Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on September 9, 2004.
As of Sunday, August 25th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
2004 model-year Ford 3.9 and 4.2 liter Freestar minivans, originally equipped with a 26-gallon plastic fuel tankThe stock fuel tank can be replaced with TFI's 19-gallon mid-ship tank.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-288-46
  • Executive Order 288-46 / D288-46
  • ARB # D-288-46
  • Executive Order No: D-288-46
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-288-46
  • Resolution D-288-46
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Download: Executive Order D-288-46 PDF

D-288-46 Document:



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                                        State of California
                                    AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—288—46

                                  Relating to Exemptions under
                               Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                      Transfer Flow, Inc.
                               Replacement Fuel Storage System

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 System,
manufactured by Transfer Flow, Inc. (TFl) 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 System is exempt from the prohibitions in Section
27156 of the California Vehicle Code for installation on 2004 model—year Ford Motor Company
3.9 and 4.2 liter Freestar minivans, originally equipped with a 26—gallon plastic fuel tank.

This Executive Order is based on previous fuel tank temperature and On—Board Refueling
Vapor Recovery emission tests TFI conducted with similar Replacement Fuel Storage
Systems. It is also based on On—Board Diagnostic II System testing TFI conducted on a
2004 model—year 3.9 liter Freestar.

Exemption of the Replacement Fuel Storage System shall not be construed as an exemption to
sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the system 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 System do not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those
of the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Replacement Fuel Storage
System, 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 System 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 Tntle 13, California Code of
Regulations, Section 2222 et seq.


                                                  2.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
Replacement Fuel Storage System 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 SYSTEM.

Violation 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 a hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this     2 o#        day of September 2004.




                                         Allé%yons, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division




    TRANSFER FLOW, INC. — REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEM — D—288—46



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:26
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:26

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