This SAE Information Report provides basic information about the issues surrounding the administration of stationary, infield sound testing of snowmobiles. The information provided herein is meant to enhance safety, improve the environment and promote uniform testing.
This new revision is proposed to implement changes required by the revision of SAE J2567. Those changes are mainly affecting the vehicle operation condition during the test outlined in SAE J2567. An additional section (6.5) is added to inform that snowmobiles that comply with the Snowmobile Safety Certification Committee (SSCC) have an exhaust silencer marking on the original equipment exhaust silencer.