Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 20, 1993.
As of Wednesday, September 18th, 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-183-7
  • Executive Order 183-7 / D183-7
  • ARB # D-183-7
  • Executive Order No: D-183-7
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-183-7
  • Resolution D-183-7
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Download: Executive Order D-183-7 PDF

D-183-7 Document:

                                                                  _ (Page 1 of 2)

                                       State of California
                                       AIR RESOURCES      BOARD

                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—183—7
                      Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                 of the Vehicle Code

                      PERFECTION AUTOMOTIVE PRODU                  CORPORATION
                        "NEW AFTERMARKET CATALYTIC                CONVERTERS"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and fiitle 13 Calif                          ia Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Sectiout 22     , author                           the California Air
Resources Board      (ARB)    and its Executite Officer to exempt                    hew aftermarket
catalytic converters from the prohibi¥fons in Vehicle Céde/Sections 27156
and 38391.                                           //

WHEREAS,   Perfection Automotive Pfadugts Corporat                     of 12445 Levan Road,
Livonia, Michigan 48150, has appl                 to the ARB        fop~ejemption from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code      7
aftermarket converters for t

Application                                                                             Wt .
0C                                            23017, 23018            5.71             4,000 1bs.
TWC + OC   (as TWC)      2306%            ,   23067,    23068         3.8L             4,250 lbs.
TWC + 0C                23052                 23057,    23058         5.0L             4,250 lbs.
TWC + OC   (as OC)                   23055,   23057,    23058         5.01       .     4,250 lbs.

WHEREAS,   pursuant to         s      thority vested inf        the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Sectio             39515 and in the       Chief, Mobile Source Division by
                                                       d Executive Order G—45—5, the ARB
                                                            onverters comply with the
California Vehicl            e Sections 2715             d/38391, and Title 13, California
Code of Regulation®,         Section 2222(h).             ssion performance of the catalytic
converters was based               durability mileage accumulation of 25,000 miles
using the AMA durability\@riving schedule (Reference Appendix IV, Title 40,
Part 86,   Code of     a

IT IS HEREBY   RESODVED that the above catalytic converters are exempt from
the prohibitions
on applicable vehicles subject        e/following conditions:

                                                       Any changes to the catalytic
                                                mponents,       applicable model year,          or
                                              his order must be evaluated and approved
                                          éTing in California.

           céting of the cqorverters using identifications other than those
       shown in the ex¢gmption dpplication or marketing of the catalytic
       converters for vehicle applications other than the ones listed in
       this order shall be p              ibited unless prior approval is obtained from
       the ARB.  Exemption Of these products shall not be construed as an
       exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the
       catalytic converters as individual devices.                           '

 "NEW AFTERMARKET CATALYTIC CONVERTERS®                    (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 include the disclaimer that the Executive Order or the exemption
         it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any emissions
         reduction claims for the catalytic converters and is only a finding
         that the catalytic converters are exempt from the prohibitions of
         Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391.

    4.   Upon installation, the catalytic converters 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—1 dated November 21,        1989,   is hereby superseded
 and of no further force and effect.        >   .‘ZZL.

vExecuted at El Monte,    California,   this éi?     day of October,     1993.

                                        R.B. Summerfie
                                        Assistant Division Chief
                                        Mobile Source Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:42:19
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:42:19

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