ANALYSIS OF THE EU HOMOLOGATION OF VEHICLE HEATERS

ANALYSIS OF THE EU HOMOLOGATION OF VEHICLE HEATERS

RELEASE DATE:2020-11-09 14:42
Brief: "Heating system" means any type of device which is designed to increase the temperature of the interior of a vehicle, including any load area. According to the EU vehicle framework regulation (EU) 2018/858 and its invocate Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 (the equivalent regulation is UN ECE R122), vehicle heaters component and the vehicle with heating system installed all need to be type-approved before being put on the EU market.



THE PROCEDURE OF TYPE APPROVAL
1. Documents Preparation
2. Factory Audit (This step can be exempted if the manufacturer hold a valid ISO
3. 9001:2015/IATF1694:2009 certificate)
4. Samples Preparation and Testing
5. Assessment of Information
6. Issuance of Certificate

TESTING REQUIREMENTS
Type of combustion heater defined in UN ECE R122means devices which do not differ in essential respects such as:
1. Fuel Type (e.g. liquid or gaseous),
2. Transfer Medium (e.g. air or water),
3. Vehicle Location (e.g. passenger compartment or load area).

The corresponding test items are as follows:

Heating system
Vehicle category
Annex 4
Air quality 
Annex 5
Temperature
Annex 6
Exhaust
Annex 8
LPG safety
Engine waste
Heat - water
M




N




O




Engine waste
Heat – air 1
M
×
×


N
×
×


O




Engine waste
Heat - oil
M
×
×


N
×
×


O




Gaseous fuel
Heater 2
M
×
×
×
×
N
×
×
×
×
O
×
×
×
×
Liquid fuel
Heater 2
M
×
×
×

N
×
×
×

O
×
×
×

Electric heater 2
M

×


N

×


O

×


Heat pump 2
M
×
×


N
×
×


O
×
×


*1: Heating systems which comply with the requirements of Annex 3 are exempt from these test requirements.
*2: Heaters located outside the passenger compartment, using water as a transfer medium, are deemed to comply with Annexes 4 and 5


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ATIC Alex
Alex He
Component Homologation Department  
ATIC Senior Project Engineer, erved as R&D engineer in a well-known OEM company. She is focusing on the one-stop compliance, testing and certification solutions for EV key components
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Mail: cs@atic-cn.com