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Valid E.O.

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 25, 2008.
As of Friday, December 14th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 4100001996 to 2003 selected Volvo PCNoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-280-55
  • Executive Order 280-55 / D280-55
  • ARB # D-280-55
  • Executive Order No: D-280-55
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-280-55
  • Resolution D-280-55
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Download: Executive Order D-280-55 PDF

D-280-55 Document:



                                   State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—280—55
                Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156 and 38391
                                   of the Vehicle Code

                                Airtek, Inc. (d.b.a. Catco)
                     "Series 410000 Three—way Catalytic Converters"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38395, and Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(h), authorize the California Air Resources
Board and its Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket catalytic converters from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 and 38391.

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
Sections 27156 and 38391 to market its new aftermarket Series 410000 three—way              |
catalytic converters (TWC) on selected 1996 through 2003 model year Volvo passenger
cars equipped with on—board diagnostic II (OBD—II) systems as specified in Appendix
D—280—55 and incorporated herein. Series 410000 TW Cs will be used for single catalytic
converter application.

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, the Air
Resources Board finds that the above aftermarket catalytic converters comply with the
California Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38395 and Title 13, California Code of
Regulations, Section 2222(h). Emission performance of the catalytic converters was
based on durability bench—aging by Southwest Research Institute using the Air
Resources Board—modified RAT—A bench—aging cycle for 75 hours as specified in
Appendix A to the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic
Converters" as adopted on October 25, 2007.                                      |

WHEREAS, previous emissions and OBD 11 compatibility tests conducted by Airtek, Inc.
using a vehicle of weight classification and exhaust configuration similar to those listed in
Appendix D—280—55 and certified to Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards resulted in
the issuance of Executive Orders D—280—16, it was determined that the installation of
Series 410000 on the vehicles listed in Appendix D—280—55 meets the requirements of
California regulation for aftermarket catalytic converters.

THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that Airtek, Inc.‘s 410000 TWCs are
exempted from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for
installation on the approved vehicle applications specified in Appendix D—280—55 subject
to the following conditions:


                                            — 2.

._ No changes are permitted to the catalytic converters as described in the application
   for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converters or any of their 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 converters using identifications other than those shown in
   the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketingof the catalytic
   converters 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 converters 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 converters
  and is only a findingthat the catalytic converters are exempt from the prohibitions of
  Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391.

. Airtek, Inc.‘s installation instructions for the new catalytic converters must conform to
  requirements in Section (h) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New
  Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

._ Installation of the catalytic converters shall not cause the relocation of an oxygen
  sensor. Oxygen sensors must be installed in the same location, position and
  orientation as prescribed in the original equipment manufacturer‘s configurations.

._ Upon installation, the catalytic converters must carry a manufacturer‘s warranty for
  five (5) years or 50,000 miles as prescribed in Section (f)(2) of the "California
  Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted
  October 25, 2007.                                            |

._ Airtek, Inc. and its vendors may not advertise the new aftermarket catalytic converters
  as "high flow or easy flow" catalytic converters or use any phrase that could make
  them appear to perform better than the original equipment manufacturer (OEM)
  catalytic converters.

._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 the Air Resources Board
  prior to shipment.

. Airtek, Inc., its associates, vendors, other businesses and individuals associated with
  Airtek, Inc. may not sell or supply new aftermarket catalytic converter substrates to a
  third party to be assembled in a different facility and marketed under this Executive
  Order without approval from the Air Resources Board.



                AIRTEK, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—280—55


                                        — 3 —



10. Airtek, Inc. shall comply with the quality control procedures and reporting
    requirements in Section (f)(5) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New
    Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

11. Quality control reports must be submitted on a quarterly basis and warranty
    information reports on a semi—annual basis, starting with periods covering January 1
    through March 31, 2009 and January 1 through June 30, 2009, respectively.

12. Airtek, Inc. must provide a permanent label or stamp as specified under Section (f)(1)
   of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters,"
   as adopted on October 25, 2007.

13. Airtek, Inc.‘s vehicle application catalog must conform with the requirements specified
    under Section (f)(4) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket
   Catalytic Converters," as adopted on October 25, 2007.

Executive Order D—280—22 dated May 23, 2008, is hereby superseded and of no further
force and effect.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order.
The order may be revoked only after a 30—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 30 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 z25 day of November 2008.




