Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 7, 2008.
As of Friday, October 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 430001996 to 2004 Selected DaimlerChrysler medium-duty vehicles (MDV2 - MDV4)NoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-193-52
  • Executive Order 193-52 / D193-52
  • ARB # D-193-52
  • Executive Order No: D-193-52
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-193-52
  • Resolution D-193-52
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Download: Executive Order D-193-52 PDF

D-193-52 Document:

                                  State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D-193-52
                     Relating to Exemp,tionsunder Section 27156
                                  of the Vehicle Code

                           Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc.
                     "Three-way Catalytic Converter Series 43000"

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, Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc. (Car Sound) of 22961 Arroyo Vista, Rancho
Santa Margarita, California 92688, has applied for exemption from the prohibitions in Vehicle
Code Sections 27156 to market its new aftermarket Series 43000 three-way catalytic
converter (TWC) on selected 1996 through 2004 DaimlerChrysler medium-duty vehicles
equipped with an on-board diagnostic II (OBD-II) system as specified in Appendix D-193-52
and incorporated herein. The application coverage excludes vehicles equipped with a warm-
up catalyst. The TWC will be used in single and dual parallel underbody vehicle applications.
The Series 43000 TWC may also be installed on non-OBD II vehicles (1995 and older)
similar in engine displacement, test weight, and exhaust configuration to those listed in
Appendix D-193-52.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Sol-~rceOperations Division by Health and
Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G-02-003, the Air Resources Board finds
that the above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the California Vehicle Code
Section 27156 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h). The emissions
performance of the catalytic converter was based on durability bench-aging by Delphi Engine
and Chassis Systems using the ARB-modified RAT-A bench-aging cycle for 100 hours, as
specified for category two (2) vehicles in the "Optional Evaluation Procedures for New
Aftermarket Non-original Equipment Catalytic Converters Equipped with On-Board
Diagnostic II (OBD II) Systems."

WHEREAS, emissions tests conducted at the Automotive Testing and Development Services
(ATDS), Ontario, California, with Series 43000 TWC installed on a 1999 5.9L Dodge
Durango, test group XCRXA0360H32, certified to the Medium-Duty Vehicle 2, Low Emission
Vehicle emission standards (MDV2, LEV), showed that the catalytic converter met the
applicable emission standards. The following are the test results in grams per mile:

                                               NMOG                        NOx
MDV2 120K LEV standards                        0.230         6.4           0.6
Average with Series 43000 TWC                  0.217         4.4           0.5

OBD II compatibility tests performed on the same test vehicle showed that Series 43000
TWC did not affect the vehicle's ability to perform OBD II system monitoring.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions
in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the approved vehicle applications specified
in Appendix A 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, 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 converter using identifications other than those shown
             in the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketing of the
             catalytic converter 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
             converter as individual devices.

      3.     Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by Car
             Sound Exhaust System, 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 endorsement or approval of any
             emission reduction claims for the catalytic converter and is only a finding that
             the catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section
             27 156.

      4.     Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc.'s installation instructions for the new catalytic
             converter 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 converter 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.

      6.     Car sound Exhaust System, Inc. and its vendors may not advertise the new
             aftermarket catalytic converter as a "high or easy flow" catalytic converter or
             use any phrase that could make it appear to perform better than an OEM
             catalytic converter.

       7.    Car Sound, its associates, vendors, other businesses, and individuals may not
             sell or supply the substrates of the new aftermarket catalytic converters to a
             third party to be assembled in a different facility and 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.

       9.     Car Sound must submit the required quality audit and production quantity
              reports for its aftermarket catalytic converters semi-annually, covering the
              periods January 1 through June 30, and July 1 through December 31.

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-193-37 dated August 9,2006, is hereby superseded and is no longer
of further force and effect.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   7     day of April 2008.

