Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on September 25, 1991.
As of Thursday, June 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
GD-1 & GD-21991 and older model-year medium and heavy duty gasoline and diesel engines.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-204-3
  • Executive Order 204-3 / D204-3
  • ARB # D-204-3
  • Executive Order No: D-204-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-204-3
  • Resolution D-204-3
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-204-3 PDF

D-204-3 Document:



                                                     (Page 1 of 3)

                               State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—204—3
                    Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                               of the Vehicle Code

                              COAST FILTRATION, INC.
                      "FUEL ENHANCER/CATALYTIC FUEL REACTOR®

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorize the California Air
Resources Board (ARB) and its Executive Officer to exempt add—on and
modified parts from the prohibitions of Yehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Coast Filtration, Inc. of 142 Viking Avenue, Brea, California
92621, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the prohibitions of Yehicle
Code Section 27156 for the Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor model #§D—1
and #§D—2, for 1991 and older model—year motorcycles, passenger cars and
light—duty trucks, and model #GD—10, for 1991 and older model—year medium
and heavy—duty.«gasoline and diesel engines.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobils Source Division by
Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—45—5, the Air
Resources Board finds:

     1.   The Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor is an add—on device
          attached to the fuel ling in a motor vehicle.

     2.   The Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor is intended for use with
          a required motor vehicle pollution control system.

     3.   The Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor by being installed in the
          fuel line alters the original design of a motor vehicle pollution
          contrel system.      '

     4.   The Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor is a device subject to
          the prohibitions of ¥Yehicle Code Section 27156 and an add—on part
          as defined by 13 CCR Section 1900(b)(1).

     5.   The Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor does not reduce the
          effectiveness of any required motor vehicle pollution control
          devige.

     6.   The Air Resources Board, in the exercise of technical judgement,
          is aware of no basis on which the Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel
          Reactor will provide a reduction in emissions or an increase in
          fuel economy.


COAST FILTRATION, INC.        *                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—204—3
"FUEL ENHANCER/CATALYTIC FUEL REACTOR®          (Page 2 of 3)



          It has not been determined what effect use of the Fuel
          Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor may have on any warranty, either
          expressed or implied, by the manufacturer of a motor vehicle on
          which the device is installed.

          The fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor is not a certified motor
          vehicle pollution control device pursuant to Health and Safety
          Code Section 43644.

          The Air Resources Board by granting an exemption to Coast
          Filtration, Inc. for the Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor does
          not recommend or endorse in any way the Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic
          Fuel Reactor for emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any other
          purpose.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic Fuel Reactor is
exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation
on model—year yehicles shown above subject to the following conditions:

     1.   This exemptton shall not apply to any device, apparatus, or
          mechanism advertised, offered for sale or sold with, or installed
          on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an
          ultimate purchaser.

          No changes are permitted to the device as described in the
          application for exemption. Any changes to the device, 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.

          Marketing of this device using an identification other than that
          shown in this Executive Order or marketing of this device for an
          application other than those listed in the 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
          component of the product as an individual device.

          Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
          content by Coast Filtration, 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 fuel economy
          or emissions reduction claims for the Fuel Enhancer/Catalytic fFuel
          Reactor and is only a firding that the device is exempt from the
          prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.


COAST FILTRATION, INC.         *                   EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. D—204—3
"FUEL ENKHANCER/CATALYTIC FUEL REACTOR"            (Page 3 of 3)



     5.   No claim of any «<ind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources
          Board" may be maie with respect to the action taken herein in any
          advertising or other oral or written communication.

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 the order, in 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 after hearing
that grounds for revocation exist.

Executive Order D—204—2 dated July 17, 1991 is superseded and of no further
force and effect
                                            A\
Executed at El Monte, California, this ;z:_~dT'September, 1991.

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                                                Summerfle]d
                                          Ass1stant Division Chief
                                          Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:41:04
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:41:04

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