Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 10, 1993.
As of Monday, June 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
51100S1955-1980 vehicles with Chevy V-8 engines

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-221-15
  • Executive Order 221-15 / D221-15
  • ARB # D-221-15
  • Executive Order No: D-221-15
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-221-15
  • Resolution D-221-15
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-221-15 PDF

D-221-15 Document:



                                                              (Page 1 of 2)

                              State of California                                               \6fw6
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                          — EXECUTIVE ORDER D—221—15                                                 <;
                  Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156                                     /
                             of the Vehicle Code                              &0'               D

                        AUTOMOTIVE CONTROLS CORPORATION                   \Q)               \
                  "ACCEL 51000 SERIES BREAKERLESS DISTRIBUTOR           Y§?             /
                PART NUMBERS 51100s, §12018, 512025, AND §1301S"                   <J

P;rsuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Bo@     d“":'B) by Section
27156 of the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the.undersigned /by Settions 39515 énd
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Prder/G—45—5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED:   That the installat{on of the Accel 51000 series
breakerless distributor for mechanical advance/igni¥ion system manufactured
by Accel Performance Products, a division of Autométive Controls
Corporation, 175 North Branford Road, Branford, Gonnecticut 06405, has been
found not to reduce the effectiveness of réquireéd motor vehicle pollution
control devices and, therefore, is exempt/from‘ the prohibitions in Vehicle
Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for the followfng applications:

Part _ Number     © Vehicle Applicatio    Mechanical Advance System Onl

511008              1955—1980 vehicle@s wi¥h V8 Chevrolet engines

5120}5              1962—1981 Ford vehicles powered by 221,   260,   289,   and
                    302 CID engiries   (éxcept those equipped with electronic
                    engine contfol)

512025              1968—1984 Fopd vehicles powered by 351 (Type C), 400
                    429, apQ 460‘ CID engines (except those equipped with
                    electronic/engine control}

513018              19¢5—1987  Chrysler vehicles powered by 273, 318,       340,
                    ayfd 360 CID engines (except those equipped with
                    électfonic spark timing)

This exemption ghall/not apply to any device, apparatus, or mechanism
advertised, offered/ for sale or sold with, or installed on, a motor vehicle
prior to or goncugrent with transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

This Execyfive /Order (B.0.) is valid provided that installation instructions
for the Mccel/51000 series breakerless distributor for mechanical advance
ignition system will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
differént from those submitted by the system manufacturer.

Chayges  mfade to the design or operating conditions of the Accel 51000 series
bréakeyiess distributor as exempted by the ARB, that adversely affect the
pérfoymance of a vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this
 .0.


AUTOMOTIVE CONTROLS CORP.                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—221—15
"ACCEL 51000 BREAKERLESS DISTRIBUTOR®"                (Page 2 of 2)


Marketing of the Aceel 51000 series breakerless distributor using
identification other than those shown in this E.0. or marketing of the Accel
§1000 series breakerless distributor for an application other than those
listed in this E.0. shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained
from the ARB.  Exemption of the Accel 51000 series breakerless distributor
shall not be construed as exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise
any component of the Accel 51000 series breakerless distributor as an
individual device.                            —

This E.0. does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
Accel 51000 series breakerless distributor Coil may have on any warranty
either expressed or implied by the vehiile manufacturer.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, 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 51000 SERIES BREAKERLESS
DISTRIBUTOR DEVICE.

No claim 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 pollution control device as a certified
   device which, in fact, is not a certified device.  Any violation 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.

Executive Order No. D—221—7 dated February 5, 1992, is superseded and of no
further force and effect.                    ,Ltflk__

Executed at El Monte, California, this    /29 day o      rch,   1993.




                                         Assistant Division Chief
                                         Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:14
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:14

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