                                    Annette Hebert, Chief
                                    Mobile Source Operations Division


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       Model                                             Engine                      Cert. Weight Exhaust|   Converter          Total
 No.    VYear   Make    |Vehicle Model                    Size      Engine Family    Level| Class  Type        Type.         Converters   Monitored   Universal   Direct Fit

1|                      Bis00/B2500
                        M roug                              .
                                                          3.9L      TCR239H8G1EK                                                                       43037       43296
                        B1500/B25007B3500                 E.9L.                                                                                                    43206
  2             P40 nam 1500/2500                         52t       rtonseonsG1EK            move                                                      43037       jgogg
                                                                                                     s                           1            1
       19986            Dakola »WD                        5.91
                        Dakota 4WD                                                                                                                     43006        TBD
  8             Jeap    |Grand Cherokee                   ggt       TCR36OH8G1EL                                                                       43036       43226
  7                     B1500/B2500/B3500                 5.21      TCRacoJaGciEK            Mpva                                                      33037       23206
  5                     RAM 250073500 LH/BH               8.0L      TCnassrsGiEK             Mova    __D                         5            5        13036        TBb
                        B1500/B2500                       5.9                                                                                          23037       43206
 6                      RAM 1500                          3q        VonessHsciEk                                                                                   a32es
|_|                     Dakota                              ‘                                                                                          43006        TBD
                        RAM 150072500                     5.          nR                                                                               43037       23285
*                       Dakota                                2L    VCR318H8G1EK                                                                       430606       TBp
                        B1500/82500/B3500                 82L
                                                          5.9L.                              MDV2                                                                  43296
                                                          59t                                                                                          43037
  8                     RAM 1500/2500                     551—      vonssohee1EL| v.., ,                                                                           43285
                        Dakota                            ggt                                                                                          43006        TBD
__ 1997                 RAM 150072500 4wD                  —
                                                          52L                                Movs    s                           i            1
  8                     RAM 1500/250073500                5o        VCRssoJsG1EK             MDVA              TwC                                     43037       43285
                                                          50T                                                                                          43006        TBD

 10                     B1500/82500/B3500                 gg ‘L'    VCR36OH8G1EL             MDv2                                                                  43296
                Dodge                                     5'2 T
__|                     RAM 1500/2500                     m                                                                                            43037       43285
                        B1s007B25007B3500                                                                                                                          43206
 11                     RAM 150072500                     524—      vonssosso1ELl            MDV3                                                                  29285
                        RAM 1500/250073500                5.8L.                              Mova
o2                      RAM 250073560 LH/RH               8.0L      VenasakaciEk                     5                           2           5         43036        Teo
 13                     RAM 1500                                    weBnkAc233Hi11                                                                     43037       23285
 14                     Durango                           3.9L      WCRXAO239H12                                                                       43006        TBD
 15                     B1500/B2500                              WeERxkaoz39Jii                                                                        43037       43295
 16                     RAM 150072500
                        Banam                             5.2L
                                                           .   [ WCRXAO318H11
                                                                          1                  move                                                      TaGoe       43285
 17| 1908               RAM 150072500
                        Bakirg                            5.3       wonxaossons:                     s                           1           1         43037       a3285
 18                     Durango                           .—        wonxaossoHaz LEV                                                                   43006        4zog8q
 19                     B1500/B2500/B3500                 5.91      WCRXAO360J31                                                                                   43295
 20                     RAM 12007250073500_
                                                          s         wonxaossosnni1| Tier
                                                                                     . 1 MPYV®                                                         43037       43285
 2i                     RAM 250073500 LH/RH               8.0L__|   werxAodssku              MoVvi   D                           5           5         43036        Teo


                                                                          APPENDIX D-193-52
                                              Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc. Series 43000 for Chrysler MDV's

AddHional Vehicles 1

2                 RAM 1500 PICKUP 2WD                                 3.9L      lCRXT03.95B2    MDV2                   43037   43203
41                DURANGO 4WD                                         5.9L      lCRXT05.95B2                           43006   43205
                  RAM 3500 PU 4WD, RAM CAB CHASSIS 4WD. RAM
5    2001   Dodge PU 2WDl4WD
                                                                      5.gL      CRXM360Kl
                                                                                                       TWC     1   1
                                                                                                                       43037   43206

