Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on December 8, 2008.
As of Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 6100001995 to 2001 selected Nissan PC & LDT1NoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-280-60
  • Executive Order 280-60 / D280-60
  • ARB # D-280-60
  • Executive Order No: D-280-60
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-280-60
  • Resolution D-280-60
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Download: Executive Order D-280-60 PDF

D-280-60 Document:



                                     _ State of California
                                   AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                      \          EXECUTIVE ORDER D—280—60
                 Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156 and 38391
                                   of the Vehicle Code                ‘

                                     Airtek, Inc. (d.b.a. Catco)
                          "Series 610000 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 610000 three—way
 catalytic converters (TWC) on selected 1995 through 2001 model year Nissan passenger
 cars and light—duty trucks 1 equipped with on—board diagnostic II (OBD—II) systems as
 specified in Appendix D—280—60 and incorporated herein. Series 610000 TW C will be
 used for single exhaust system applications with oneor two catalytic converter(s) in
 series.                                    .

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 II compatibility tests conducted by Airtek, Inc.
 using a vehicle of weight classification and exhaust configuration similar to those listed in
 Appendix D—280—60 and certified to Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards resulted in
 the issuance of Executive Orders D—280—15, it was determined that the installation of
 Series 610000 on the vehicles listed in Appendix D—280—60 meets the requirements of —
 California regulation for aftermarket catalytic converters.

 THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that Airtek, Inc.‘s 610000 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—60 subject
 to the following conditions:


                                            _—3.

. 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 marketing of 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 finding that 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
    s "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—60


                                        —‘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.Ai'rtek, 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—27 dated July 21, 2008, is hereby superseded and of no further
 force and effect.

  Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocationof 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 & day of December 2008.




                                    Annette Hebert, Chief
                                    Mobile Source Operations Division




                     A|RTEK, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—280—60


                                                                                     APPENDIX D—280—60
                                                      AIRTEK INC‘S SERIES 610000 OBD II TWC FOR NISSAN PC AND LDT1 VEHICLES _
                                 |           Engi                               Certificati       Weight    Exh        Total      C       rt
No.   Model   Vehicle Model                      n.gme      Engine Family        errication          616    xnaust     1ota           onverter     Monitored   Universal   Direct Fit
      Year    |                                  Size                               Level           Class    Type    Converters        Type
                   Sentra GXE,
                   Sentra GLE,
 1                  Sentra XE,                   1.6L       SNS1.6VJG2EK            TLEV                                                                                    612841
                  Sentra, 2008X,
                    200 SX XE
 2                 200 SX SE—R                   > oL       SNS2.O0VJGFEK           Tierl                     S|       1               TWC             1       612004
3                   Infiniti G20                  —         SNS2.O0VJGFFK                                                                                                     TBD


      1995        24245(;(SCXO:éJe’                            |                                                                                                           612841 AT
4                                                2 AL       SNS2.4VJGFFK            Tierl                                                                                    |
                  Coupe, 240 SX                                                                                                                                             Models
                    XE Coupe

                                                                                                                                                                            Left Side
                    e                                                                                                                                          612004
5             Infiniti ZX
                        130, 300]            ©
                                                 3o1        sn53.qVIGFEA    .
                                                                                    Tier1                     D          2            2TWC            2         Leftor
                                                                                                                                                                 Right
                                                                                                                                                                            °248
                                                                                                                                                                           Right Side
                                                                                                                                                                   6        612717
                                                                                                     PC
                    Sentra XE,
                   Sentra GXE,
6                  Sentra GLE,                   1.6L      TNS1.6VJG2EK             TLEV

              Sentra, 200 SX,                                                                                            1             TwC            1                     612841
                    200 SX SE                               |                                                                                  .

7             Sentra, 200 SX,                    2 OL       TNS2.OVJGFEK _         Tierl

8                   Infiniti G20                            TNS2.O0VJGFFK
                            |                                                                                                                                                Front
                        ,              |                                                                                                                                   Converter
      1996        Altima 4 Door                                                                               S                                                612004       612041
9             Sedan GXE, SE,                               TNS2.4VJG2EK             TLEV                                 2        TWC(2)              2          |           Rear
                                XE                                     |
                                                                                                                                                                           Converter


                  240 SX C                       24L                                                                                                                        MA
10                                   oupe,                 TNS2.4VJG1GK                                                                                                     612841
                    SE Coupe

              XE 'Zes,”'arcczb                                                     Tierl                                 1            Twc             1
                  and            King Ca
11                                                          TNS2.41JGIEK                           LTD1                                                                     61258
              4x2, SE King Cab                                                                                                                                                  288
                                4x 2
                                                                                            Page 1 of 3


