Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 22, 1991.
As of Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
8140 (Yellow painted)1991 and older vehicles equipped with 12 volt battery, standard ignition coil and negative ground ignition system EXCEPT for vehicles with HEI

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-221
  • Executive Order 221 / D221
  • ARB # D-221
  • Executive Order No: D-221
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-221
  • Resolution D-221
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Download: Executive Order D-221 PDF

D-221 Document:



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                                    State of California
                                   AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                   EXECUTIVE ORDER D—221
                        Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27186
                                    of the Vehicle Code


                           AUTOMOTIVE CONTROLS CORPORATION
                          "ACCEL SUPER STOCK IGNITION COIL"
                   PART NOS. 7796C, 8140, 8140C, 140001, AND 140008

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of
the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39515 and Section
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the ACCEL Super Stock
Ignition Coil, part nos. 7796C, $140, 8140C, 140001 and 140008, manufactured by
Automotive Controls Corporation, 175 No. Brandford Rd., Brandford, CT 06405,
has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of required motor vehicle
pollution control devices and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of
Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for vehicles equipped with 12 volt battery,
standard ignition coil and negative ground ignition system, except for vehicles
equipped with high energy ignition (HEI) systems under the following vehicle
applications:

            PartNo.                                   ¥ehicles
                7796C                          1980 and older model—year vehicles

                $140 (yellow painted)          1991 and older model—year vehicles
                81400 (chrome painted)

                140001                         1991 and older model—year vehicles

                140008                         1982 to 1991 model—year Ford
                                               and General Motor (GM) vehicles
This exemption 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.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for this
device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from
those submitted by the system manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device, as exempted by
the Air Resources Board, that adversely affect the performance of a vehicle‘s
pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.


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AUTOMOTIVE CONTROLS CORPORATION                                                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—221
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Marketing of this system using an identification other than that shown in this
Executive Order or marketing of this system for an application other than those
listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is
obtained from the Air Resources Board. Exemption of a kit shall not be construed
as exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of a kit as an
individual device.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect that the
use of this device may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the
vehicle manufacturer.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROYAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY
CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED
BENEFITS OF AUTOMOTIVE CONTROLS CORPORATION‘S ACCEL SUPER STOCK IGNITION CDIL,
PART NOS. 7796C, 8140, 8140C, 140001 AND 140008.

No claims of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources Board" may be made
with respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral or
written communication.

Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code makes untrue or misleading
advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes violation punishable as a
misdemeanor .

Section 43644 of the Health and Safety Code provides as follows:

                "43644, (a) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or
                advertise, or, except in an application to the state board for
                certification of a device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle
                pollution control device for use on any used motor vehicle unless
                that device has been certified by the state board. No person shall
                sell, offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor vehicle
                poliution control device as a certified device which, in fact, is not
                a certified device. Any violations of this subdivision is a
                misdemeanor."

Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deems
advisable.


Executed at E1 Monte, California, this é&Z{x,téy of April, 1991.




                                                 R. B4 —Summerfield
                                                Assistant Division Chief
                                                Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:38
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:38

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