                       RAM 1500 PU 4WD, RAM 250013500 PU 2WDl4WD,
43                                                                  5.2L15.9L   CRXA0360Jl      MDV2                   43037   43206
                       RAM 2500 CAB CHASSIS 4WD

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                                                                         APPENDIX D-193-52
                                                Car Sound Exhaust System, Inc. Series 43000 for Chrysler MDV's
                                                                  Englne                     Cert. Weight Exhaust Converter   Totel  '
             Mnke Vehicle Model                                                                                                              Unlvera
     ~e?r                                                          Slze                      Level Class   Type     Type    Converters

43                     VAN 1500/2500/3500 2WD, WAGON 2500 2WD    5.2U5.9L   lCRXA0360Jll              MDV2                                    43037       43207
-    2001    Dodge                                                                           Tier 1          S      TwC         1    '   1
44                                                                          1CRXA0488J18              MDV4
                       RAM 3500 P N 2WD MDV                        "OL                                                                        43036       TBD
45                                                                          1CRXA0488K18
Addltlonal Vehlclw 2
46                 RAM 1500 PICKUP                                 3.7L     2CRXT03.75BO                                                                  43214
47                 RAM: VAN 1500 2WD, WAGON 1500 2WD               3.9L     2CRXT03.95BO
                   RAM: VAN 1500/2500/3500 2WD. WAGON 2500/3500                                                                               43037
48                                                                          2CRXA0360J10              MDV3   S                  1        1                43209
49 2002
             Dodge RAM: VAN 1500 2WD, WAGON 1500 2WD
                                                                            2CRXT05.95BO Tier 1 MDV2               . TwC
50                 RAM 3500: CAB CHASSIS 2WD14WD. PU 4WD                    2CRXA0360K10        MDV4                                          43006       43210
                   RAM 2500 CAB CHAS 4WD, 2500/3500 PICK UP                                           MDV3
51                                                                 8.0L     2CRXA0488Jll                                        2        2             43212
-                  2WDl4WD                                                                                                                    43036
                                                                                                                                                       432 13 (PIS)
52                 RAM 3500: CAB CHASSIS 4WD. PU 2WD14WD                    2CRXA0488Ki 1             MDV4
Addltbnal Vehlclw 3
53   1996                                                                   TCR488J8Gl EK
54   1997                                                                   VCR488J8Gl EK             MDV3
55   1998              Ram 2500/3500                               8.0 L    WCRXA0488J11                                                      43036       TBD
56   1999                                                                   XCRXA0488Jll              MDV4
57   2000                                                                   YCRXA0488Kl I
58                                                                          lCRXT05.95Bl
-    2001              Ram 1500
                                                                   5.9 L                              MDV2                                               43206
59                                                                          lCRXT05.95B8
                                                                   5.9 L
                       Ram 1500/250013500                          5.7 L                     Tier 1                             1        1
60          Chrysler                                                        3CRXT05.96B1              MDV3          TwC
                       Ram I500                                    5.9 L
                                                                            3CRXT05.95Bl              MDV2

62                     Ram Van 1500/2500/3500                               3CRXT05.96BO              MDV3
- 2003                                                             5.9 L
                       Ram 1500                                    5'2                                                                                    TBD
63                                                                          3CRXT05.95BO
                       Ram Van 1500
                                                                   5.9 L
                                                                            3CRXT03.95Bl              MDV2                                    43006
65                     Ram Van 150012500                                    3CRXT03.95BO
66                     Ram 1500                                    3.7 L    3CRXT03.75BO
67   2004              Ram 250013500                               5.7 L    4CRXT05.77XO     LEV      MDV3   D                  2        2    43006

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Document Modified: 2008-04-16 15:31:21

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