11.14.04.20

.20 Floor and Trunk Pans.

A. Floor and trunk pans shall be inspected for holes or rusted and weakened conditions.

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Inspect floor pan in occupant compartment (cab) or in cargo areas open to the occupant compartment for rusted out areas or holes which could permit entry of exhaust gases, which could not support occupants, or which affect secure mounting of seats. (1) Floor pan (or floor) is cracked, has holes or is rusted through or weakened to cause a hazard to an occupant, permits exhaust gases or engine fumes to enter an occupant compartment, or affects secure mounting of seats.
(2) Inspect trunk pans for rusted out areas, holes, or openings which would permit entry of exhaust gases. (2) Trunk pans are rusted out, contain holes or openings.
(3) Inspect floor covering for presence, adhesion, hazardous conditions, and sealing (applicable to school vehicles only). (3) Floor covering of school vehicle is missing, cracked, curled, or worn; not properly sealed or attached; or presents a tripping hazard.
(4) Inspect engine cover on COE and COF vehicles for rusted-out areas or holes which could permit entry of exhaust gases into the cab. (4) Engine cover is not properly sealed or has rusted-out areas or holes which could permit entry of exhaust gases into the cab.