Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on January 25, 1999.
As of Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
Model AFE-11999 and older gasoline and diesel powered vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-174-8
  • Executive Order 174-8 / D174-8
  • ARB # D-174-8
  • Executive Order No: D-174-8
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-174-8
  • Resolution D-174-8
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Download: Executive Order D-174-8 PDF

D-174-8 Document:

                                                               (Page 1 of 2)

                                 State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES   BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—174—8
                  Relating to Exemption Under Section 27156
                             of the Vehicle Code

                            THE MAGNETIZER GROUP, INC.
                           "FUEL ENERGIZER" MODEL AFE—1

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorize the California Air
Resources Board (ARB) and its Executive Officer to exempt add—on and modified
parts from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, The Magnetizer Group,    Inc.   of 5525 Swamp Road,   Fountainville,
Pennsylvania 18923—9612, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the "Fuel Energizer"
Model AFE—L.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Division by
Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G~45—9,        the ARB

       1.     The "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 is an add—on device that is
              attached to the fuel line in a motor vehicle.

       2.     The fuel line is part of the required motor vehicle pollution
              control system.

       3.     The "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 is       intended for use with a
              required pollution control system.

       4.     The "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 by being installed on the fuel
              line alters the original design of a motor vehicle pollution
              control system.

       5.     The "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 is a device subject to the
              prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 and an add—on part
              as defined by Title 13, CCR Section 1900(b)(1)

       6.     The "Fuel Energiéer" Model AFE—1 does not reduce the
              effectiveness of any required motor vehicle pollution control

       7.     The ARB,   in the exercise of technical judgement,      is aware of no
              basis on which the "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 will provide
              either a decrease in emission or an increase in fuel economy.

       8.     It has not been determined what effect use of the "Fuel
              Energizer" Model AFE—1 may have on any warranty, either
              expressed or implied, by the manufacturer or a motor vehicle on
              which the device is installed.

       9.     The "Fuel Energizer" Model AFB—1 is not a certified motor
              vehicle pollution control device pursuant to Health and Safety
              Code Section 43644.

       10.    The ARB by granting an exemption to The Magnetizer Group, Inc.
              for‘the "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 does not recommend or
              endorse in any way the "Fuel Energizer" Model AFE—1 for
              emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any other purpose.

THE MAGNETIZER GROUP, INC.                       EXECUTIVE ORDER D—174—8
"FUEL ENERGIZER®" MODEL AFE—1                    (Page 2 of 2)

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the "Fuel Energizer" Model AFER—1 is exempt from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1999 and older
model—year gasoline and diesel powered vehicles subject to the following

       1.      This exemption shall not apply to any device, apparatus,         or
               mechanism advertised, offered for sale or sold with, or
               installed on,    a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
               transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

       2.      No changes are permitted to the device as described in the
               application for exemption.       Any changes to the device,
               applicable model year, or other factors addressed in this order
              must be evaluated and approved by the ARB marketing in

       3.     Marketing of this device using an identification other than
              that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of this device
              for an application other than those listed in this Executive
              Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained
              from the ARB.   Exemption of this product shall not be construed
              as an exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any
              component of the product as an individual device.

       4.     Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
              content by The Magnetizer Group, Inc., its principals, agents,
              employees, distributors, dealers, or other representatives must®
              include the disclaimer that the Executive Order or the
              exemption it provides is not an éndorsement or approval of any
              fuel economy or emissions reduction claims for the "Fuel
              Energizer" Model AFE—1 and is only a finding that the device is
              exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

       5.     No claim of any kind,     such as "Approved by the Air Resources
              Board" may be made with respect to the action taken 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 after hearing that grounds
for revocation exist.

Executive Order D—174—7,   dated August 4,    1997,   is superseded and of no further
force and effect.          >

The Bureau of Automotive Repair will be notified b         opy of this order.

Executed at El Monte,   California,   this                          1999.

                                             R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                             Mobile Source Operations Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:15:16
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:15:16

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