Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 31, 1994.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1993 and older model-year, light-duty truck, medium-duty vehicles, and heavy-duty engines and 1994 model year engine families (RCR36088GOEA, RFM7.5B8GACA, RFM5.888GOJA, RFM4.98/8GOJA, RFM4.018G1EA, RGM7.4C5GAEA, RGM5.7C5GAAA, R3G5.785GAEB, R3G5.725G1EA, R3G4.375GAEA, RGM4.3C5GAAA, R3G4.385GAEB, R3G4.385GAEA) operating on liquefied petroleum gas and utilizing an Impco or an Impco-compatible feedback controlled conversion systems.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-261-6
  • Executive Order 261-6 / D261-6
  • ARB # D-261-6
  • Executive Order No: D-261-6
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-261-6
  • Resolution D-261-6
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-261-6 PDF

D-261-6 Document:



                                                        (Page 1 of 3)

                               State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—261—6
                 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 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 EMS AFTC—12 Timing
Controller, manufactured by Engine Management Systems, 805—B University
Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 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 installation
on the following vehicles/engine families operating on compressed natural
gas and utilizing Impco or an Impco-compatible feedback controlled
conversion system:

           1993 and older model—year light—duty truck, medium—duty vehicles,
           and heavy—duty engines.

           1994 model—year engine families:

           Vehicle
                Make                   Family           Vehicle
           Chrysler                    RCR36088GOEA     Light/Medium Duty
           Ford                        RFM7 . 5BSGACA   Heavy Duty Vehicles
           Ford                        RFMS . 888GOJA   Light Duty Trucks
           Ford                        RFM4 . 988GOJA   Light Duty Trucks
           Ford                        RFM4.O18G1EA     Light Duty Trucks
           General Motors              RGM7 . 4C5GAEA   Heavy Duty Vehicles
           General Motors              RGMS . 7C5GAAA   Heavy Duty Vehicles
           General Motors              R3GS.785GAEB     Medium Duty Vehicles
           General Motors              R3GS.725G1EA     Medium Duty Vehicles
          General   Motors             R3G4.375GAEA     Light Duty Trucks
          General   Motors             RGM4 . 3C5GAAA   Heavy Duty Vehicles
          General   Motors             R3G4.385GAEB     Light/Medium Duty
          General   Motors             R3G4.385GAEA     Medium Duty Vehicles

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.


ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—261—6
EMS AFTC—12 TIMING CONTROLLER                         (Page 2 of 3)


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 EMDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY
CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLECED
BENEFITS OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS‘S EMS AFTC—12 TIMING CONTROLLER.

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.

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 a certified
     device.  Any violation of this subdivision is a misdemeanor."


ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—261—6
EMS AFPTC—12 TIMING CONTROLLER                       (Page 3 of 3)


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



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advisable.

Execfited at El Monte, California, this          of March,   1994.




                                  Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2006-01-30 08:47:29
Document Modified: 2006-01-30 08:47:29

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