Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 21, 2002.
As of Monday, August 26th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsRemarks
SPS040004 SPS0400051991 through 2002 model year turbocharged diesel engines between 150 and 600 horsepower rating and certified to the 0.25 g/bhp-hr particulate standard or less.Installation replaces draft tube. Blowby gases are returned to engine intake system after filtration.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-249-2
  • Executive Order 249-2 / D249-2
  • ARB # D-249-2
  • Executive Order No: D-249-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-249-2
  • Resolution D-249-2
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Download: Executive Order D-249-2 PDF

D-249-2 Document:



                                          State of California
                                      AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                    EXECUTIVE ORDER D—249—2
                            Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                          Of the Vehicle Code

                                      Donaldson Company, Inc.
                            Spiracle Closed Crankcease Filtration System


 Pursuant tothe 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—02—003;

 IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED; That the installation of the Spiracle Closed Crankcase
 Filtration System, manufactured and marketed by the Donaldson Company, Inc., P.O. Box
 1299, Minneapolis, MN 55440, has been foundnot to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable
 vehicle pollution control system and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156
 of the Vehicle Code for installation on 1991 through 2002 model—year four—stroke, turbocharged
 heavy—duty diesel engines between 150 and 600 horsepower, certified to standards of 0.25
 g/bhp—hr particulate matter (PM) or less.

 The Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration System consists of a dual filter assembly which
 replaces the draft tube on the engine. The Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration System filters
 the engine blow—by gases and directs them into the engine air intake. The assembly includes a
 replaceable filter element, designed to be serviced at each oil change.

 This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Spiracle Closed
 Crankcase Filtration System will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different
 from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

 This Executive Order shall not apply to any Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration System
 advertised, offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
 the transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

  Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration
  System, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the
. vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.>

 Marketing of the Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration System using any identification other than
 that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration
 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 the system shall
 not be construed as exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the kit as an
 individual device.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect that the use of the Spiracle
Closed Crankcase Filtration System may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by
the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on test results submitted by the Donaldson Company,     _
Inc. which show that the Spiracle Closed Crankease Filtration System has no adverse impact on
exhaust and crankease emissions of on—road heavy—duty engines.

in addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves the right in the future to review this Executive
Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on or modified part
continues to meet the standards and procedures of Title 13, California Code of Regulations,
Section 2222, et seq.

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 DONALDSON COMPANY INC.‘S SPIRACLE CLOSED
CRANKCASE FILTRATION SYSTEM.—

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 of 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 a 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 betheld 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.

Executed at El Monte, California, this ZPT day of October 2002.




                                   Allf%yons, Chief
                                   Mobile Source Operations Division




     DONALDSON COMPANY, INC. — SPIRACLE CLOSED CRANKCASE FlLTRATION SYSTEM — D—249—2



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

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