Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 14, 2006.
As of Thursday, December 13th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 655000/655500Selected 1996 to 2002 Ford trucks equipped with dual exhaust and four catalytic convertersNoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-184-19
  • Executive Order 184-19 / D184-19
  • ARB # D-184-19
  • Executive Order No: D-184-19
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-184-19
  • Resolution D-184-19
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Download: Executive Order D-184-19 PDF

D-184-19 Document:



                                    State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D-184-19
                      Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                                   of the Vehicle Code

                  Maremont Exhaust Division (d.b.2. Arvin Meritor)
    "Series 655000 and 655500 OBD II Compliant Three-way Catalytic Converters"

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

WHEREAS, Maremont Exhaust Division (Maremont), a division of A ~ i Meritor n       of 2400
Maremont Parkway, Loudon, Tennessee 37774, has applied to the Air Resources Board for
exemption from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 to market its new
aftermarket Series 655000 and 655500 three-way catalytic converters (TWC) for installation
on selected 1996 through 2002 Ford trucks equipped with on-board diagnostic II (OBD-II)
systems and multiple catalytic converters as specified in Appendix D-184-19 and
incorporated herein. The Series 655000 will be used as front catalytic converters (2 units)
and Series 655500 as rear catalytic converters (2 units) for multiple (4 units) catalytic
converter system applications. These catalytic converters will be sold for both universal and
direct fit replacements. The Series 655000 and 655500 TWCs may also be installed on non-
OBD II vehicles (1995 and older) similar in engine and exhaust configuration to those listed in
Appendix D-184-19.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Operations Division by Health and
Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G-02-003, the Air Resources Board finds
that the above aftermarket catalytic converters corr~plywith California Vehicle Code Section
27156 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h). The emissions
performance of said aftermarket catalytic converters were based on durability bench-aging by
Johnson Matthey using the Air Resources Board-modified RAT-A bench-aging cycle for a
duration of 100 hours for aftermarket catalytic converters and 200 hours for the original
equipment manufacturer (OEM) catalytic converters, as specified in the "Optional Evaluation
Procedures for New Aftermarket Non-original Equipment Catalytic Converters Equipped with
On-Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) Systems."

Whereas, emission tests conducted at the Environmental Research and Development
Corporation (ERD), Ijamsville, Maryland, using a 1999 5.OL Ford Explorer, test group
XFMX05.02GF (LDT2, LEV), with Series 655000 TWCs installed as front catalytic converters
(2 units) and Series 655500 TWCs as rear catalytic converters (2 units) showed that the
vehicle met the applicable emission standards. Furthermore, emissions tests conducted with
Series 655000 TWCs installed as front catalytic converters (2 units) and aged OEM TWCs
as rear converters (2 units) showed that the vehicle met the applicable emission standards.
Similarly, emissions tests conducted with aged OEM TWCs as front catalytic converters
(2 units) and Series 655500 TWCs as rear catalytic c~nverters(2 units) showed that the


vehicle met the applicable emission standards. OBD II compatibility tests performed on the
same test vehicle showed that Series 655000 and 655500 TWCs do not affect the
vehicle's ability to perform OBD II system monitoring. Emission test results in grams per mile
are shown below:

                                        NMOG          CO          NOx          Remarks
120K Standard                           0.130         5.5         0.5
Test with 655000l655500                 0.093         2.02        0.07         Pass
Test with 655000lOEM rear               0.067         1.41        0.04         Pass
Test with OEM front1655500              0.067         1.54        0.04         Pass

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytic converters are exempt from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the approved vehicle
applications specified in Appendix D-184-19 subject to the following conditions:

       1.    No changes are pern-~itted to the catalytic converters as described in the
             application for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converters or any of its
             components, and other factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and
             approved by the Air Resources Board prior to marketing in California.

       2.    Marketing of the catalytic converters using identifications other than those
             shown in the exemption application, and in this Execl~tiveOrder, or marketing
             of the catalytic converters for application other than the ones shown in ,this
             Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the
             Air Resources Board. Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an
             exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the catalytic
             converters as individual devices.

       3.    Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by
             Maremont Exhaust Division, 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
             emission reduction claims for the catalytic converters and is only a finding that
             the catalytic converters are exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code
             Section 27156.

       4.     Maremont Exhaust Division's installation instructions for the new catalytic
              converters must conform to requirements in Paragraphs I and X of the
              "Optional Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Non-original Equipment
              Catalytic Converters Equipped with On-Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) Systems."

       5.     Upon installation, the catalytic converters must carry a manufacturer's warranty
              for 50,000 miles on the substrates and 50,000 miles or five'years on the shell
              and end pipes.



       MAREMONT EXHAUST DIVISION - CATALYTIC CONVERTERS - D-134-19


       6.     Maremont Exhaust Division and its vendors may not advertise the new
              aftermarket catalytic converters as "high or easy flow" catalytic converters or
              use any phrase that could make it appear to perform better than an OEM
              catalytic converter.

       7.     The new aftermarket catalytic converter substrates may not be sold or supplied
              to a third party by Maremont Exhaust Division, its associates, vendors, other
              businesses, and individuals associated with Maremont Exhaust Division, to be
              assembled at a different facility but marketed under this Executive Order.

       8.     Any marketing arrangement of the new aftermarket catalytic converters by a
              third party, which involves the use of packaging identification different from the
              ones described in this Executive Order must be approved by the Air Resources
              Board prior to shipment.

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 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.

Executed at El Monte, California, this    i3+'    day of April 2006.




                                                                Division




        MAREMONT EXHAUST DIVISION - CATALYTIC CONVERTERS - D-184-19


                                   APPENDIX D-184-19


              Maremont Series 6550001655500 Ford Truck California OBD II application list




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                Maremont Series 655000/655500 Ford Truck California OBD II application list

                         NO. OF                     CERTIFICATION   EXHAUST    TOTAL     CONVERTER   UNIVERSAL      DIRECT FIT
VEHICLE MODEL   SIZE   CYLINDERS|   ENGINE FAMILY       LEVEL         TYPE  _|CONVERTERS    TYPE       L&R/REAR
                                    YFMXA04.2JGC        LEV           D          4         TWC

                                    YFMXA04.G6FF        LEV           D          4         TWC                              i
                                                                      D          4                                653113/653112



                                    YFMXAO05.ARF7




                                    YFMXTO5.02F5




                                    1FMXT04.2JGS




                                    1FMXTO5.02F5




                                    1FMXTO5.4RF7




                                    1FMXTO5.4RFA




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Additional Vehicles 1   Marernont Series 655000/655500Ford Truck California OBD II application list




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Document Created: 2007-06-18 11:37:00
Document Modified: 2007-06-18 11:37:00

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