                                                                         APPENDIX D—280—60
                                              AIRTEK INC‘S SERIES 610000 OBD I! TWC FOR NISSAN PC AND LDT1 VEHICLES
                           |                 i              |              Certificati      Weight        Exhaust      Total     Converter            .         .           .           .
No.   Model   Vehicle Model            Engme           Engine Family        ertification      €!6          x»nau                                  Monitored   Universal    Direct Fit
      Year                                 Size                                Level         Class         Type     Converters     Type
              Infiniti 130. 300        |                                                                                                      ~                612004
12    1996    """ lzx °97                  3.0L0       TNS3.OVJGFGk           Tier1                         D                     2TWC                         Left or          TBD
                      <                                                                                                                                         Right
              Sentra, Sentra
                                                                                                                                                                                Front
                GLE, Sentra                                                                                                                                                612058
13            GXE, Sentra XE,              1.6L        VNS1.6VJG3EK            LEV                                                TWC(2)                         NA             Rear.
              2'00 SX, 200 SX                                                                                           ,                             q                    612841
                          SE
                                                                                                     PC                                                                         Front
                  .                                                                              |                                                                        Converter
              Altima 4 Door                                                                                                                                                612041
14            Sedan GXE, SE,                           VNS2.4VJG2EK           TLEV                                                TWC(2)                                    —
      1997                                                        |                                                                                                             Rear
                          XE
                                                                                                                                                                          Converter
                                s          2 AL                                                                                                                            612841

                               oupe,               |                                                                                                          612004
15            240 LE Coupe,                            VNS2.4VJGKFK                                                                                                        612841
              240 SE Coupe
               STD, XE or SE                                                  Tierl                         °           1              TWwC          1
16            Regular or King                          VNS2.41JGKEK                              LTDL                                                                      612588
                  Cab 4x2                                                                    |
17            Sentra SE, 200
                 SX SE—R
                                           5o1     whSXV02.0A2A                                      PC                                                                    612841
              Sentra,Sentra
                                                                                                                                                                            Front
              —GLE, Sentra                                                                                                              |                                  612058
18            GXE, Sentra XE,              1.6L _ | WNSXVO1.631A               LEV                   PC                 2         TWC(2)             2          NA              Rear

      1998    200 SX, 200 SX                                                                                                                                              . 612841
                    SE

19            240 SX Coupe,
              240 SE Coupe
                                                   WNSXVO2.4A3B        |
                                                                              Tier1
                                                                                |
                                                                                                     PC                 1          TwC
                                                                                                                                   :
                                                                                                                                                     10       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




                                                                                      Page 2 of 3


                                                                     APPENDIX D—280—60
                                          AIRTEK INC‘S SERIES 610000 OBD i1 TWC FOR NISSAN PC AND LDT1 VEHICLES
                                      Engi                      Certification    Weight    Exhaust     Total      Converter                .    |
No.       Model   Vehicle Model        n.gme    Engine Family    ervificat1o        !6                                        Monitored   Universal   Direct Fit
          Year                         Size       j                Level           Class    Type     Converters     Type
                   Sentra, Sentra                                                                                                                        Front

21                GXE, Sentra xXE
                  200 SX, 200 SX
                                       jc1      xnSXVO1.631A        LEV             PC                   2         TWC(2)         2          na       | 612058
                                                                                                                                                         Rear
                          SE                                                                                                                           612841
                   Sentra SE, 200
22        1999        SX SE—R‘         2 .OL   XN SXVO2.0
                                                      2.0A2A        ier
                                                                   Tierl            PC                   1          TWC           1          00
                                                                                                                                          612004       612841


                  Frontier regular                    |                                                                                                 Front

23                and King cab) XE)
                   standard cab,
                                       j4|     ynsXT02.423A|       TLEV            LTD1                            TWC(2)                    NA—       612999
                                                                                                                                                        Rear
                       SE 4x2                                                                                                                          612377


                    Infiniti G20
24                   nHntd
                     Sentra SE
                               GeV,    2.0L     YNSXVO2.0C9B|       LEV                                            TWC(2)                 22004 yoo cront
                                                                                                                                          Front or or Rear
                                                                                                                                                        on
                                                                                                                                            Rear
                                                                                                                                                        Front
                                                                                    PC                                                                Converter

25                     Altima                   YNSXVO2.433A        LEV                       S                                              NA        61R2017
          2000                                                                                                                                            car
                                                                                                                                                      Converter
                                       2.AL                                                              ,        TWC(2)         q                     612317
                  Frontier regular

26                and King cab, XE
                   standard cab,
                                                YNSXTO2.423A       TLEV            LTD1                                                   612004       612377|
                       SE 4x2


                    Infiniti G20                                                                                                          612004      TBD Front
27—                  T
                     Sentra SE
                               o       z.ol     1NSXVv02.0C3A                                                     TWC(2)                  Front or     or Rear
                                                                                                                                                                N
 |                                                                                                                                          Rear
      |                                                                                                                                                 Front
          2001                                                      LEV             PC                                                                Converter

28                     Altima          2.AL     1NSXVO2.4C4A                                                      TWC(2)                    NA         6:{22:7
                                                                                                                                                      Converter
                                                                                                                                                       612317



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Document Modified: 2008-12-16 13:47:32

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