Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 23, 1995.
As of Sunday, June 16th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1996 and older model-year heavy-duty diesel-powered motor vehicles.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-253-3
  • Executive Order 253-3 / D253-3
  • ARB # D-253-3
  • Executive Order No: D-253-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-253-3
  • Resolution D-253-3
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-253-3 PDF

D-253-3 Document:



                                                     (Page 1 of 2)


                               State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—253—3
                  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 (ARB) by Section
27156 of the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLYVED:   That the installation of the Thermal—Charger,
manufactured by fuel Efficiency Systems, Inc. of 4007 Pretense Court,
Fair Oaks, California 95628, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness
of the required vehicle pollution control system, and therefore, the
Thermal—Charger is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code for installation on 1996 and older model—year heavy—duty
diesel—powered motor vehicles.

This exemption shall not a?p1y 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 (Order) is valid provided that installation
instructions for the 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 exempt
by the ARB, which adversely affect the performance of a vehicle‘s pollution
control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the device using an identification other than that shown in
this Executive Order or marketing of the device for an application other
than those listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior
approval is obtained from the ARB. Exemption of a kit shall not be
construed as an 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 the
use of the device may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by
the vehicle manufacturer.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
  PROVAL, 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—3
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 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 after
hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executive Order No. D—253—2, dated April 26, 1994, is superseded and is of
no further force and effect.

Executed at E1 Monte, California, this   eZ;EAE§§'




                                                nt Division Chief
                                         Mobi¥e Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:50
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:50

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