Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 21, 2008.
As of Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 6120001995 to 2001 selected Nissan PC and LDT1NoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-280-27
  • Executive Order 280-27 / D280-27
  • ARB # D-280-27
  • Executive Order No: D-280-27
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-280-27
  • Resolution D-280-27
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-280-27 PDF

D-280-27 Document:



                                    State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—280—27
                        Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                                     of the Vehicle Code

                            AirTek, Inc. (d.b.a. Catco)
           "Series 612000 OBD 1 Compliant Three—way Catalytic Converter"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and Section 2222(h},Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR"), authorize the California Air Resources Board and its
Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket catalytic converters from the prohibitions of
Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, AirTek, Inc. (AirTek) of 4410 W. 37"" Avenue, Hobart, Indiana 46342, has
applied to the Air Resources Board for exemption from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code
Section 27156 to market its new aftermarket Series 612000 three—way catalytic converter
(TWC) for installation on selected 1995 through 2001 model year Nissan passenger cars and
light—duty trucks 1 (LDTA1) equipped with on—board diagnostic II (OBD—II) systems as specified
in Appendix D—280—27 and incorporated herein. The Series 612000 TWC will be used for
single exhaust system applications, with one catalytic converter or two catalytic converters in
series, for selected Nissan passenger cars and light—duty trucks 1.

Series 612000 TWC may also be installed on non—OBD II vehicles (1995 and older) similar in
engine and exhaust configuration to those listed in Appendix D—280—27.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Operations Division by Health and
Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—02—003, Air Resources Board finds that
the above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the California Vehicle Code
Section 27156 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h). The emissions
performance of the catalytic converter was based on durability bench—aging by Southwest
Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, using Air Resources Board—modified RAT—A bench—
aging cycle for 75 hours, as specified in the "Optional Evaluation Procedures for New
Aftermarket Non—original Equipment Catalytic Converters Equipped with On—Board Diagnostic
II (OBD II) Systems."

WHEREAS, previous emissions and OBD 11 compatibility tests conducted by AirTek, Inc.
using a vehicle of a weight classification and exhaust configuration similar to those listed in
Appendix D—280—27 and certified to Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards resulted in the
issuance of Executive Order D—280—15, it was determined that the installation of Series
612000 TWC on the vehicles listed in Appendix D—280—27 meets the requirements of
California regulations for aftermarket catalytic converters.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions
in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the vehicles listed in Appendix D—280—27
subject to the following conditions:


                         —   2   —



No changes are permitted to the catalytic converter as described in the
application for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converter or any of its
components, and other factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and
approved by the Air Resources Board prior to marketing in California.

Marketing of the catalytic converter using identifications other than those shown
in the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketing of the
catalytic converter for application other than the ones shown in this Executive
Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
Resources Board. Exemption of these products shall not be construed as an
exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the catalytic
converter as individual devices.

Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by AirTek,
Inc., its principals, agents, employees, distributors, dealers, or other
representatives must include the disclaimer that the Executive Order or the
exemption it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any emission
reduction claims for the catalytic converter and is only a finding that the
catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code
Section 27156.

AirTek, Inc.‘s installation instructions for the new catalytic converter must
conform to requirements in Paragraphs | and X of the "Optional Evaluation
Procedures for New Aftermarket Non—original Equipment Catalytic Converters
Equipped with On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) Systems."

Upon installation, the catalytic converter must carry a manufacturer‘s warranty
for 50,000 miles on the substrates and 50,000 miles or five years on the shell
and end pipes.

AirTek, Inc. and its vendors may not advertise the new aftermarket catalytic
converter as a "performance, high or easy flow" catalytic converter or use any
phrase that could make them appear to perform better than an OEM catalytic
converter.

The new aftermarket catalytic converter substrate may not be sold or supplied
to a third party by AirTek, its associates, vendors, other businesses, and
individuals associated with AirTek, to be assembled in a different facility and
marketed under this Executive Order.

Any marketing arrangement of the new aftermarket catalytic converter by a third
party, which involves the use of packaging identification different from the ones
described in this Executive Order must be approved by Air Resources Board
prior to shipment.

AirTek must submit the required quality audit and production quantity reports
for its aftermarket catalytic converter semi—annually, covering the periods
January 1 through June 30, and July 1 through December 31.