                                   Annette Hebert, Chief
                                   Mobile Source Operations Division




                 AIRTEK, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—280—55


                                                              APPENDIX D—280—55
                                              AirTek INC. Series 410000 for Volvo Passenger Cars
      Model            .         | Engine          .
                                               Engine     ..
                                                      Family Certification
                                                                 Level     Weight
                                                                            Class Exhaust
                                                                                   Type   Converter
                                                                                            Type       Total
                                                                                                    Converters Monitored    .
                                                                                                               Converter Universal        .
                                                                                                                                        Direct   L
                                                                                                                                               Fit
No.   Year         Vehicle Model    Size

                                                                         |                                                             412189 OE
 1                      850            2.3L   TVV2.3VJGKEK      TIER 1                                                                   Welded
                                                                                                                              412006     Flange
 2    11998         ssqpwacon          24L    tvv24awaorek|     TLEv                                                                   412188 OE
                                                                                                                                       Spin Flange
 3                  aa0 \?\?SGON              TVV2.9VJGFEL
                                       2.9L                     TIER 1                                                        412005
4     1997 .            960                   VVV2.9IVIJIGFEL
                      S70 GLT
                      V7O GLT
                      C7O GLT
 5                      S$70         | 2'372'4 WVVXV2.43PAI     TLEV                                                          412006
      1998              V7O                                                                                               |
                   C7O Convertible
                        C7O
                        S90
6                                      2.9L   |WVVXV2.92EVA     TIER 1                                                        412005      TBD
                        V90                      :                               PC        1   3—Way    1          1
                        S70                                                                        _

 7                      v7O
                        C7O
                                      2.902—4
                                         L
                                              ynvxv2.43PA2
                                                    |
                               —                                 LEV
                   C7O Convertible                                                                                            412006

 3                      \8/70          2.AL   XWVXV2.43TF2
      1999                C           2. 3L/2.4
 e                  _ V7O AWD           * L *‘ XVVXV2.43AW2

10                      $80            2.8L   XVVXV2.78EN2      TLEV

11                      S80            2.9L   XVVXV2.92BU2

                        S$40                    |
12                      46             1.9L   XVVXV1.95MJII                                                                   412005    412312

               |     S70 AWD          2.3L/2.4
13    2000           v7o awbo             L    XWXV2.43PA3       LEV                                                                      TBD

14                      Sf0
                        V7O
                                       24L    XVVXV2.43TF3                                                                              412312

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                                                             APPENDIX D—280—55
                                             AirTek INC. Series 410000 for Volvo Passenger Cars
          Model       .             Engine        .      ..
                                                     Family Certification
                                                                Level     Weight
                                                                           Class Exhaust
                                                                                  Type   Converter
                                                                                           Type       Total
                                                                                                   Converters Monitored    .
                                                                                                              Converter Universal|         .
                                                                                                                                         Direct Fit.
No.       Year    Vehicle Model      Size     Englng

15                        S$80       2.8BL   XVVXV2.78EN3      TLEV
          2000                                                                                                                             TBD
16                        S$80       2.9L    XVVXV2.92BU3
                                                                LEV
     17                 S70
                                     1.9L    1VVXV1.95L4T
                        V7O                        1.95                                                                   412006         412312
18        2001        S80—1T6        2.8L    1VVXV2.78T6T      TLEV
19                        $80        2.9L    1VVXV2.92L6N                                                                                  TBD
20                        3:3        1.9L     2WVVX1.95L4T                                                                               412312
                  S60, EXC.AWD
          2002    S70, EXC. AWD      2.3L                                    pc     4     3—Way         4          4      412006
21                   S60 Awh                 2WVXV2.43L5T                |                                                                 TBD
                    S70 AWD          2.4L
                      g;g                                       LEV                                                       412006     .
22                                   1.9L    3VVXV1.95L1T                                                                                412312
                          V40
                  S60, EXC. AWD

          2003 v7o, Exc. awp         *                                                                                    412005
23                c70 ExC AWD                3WVXV2.43L1T                                                                                  TBD
                    S60 AWD                                                                                                     .
                    V7O AWD          2.AL                                                                                 412006
                  C7O Convertible




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Document Created: 2008-12-05 15:46:05
Document Modified: 2008-12-05 15:46:05

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