FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES CS.00056 – Enivronmental Specification for Electrical / Electronics (E/E) Components

Stellantis (FCA) CS.00056 – Environmental Specification for Electrical/Electronics (E/E) Components

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Overview of Stellantis (FCA) CS.00056

Stellantis CS.00056 specification defines minimum environmental stress driven qualification and validation requirements for the qualification of all E/E components (devices) used on Stellantis programs. The standard describes the environmental and durability tests for E/E components based on mounting location.

CS.00056 applies to E2 Component Type Classification

  • Devices with passive electronic components with no control function (e.g., LEDs, varistors, resistor filters, capacitors, inductances)
  • Electric motors with no integrated electronic controllers, relays, switches, when containing diodes, varistors, capacitors, resistors, inductors or potentiometers.

CS.00056 also applies to E3 Component Type Classification

  • Devices with control/monitoring functions (e.g.: electronic modules, active sensors, display systems, motors & actuators with active electronics and, more generally, devices equipped with microcontrollers, integrated circuits, transistors, etc.)
  • Simple analog electronic circuits with transistors or other solid state devices may be in this category when they perform any kind of signal processing or control function

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 CS.00056 Testing Requirements including:

  • Solder Evaluation
  • Shipping/Storage Temperature Exposure (SSTE)
  • Low Temperature Operating Endurance (LTOE)
  • High Temperature Operating Endurance (HTOE)
  • Powered Thermal Cycle Endurance (PTCE)
  • Thermal Shock (TS)
  • Thermal Humidity Cycle (THC)
  • High Temperature & High Humidity Endurance (HTHE)
  • Solar Radiation Soak
  • Mechanical Vibration
  • Mechanical Shock
  • Mechanical Shock Endurance
  • Handling Drop
  • Mechanical Operation Durability
  • Dust Intrusion
  • Salt water Immersion
  • Salt Fog
  • Chemical Exposure


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.

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:

  • Cyclic Corrosion
  • Mechanical Terminal and Connector Testing
  • Electrical Testing
  • EMC Testing
  • 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.

Automotive Testing

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 & 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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