Approval Details

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 26, 1993.
As of Monday, October 14th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts


This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-183-6
  • Executive Order 183-6 / D183-6
  • ARB # D-183-6
  • Executive Order No: D-183-6
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-183-6
  • Resolution D-183-6
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Download: Executive Order D-183-6 PDF

D-183-6 Document:

                                                          (Page 1 of 2)

                                    State of California
                                    AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                  EXECUTIVE ORDER D—183—6
                         Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                    of the Vehicle Code

                            OXIDATION CATALYTIC CONVERTER®

  WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section      27156 and Title 13 California Code of
  Regulations (hereafter "CCR")      Section 2222(h), authorize the California Air
  Resources Board (ARB) and its      Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket
  catalytic converters from the      proh;bxtlons in Vehicle Code Sections 27156
— and 38391.

 WHEREAS, Perfection Automotive Products Corporation of 12445 Levan Road,
Livonia, Michigan 48150, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for their new
aftermarket three—way plus oxidation converter (TWC + OC) for the following
appllcation only:

ayglicatlon       >         Part Numbers           Max.   Eng. Size   Max. Veh. Wt.
 2—Way (Only)         23075, 23077, 23078, 23079      7.51L               7,000 1bs.
                      23087, 23088, 23089

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—5, the ARB
_finds that the above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the
 California Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391, and Title 13, California
 Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h).  Emission performance of the catalytic
 converter was based on durability mileage accumulation of 25,000 miles using.
 the AMA durability driving schedule (Reference Appendix IV, Title 40, Part
 86, Code of Federal Regulations (June 28, 1977)).                      «>

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above cafialytic converter is exempt from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for installation on
applicable vehicles subject to the following conditions:

    1.   No changes are permitted to the catalytic converter as described in
         the application for exemption.  Any changes to the catalytic
         converter or any of its components, applicable model year, or other
         factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and approved by the®
         ARB prior to marketing in California.

   2.    Marketing of the converter using identifications other than those
         shown in the exemption application or marketing of the catalytic
         converter for vehicle application other than the one listed in this
         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 components of the
         catalytic converter as individual devices.

 "THREE—WAY PLUS OXIDATION CATALYTIC           —       (Page 2 of 2)

   3.    Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content
        by Perfection Automotive Products Corporation, its principals,
        agents, employees, distributors, dealers, or other representatives
        must includethe disclaimer that the Executive Order or the exemption
        it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any emissions
        reduction claims for the catalytic converter and is only a finding
        that the catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of
        Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391.

   4.   Upon installation, the catalytic converter must carry a
        manufacturer‘s warranty for 25,000 miles on the substrates and 50,000
        miles or five years on the shell.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of
this order.   The order may be revoked only after ten day written notice of
intention to revoke it, during 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.

Executive Order No. D—183—2 dated August 16,       1990, is superseded and of no
further force and effect.

Executed at El Monte, California, this & day of Apiil, 1993.

                                  Assistant Division Chief
                                  Mobile Source Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:07
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:07

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