   AIRTEK,    INC.    — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—280—27


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 it, during 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    2[     day of July 2008.




                                    Annette Hebert, Chief
                                    Mobile Source Operations Division




                  AIRTEK,    INC.   —    CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—280—27


                                                                        APPENDIX D—280—27
                                             AIRTEK INC‘S SERIES 612000 OBD II TWC FOR NISSAN PC AND LDT1 VEHICLES
             1                               i                     Certificati        Weight   E:           t     Total      C       rt
No.   Mode       Vehicle Model         En.gme      Engine Family       Ification        e18         xhaus          o             onverter   Monitored   Universal   Direct Fit
      Year                              Size                           Level           Class        Type        Converters        Type
                   Sentra GXE,
                   Sentra GLE,
 1                  Sentra XE,          1.6L       SNS1.6VJG2EK        TLEV
                  Sentra, 200SX,                                                                                                                                     612841
                    200 SX XE
 2                 200 SX SE—R          2.0L       SNS2.OVJGFEK        Tierl                         S              1             TWC          1        612004
3                   Infiniti G20         °         SNS2.OVJGFFK                                                                                                        TBD

      1995        242455(;(0:;9:                                                                                                                                    612841 AT
4                                       2.A4L      SNS2.4VJGFFK        Tierl
                  Coupe, 240 SX                      S2                 1er                                                                                          Modeis
                    XE Coupe

                                                                                                                                                                     Left Side
                    bltas                                                                                                                               612004
 5               Infiniti Z2X
                           J30, 300|    3o1        ss3.qVJGFEA        Tier1                          p              2            2TWC          2         Left or
                                                                                                                                                          Right
                                                                                                                                                                     052758
                                                                                                                                                                    Right Side
                                                                                                                                                           8         612717
                                                                                        PC
                    Sentra XE,
                   Sentra GXE,
6                  Sentra GLE,          1.6L      TNS1.6VJG2EK         TLEV
                 Sentra, 200 SX
                       ‘      *‘                                                                                    1            TWC           1
                    200 SX SE                                                                                                                                        612841

7                Sentra, 200 SX,        2.0L      TNS2.OVJGFEK        Tiert

8                   Infiniti G20                  TNS2.OVJGFFK
                                                                                                                                                                      Front
                     .                                                                                                                                              Converter
      1996        Altima 4 Door                                                                      S                                                  612004       612041
9                Sedan GXE, SE,                   TNS2.4VJG2EK        TLEV                                          2        TWC(2)            2                      r
                      xe                                                                                                                                                  ear
                                                                                                                                                                    Converter


                  240 SX C             24L                                                                                                                           e12001
10                  SE Coupe
                             oupe,                TNS2.4VJG1GK                                                                                                       612841
                 x:nzef;':ci;b                                        Tier1                                         1            Twc           1
11                                                 TNS2.41JGIEK                        LTD1
                 4x2, SE King Cab                    S                                                                                                              612588
                       4x 2
                                                                               Page 1 of 3


                                                                APPENDIX D—280—27
                                     AIRTEK INC‘S SERIES 612000 OBD II TWC FOR NISSAN PC AND LDT1 VEHICLES
       Modet           .          Engine      .             Certification    Weight    Exhaust     Total      Converter
No .   Year       hict Mode I
               Vehicle             Size    Engine Famil
                                                   Family      Level           Class    Type     Converters     Type          i
                                                                                                                          Monitored      i
                                                                                                                                      Universal     i
                                                                                                                                                   Direct  i
                                                                                                                                                          Fit

                     P tas                                                                                                             612004
12     1996    '"f'"'t'zjio' 00    g.oL    TNS3.OVIGFGK        Tierl                     D                     2TWC                    Left or          TBD
                                                                                                                                        Right
               Sentra, Sentra                                                                                                                        F
                 GLE, Sentra                                                                                                                       51;ontg
13             GXE, Sentra XE,     1.6L    VNS1.6VJG3EK         LEV                                            TWC(2)                    NA          r 05
               200 SX, 200 SX                                                                        2                       2                     612841
                                                                                                                                                         car
                             SE
                                                                                PC                                                                  Front

