Ford Motor Company CETP 00.00-E-412 – Electrical and Electronic Component Environmental Compatibility Test

Ford Motor Company CETP 00.00-E-412 – Electrical and Electronic Component Environmental Compatibility Test

Accredited testing laboratory

Accredited testing laboratory

Overview of CETP 00.00-E-412

Ford Motor Company CETP 00.00-E-412 specification describes the test methods and equipment capability requirements to be used to verify that the electronic and electrical modules, sensors and switches satisfy the component level. The standard describes the environmental and durability tests for E/E components based on mounting location.

Testing Capabilities

TÜV SÜD ‘s vast experience and continuous monitoring control equipment is ready to assist your LIN, CAN, and discrete I/0 components through all of the CETP 00.00-E-412 Testing Requirements including:

  • Solder Evaluation
  • Low Temperature Exposure
  • Low Temperature Operation
  • High Temperature Exposure
  • High Temperature Operation
  • Powered Thermal cycle
  • Thermal Shock Resistance
  • Thermal Shock Endurance
  • Water/Fluids Ingress
  • Dust
  • Powered Vibration
  • Audible Noise
  • Mechanical Shock/Drop
  • Connector & Lead/Lock Strength
  • Salt Mist Atmosphere
  • Chemical Resistance
  • WCCA/High Temperature Endurance
  • Controls Durability / Mechanical Wear out
  • 85/85 Humidity Test
  • HALT

Testing is completed in multiple test legs that encompass initial sample inspection and functional checks, electrical and EMC testing, environmental testing, corrosion, vibration and other mechanical testing.  No matter which phase or test leg your component is in, TÜV SÜD can support it! 

Additional Testing Capabilities

TÜV SÜD has multiple locations with a wide range of capabilities to support your testing which include but are not limited to:

  • Wireless Testing
  • Cross-section Analysis
  • Digital Microscopy
  • X-Ray


TÜV SÜD’s automotive environmental and EMC labs are accredited to ISO 17025 and can help ensure your automotive electrical/electronic component, sub-assembly or systems comply with global OEM and industry standards.


TÜV SÜD’s comprehensive testing and certification services ensure you comply with all major industry standards. Our global network of testing labs and industry experts use the latest industry methods to support all necessary OEM Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) requirements for materials, durability, shock and vibration, electrical, and EMC performance testing. TÜV SÜD is your single source for testing and certification services that will accelerate your time to global markets.

In addition to meeting OEM requirements for automotive component testing and compliance, automotive testing ensures maximum safety for customers and protects brand reputation protection. Product testing can provide early detection of faults, enabling manufacturers to improve products and secure their reputation as a provider of quality components.

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