In the United States as in Europe, legislature attaches increasing importance to questions of liability and it is the duty of the manufacturers to guard themselves against these new demands.
The present recommendation aims to determine the limits of the liability and compiles a list of precautions to be taken by the engine manufacturer starting from drafting a contract and the certification for the product.
These precautions refer to the following:
- The guaranteed characteristics such as power output, fuel consumption, consumption of lubricants, quality of exhaust gas, pollution, noise, vibration etc.
- The published papers such as installation guide, operation handbook, maintenance book etc.
- The fuels used and their treatment.
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