               Altima 4 Door                                                                                                                      Converter
                                                                                                                                                   612041
14             Sedan GXE, SE,              VNS2.4VJG2EK        TLEV                                            TWC(2)
       1997                                                                                                                                          Rear
                             XE
                                                                                                                                                  Converter


               240 SX Coupe
                       0    7      24L                                                                                                             e12841
                                                                                                                                       12
15             240 LE Coupe,               VNS2Z.4VJGKFK                                                                              612004       612841
               240 SE Coupe
                STD, XE or SE                                  Tierl                     S           1          Twc          1
16             Regular or King             VNS2.41JGKEK                        LTD1                                                                612588
                      Cab 4x2
               Sentra SE, 200
17                    SX SE—R      2.OL
                                    .      WNSXVO2.OA2A
                                               XVO2.                            PC                                                                 612841

               Sentra,Sentra                                                                                                                        p
                GLE, Sentra                                                                                                                        61;%2;
18             GXE, Sentra XE,     1.6L    WNSXVO1.631A         LEV             PC                   2        TWC(2)         2          NA          r
                                                                                                                                                     ear
               200 SX, 200 SX
       1998                                                                                                                                        612841
                           SE
                4l
19             240 SX Coupe,
               240 SE Coupe
                                           WNSXVO2.4A3B        Tierl            PC                   i         Twc           1        612004       612841
               Frontier SE or      2 AL                                                                                               Front or    Front TBD
20             XE or Standard              WNSXTO2.423B        TLEV            LTD1                  2        TWC(2)         2         Rear         Rear
                      Cab 4x2                                                                                                         612004       612377



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                                                                     APPENDIX D—280—27
                                          AIRTEK INC‘S SERIES 612000 OBD iI TWC FOR NISSAN PC AND LDT1 VEHICLES
      Model       .                 Engine         .         .    Certification     Weight   Exhaust      Total     Converter       .           .           .
No.    Year   Vehicle Model          Size       Engine F.Family       Level          Class    Type     Converters     Type      M onitored   Universal    Direct Fit
                                                                                                                                                                  i

               Sentra, Sentra                                                                                                                               Front
              GXE, Sentra XE                                                                                                                               612058
                  ‘             ‘     .                VO1.631A       LEV             PC                   2         TWC(2          2           N
21            200 SX, 200 SX         1.6L       XNSX                                                                     (2)                        A       Rear
                        SE                                                                                                                                612841
               Sentra SE, 200
22    1999        SX SE—R*            .
                                     2.0L      XNSXVO 2.0A2A         Tierl
                                                                      ie              PC                   1          TWC           1         12
                                                                                                                                             612004       612841


              Frontier regular                                                                                                                              Front

23            and King cab, XEl
               standard cab,
                                     j          yn5xT92.423A|        TLEV            LTD1                           TwC(2)                      NA        612999
                                                                                                                                                           Rear
                      SE 4x2                                                                                                                              612377

                      fatas                                                                                                                  612004
24              Infiniti ©20,
                 Sentra SE
                                     o1        yn5xv02.0008B          Lev                                           TwC(2)                   Front or (PD  Front
                                                                                                                                                       or Rear
                                                                                                                                               Rear
                                                                                                                                                           Front
                                                                                      PC                                                                 Converter
                                                                                                                                                          61
25                 Altima                      YNSXVO2.433A           LEV                      S                                               NA              2017
                                                                                                                                                            Rear
      2000
                                                                                                                                                         Converter
                                     2AL                                                                   q        TWC(2)          q                     612317
              Frontier regular

26            and King cab, XE
               standard cab,
                                                vnsxTo2.423A         TLEV            LTD1                                                    612004       612377
                   SE 4x2

                      bata:                                                                                                                  612004
27              Infiniti 620|
                 Sentra SE
                                     5or       1N3XV02.0C3A                                                         Twe(2)                   Front or 18P Front
                                                                                                                                                       or Rear
                                                                                                                                              Rear
                                                                                                                                                           Front
      2001                                                            LEV             PC                                                                 Converter

28                 Altima            J.AL      1NSXV02.4C4A                                                         TWwe(2)                    NA         61;2?
                                                                                                                                                         Converter
                                                                                                                                                          612317



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Document Modified: 2008-07-23 13:09:56

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