The preventive maintenance procedures for the Intoxilyzer Model 5000 to be followed at least once every four months are:

(1)           Verify alcoholic breath simulator thermometer shows 34 degrees, plus or minus .2 degree centigrade;

(2)           Verify instrument displays time and date;

(3)           Press "START TEST"; when "INSERT CARD" appears, insert test record;

(4)           Enter information as prompted;

(5)           Verify instrument accuracy;

(6)           When "PLEASE BLOW" appears, collect breath sample;

(7)           When "PLEASE BLOW" appears, collect breath sample;

(8)           When test record ejects, remove;

(9)           Verify Diagnostic Program; and

(10)         Verify alcoholic breath simulator solution is being changed every four months or after 125 Alcoholic Breath Simulator tests, whichever occurs first.

A signed original of the preventive maintenance record shall be kept on file for at least three years.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑139.1(b)(b2);

Temporary Amendment Eff. September 1, 1989 for a period of 180 days to expire on February 28, 1990;

Eff. January 1, 1985;

Amended Eff  November 1, 2007; April 1, 2001; April 1, 1993; April 1, 1992; January 1, 1990; March 1, 1989.