Approval Details

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 27, 1990.
As of Tuesday, October 15th, 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-193-3
  • Executive Order 193-3 / D193-3
  • ARB # D-193-3
  • Executive Order No: D-193-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-193-3
  • Resolution D-193-3
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Download: Executive Order D-193-3 PDF

D-193-3 Document:

                                                             (Page 1 of 2)

                              State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—193—3
                   Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                              of the Vehicle Code

        t                 CAR SOUND EXHAUST SYSTEM. INC.

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 prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc. of 22961 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa
Margarita, California 92688, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for their series 300/500 new
aftermarket three—way plus oxidation (TWG + OC) catalytic converter with two
precatalysts for the following application:

Converter             Engine
                           Size              Yeh,
TWC + OC—Main         5.2L (318 CID)         5,500 1bs.
Underbody + 2

WHEREAS, pursuantto 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 Air
Resources Board finds that the above aftermarket catalytic converter system
complies with the California Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13,
California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h).

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytic converter system is exempt
from the prohibitions of ¥ehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the
approved application vehicles subject to the following conditions:

   1.   No changes are permitted to the converter system as —described in the
        application for exemption. Any changes to the converter system or
        any of its components, applicable model year, or 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 converter system using identifications other than
        those shown in the exemption application or marketing of the
        converter system for applications other than those listed in the
        application catalog 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 converter as individual devices.

     CAR SOUND EXHAUST SYSTEM, INC.                    EXECUTIVE ORDER D—193—3
     "SERIES 300/500 NEW AFTERMARKET                         .
     THREE—WAY PLUS OXIDATION CATALYTIC                (Page 2 of 2)

        3.   Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content
             by Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc., its principais, agents, employees,
             ‘distributors, dealers, or other representatives must i~slude 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 converter and is only a finding that the converter
             system is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

     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 revocaticn,  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 revocatlon exist.

     Executed at El Monte, California, this   2;7
                                                day of April, 19980.

                                              K. D. Drachand, Chief
                                              Mobile Source Division

Document Created: 2006-02-15 09:59:52
Document Modified: 2006-02-15 09:59:52

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