Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 26, 1994.
As of Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1994 and older model-year heavy-duty diesel-powered motor vehicles.E.O. D-253-1, dated April 1, 1993, is superseded and of no further force and effect.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-253-2
  • Executive Order 253-2 / D253-2
  • ARB # D-253-2
  • Executive Order No: D-253-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-253-2
  • Resolution D-253-2
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Download: Executive Order D-253-2 PDF

D-253-2 Document:



                                                            (Page 1 of 2)

                               State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—253—2
                    Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                               of the Vehicle Code

                          FUEL EFFICIENCY SYSTEMS,   INC.
                                 THERMAL—CHARGER



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
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED:  That the installation of the Thermal—Charger
manufactured by Fuel Efficiency Systems, Inc. of 8080 Madison Avenue, Suite
201 A, Fair Oaks,   California 95628, 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 installation on 1994 and older model—year heavy—duty diesel—powered
motor vehicles.

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 device 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.

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 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 an exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any
component of the product 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,
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 FUEL EFFICIENCY SYSTEMS, INC‘S THERMAL—CHARGER.


FUEL EFFICIENCY SYSTEMS,   INC.                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—253—2
THERMAL—CHARGER                                     (Page 2 of 2)



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 communications.

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 after hearing
that grounds for revocation exist.

Executive Order D—253—1, dated April 1, 1993,   is superseded and of no
further force and effect.              —

Executed at El Monte, California, this          y of April,   1994.




                                    R.B./Summerfield
                                    Assistant Division Chief
                                    Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:05
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:05

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