Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 3, 2003.
As of Sunday, October 13th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
080-01-095851996-2002 GMC G2500/G3500 regular vans, originally equipped with a 31-35 gallon mid-ship tankThe stock tank can be replaced with a 31 gallon aft axle tank.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-288-38
  • Executive Order 288-38 / D288-38
  • ARB # D-288-38
  • Executive Order No: D-288-38
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-288-38
  • Resolution D-288-38
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Download: Executive Order D-288-38 PDF

D-288-38 Document:



                                         State of California
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                EXECUTIVE ORDER D—288—38

                                 Relating to Exemptions under
                              Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                     Transfer Flow, Inc.
                               Replacement Fuel Storage Systems

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board (ARB) by Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the Health
and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the Replacement Fuel Storage
Systems, manufactured by Transfer Flow, Inc. (TFI) of 1444 Fortress Street, Chico, California
95973, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution
control system, and therefore, the Replacement Fuel Storage Systems are exempt from the
prohibitions in Section 27156 of the California Vehicle Code for installation on the following
General Motors Corporation vehicles:

System P/N      TF] Tank               Vehicle Application                      Stock Tank
080—01—09585    31 gallon aft axle      1996—2002 G2500/G63500 regular van      31—35 gallon mid—ship
080—01—12025    31 galion aft axle      1996—2002 G2500/63500 extended van      31—35 gallon mid—ship
080—01—12358    31 gallon aft axle     2003 G2500/63500 regular van*            31 gailon mid—ship

   *   The 2003 model—year vans with the following test groups/evaporative families are covered under
       this exemption: 3GMXAO06.0189/3GMXEO0223927; 3GMXA04.8172/3GMXEO223927;
       3GMXTO5.3183/3GMXEO223926; 3GMXTO05.3184/3GMXEO223926; and
       3GMXTO4.3184/3GMXEO0223926.

       The 2003 model—year vans certified to LEV II evaporative emission standards are excluded from
       this exemption. These vans have evaporative family 3GMXEO223956.

This Executive Order is based on testing TFI conducted with the Replacement Fuel Storage
System and engineering evaluation of the impact on emissions. It was concluded that the
Replacement Fuel Storage Systems would not adversely affect the vehicles‘ evaporative
emissions or reduce the effectiveness of their On—Board Diagnostics II Systems.

Exemption of the Replacement Fuel Storage Systems shall not be construed as an exemption >
to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the Replacement Fuel Storage Systems as
individual devices.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any device advertised, offered for sale, 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 the Replacement Fuel
Storage Systems do not recommend tuning the vehicles to specifications different from
those of the vehicle manufacturer.


                                                «2.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Replacement Fuel Storage
Systems, as exempt by the ARB, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s
pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Replacement Fuel Storage Systems using an identification other than that
shown in this Executive Order or for an application other than those listed in this Executive
Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.

in addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves the right in the future to review this Executive
Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on or modified
part continues to meet the standards and procedures of Title 13, California Code of
Regulations, Section 2222 et seq.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
Replacement Fuel Storage Systems may have on any warranty either expressed or implied
by the vehicle manufacturer.

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 communication.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF TRANSFER FLOW,
INC.‘S REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEMS.

Viotation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this Executive
Order. The Executive Order may be revoked only after a ten—day written notice of intention
to revoke the Executive Order, in which period the holder of the Executive 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 Executive Order may not be.
revoked until a determination is made after the hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this     ___2z*"
                                         __‘wi_       day of October 2003.




                                     * Allen Lyons, Chief
                                       Mobile Source Operations Division




   TRANSFER FLOW, INC. — REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEMS — D—288—38



Document Created: 2005-09-01 11:46:14
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 11:46:14

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