard spark ignition engines, as mandated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). These Otto-cycle engines are not derived from automotive diesel-cycle engines.
This recommended practice was created to satisfy the standardization requirements of California’s regulation referenced in Section 2.1.3 pertaining to "On-Board Engine Malfunction Detection System Requirements - Model Year 2007 and Later Spark-Ignition Inboard and Sterndrive Marine Engines."
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Spark ignition engines
On-board diagnostics (OBD)
Also known as: SAE J 1939/5
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