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Valid E.O.

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 25, 2014.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

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This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-161-98
  • Executive Order 161-98 / D161-98
  • ARB # D-161-98
  • Executive Order No: D-161-98
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-161-98
  • Resolution D-161-98
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Download: Executive Order D-161-98 PDF

D-161-98 Document:



                                            State of California
                                        AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                       EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—98

                              Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                          of the California Vehicle Code

                                         Gale Banks Engineering
                                          AutoMind Programmer

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39515 and
Section 39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—14—012;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the AutoMind Programmer,
marketed by Gale Banks Engineering of 546 Duggan Avenue, Azusa, California 91702,
has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control
systems and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle
Code for the following vehicle applications:

 Application                                      PN     Product Description
                          —                      66100   AutoMind Programmer— Ford
          2008—10 Ford 6.4L Diesel               66110 AutoMind Programmer— Ford
                                                 66065   AutoMind Flash Module— Ford
                                                 66108   AutoMind Programmer— Dodge
     2003—2009 Dodge 5.9L/6.7L Diesel            66114 AutoMind Programmer— Dodge/Jeep
                                                 66075   AutoMind Flash Module— Dodge
        2010—2012 Dodge 6.7L Diesel              66108   AutoMind Programmer— Dodge
            With Engine Test Groups:                           .
  Acexpos.783ww, AcExDo6.78vV, Bcexpos.zgwy,     66114   AutoMind Programmer— Dodge/Jeep
   BCEXDO6.78VV, CCEXDO6.78WV, CCEXDO6.78VV      gg975 AutoMind Flash Module— Dodge
                                                 66120   AutoMind Programmer— Jeep
   1998—2014 Jeep 3.6L/3.8L and 4.0L Gas         66114   AutoMind Programmer— Dodge/Jeep
                                                 66080   AutoMind Flash Module— Jeep
                                                 66108   AutoMind Programmer—Dodge
                                                 66120   AutoMind Programmer— Jeep
        2004—14 Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep                            —
     3.5L/3.7L/3.8L/4.7L/5.7L or 6.1L Gas        66114   AutoMind Programmer—Dodge/Jeep
                                                 66075   AutoMind Flash Module— Dodge
                                                 66080   AutoMind Flash Module—Jeep
                                                 66104   AutoMind Programmer— GM
   1996—2014 GM Trucks with 4.3L to 8.1L         66112   AutoMind Programmer— GM
  engines and 2000—2006 6.0L Pontiac GTOs        66051   AutoMind Programmer— GM MH

                                                 66070   AutoMind Flash Module— GM
                                                 66100   AutoMind Programmer—Ford
                 2004—14 Ford                              f
 3.01/3.51/3.71/4.0L/4.21/4.6L/5.0L/5.41/6.21. 66110 AutoMind Programmer—Ford
                 and 6.8L Gas                    66160   AutoMind Programmer—Ford MH
                                                 66065   AutoMind Flash Module— Ford
                                                 66100   AutoMind Programmer—Ford
         1994—2003 Ford 7.3L Diesel              66110   AutoMind Programmer—Ford
                                                 66065   AutoMind Flash Module— Ford


 Application                                PN     Product Description
                                           66104   AutoMind Programmer— GM
         2007—2010 GM 6.6L Diesel          66112   AutoMind Programmer— GM
                                           66070   AutoMind Flash Module— GM


The AutoMind Programmer is a hand held programmers designed to reprogram the
FLASH memory chip located in the vehicle‘s ECU module. The stages of enhancement
are: transmission only, 87 octane, towing, and performance. Emission—related data files
cannot be modified by the end user.

This Executive Order is valid provided the installation instructions for the AutoMind
Programmer will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those of
the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the AutoMind Programmer, as
exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the
vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the AutoMind Programmer using any identification other than that shown in
this Executive Order or marketing of the AutoMind Programmer for an application other
than those listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is
obtained from the Air Resources Board.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any AutoMind Programmer advertised, offered for
sale, sold with, or installed on a new motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an
ultimate purchaser.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
AutoMind Programmer may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the
vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on the Cold—Start Federal Test Procedure test,
Supplemental Federal Test Procedure test, Steady State Testing (selected diesel
applications), and On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) system test conducted at an
independent laboratory using a 2007 model year 4.6L Ford Mustang, a 2007 model year
5.4L Ford Shelby GT 500 Mustang, 2009 model year 5.3L Chevrolet Suburban, 2006
model year 6.0L Pontiac GTO, 2007 model year 5.7L Chrysler 300C, 2008 model year
diesel 6.6L Chevrolet Truck, 2007 model year diesel 5.9L Dodge Ram, 2008 model year
diesel 6.4L Ford F—350, and a 2009 model year diesel 6.7L Dodge Ram.

The Air Resources Board reserves the right in the future to review this Executive Order
and the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on or modified part
continues to meet the standards and procedures of Title 13, California Code of
Regulations, Section 2222, et seq.




       GALE BANKS ENGINEERING —— AUTOMIND PROGRAMMER — D—161—98


THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF GALE BANKS
ENGINEERING‘S AUTOMIND PROGRAMMER.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources Board", may be made with
respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral or written
communication.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order. The
order may be revoked only after a ten—day written notice of intention to revoke the order, in
which period the holder of the order may request in writing a hearing to contest the
proposed revocation. If a hearing is requested, it shall be held within ten days of receipt of
the request and the order may not be revoked until a determination is made after the
hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this    &f& day of July 2014.



                        L/t’/\é"’lf‘cd/
                nnette Hebert, Chief
              Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division




       GALE BANKS ENGINEERING — AUTOMIND PROGRAMMER — D—161—98





Document Created: 2014-09-15 16:50:04
Document Modified: 2014-09-15 16:50:04

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