Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on February 25, 2003.
As of Monday, August 19th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1996 through 2003 model-year four-stroke, turbocharged off-road compression-ignition engines between 175 and 600 horsepower, certified to off road standards of 0.40 g/bhp-hr PM or less and not otherwise equipped with a catalytic converter.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-249U-4
  • Executive Order 249U-4 / D249U-4
  • ARB # D-249U-4
  • Executive Order No: D-249U-4
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-249U-4
  • Resolution D-249U-4
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Download: Executive Order D-249U-4 PDF

D-249U-4 Document:



                                             State of California
                                       AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—249U—4
                                      Relating to Exemptions under‘
                             Sections 38390 and 3839 1of the Vehicle Code

                                        Donaldson Company, Inc.
                              Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration System


   Pursuant to the authority vésted in the Air Resources Board by Part 5, Division 26 of the Health
   and Safety Code and Sections 38390 and 38391 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, P.O. Box 1299,
   Minneapolis, MN 55440, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
   pollution control system and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Sections 38390 and
   38391 of the Vehicle Code for installation on 1996 through 2003 model—year four—stroke,
   turbocharged off—road compression—ignition engines between 175 and 600 horsepower, certified
   to off road standards of 0.40 g/bhp—hr PM or less and not otherwise equipped with a catalytic
   converter.

   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 Ordershall not apply to any Donaldson Company 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 Crankcease 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 emission test results submitted by Donaldson
Company which demonstrated that the Spiracle Closed Crankcase Filtration System has no
adverse impact on exhaust emissions.

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‘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 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.


Executed at El Monte, California, this Zfi"’ day of February 2003.




                                   AIIE% Lyons, Chief
                                   Mobile Source Operations Division




 DONALDSON COMPANY — SPIRACLE CLOSED CRANKCASE FILTRATION SYSTEM — p—249u—4



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:42:11
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:42:11

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