Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 18, 1993.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1993 and older model-year Ford light-duty trucks, medium duty vehicles, and heavy duty engines operating on CNG and utilizing Impco or Impco-compatible feedback controlled conversion systems.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-261-3
  • Executive Order 261-3 / D261-3
  • ARB # D-261-3
  • Executive Order No: D-261-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-261-3
  • Resolution D-261-3
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-261-3 PDF

D-261-3 Document:



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                                State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES   BOARD



                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—261—3
                     Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                 of the Vehicle Code


                              ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
                            EMS AFTC—12 TIMING CONTROLLER



Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of
the Vvehicle 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—45—5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED:    That the installation of the EMS AFTC—12 timing
controller as an option installed with the Fuel Pilot, model M20—C, manufactured
by Engine Management Systems, 805—B University Ave., Los Gatos, California 95030,
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 1993 and older model—year Ford light—duty
trucks, medium—duty vehicles and heavy—duty engines cperating on compressed
natural gas and utilizing Impco or an Impco—compatible feedback controlled
conversion systems.

This exemption shall not apply 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 is valid provided that installation instructions for this
device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from
those submitted by the system 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 system using an identification other than that shown in this
Executive Order or marketing of this 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 a kit shall not be construed
as 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 that the
use of this device may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the
vehicle manufacturer.


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        ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS                                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—261—3
        EMS AFTC—12 TIMING CONTROLLER                                         (Page 2 of 2)

        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 ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS‘ EMS AFTC—12 TIMING CONTROLLER.

        No claims 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
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                       a certified device.    Any violations 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.

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        Executed at El Monte, California, this       _/       day of March,       1993.

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                                               R. B..‘Summerfield
                                               Assistant Division Chief
                                               Mobile Source Divisicon



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:22
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:22

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