Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 13, 2005.
As of Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
2001-2005 model-year 3.4 liter GM Venture minivans, originally equipped with a 25 gallon mid-ship tankThe stock tank can be replaced with a 19 gallon aft-axle tank.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-288-49
  • Executive Order 288-49 / D288-49
  • ARB # D-288-49
  • Executive Order No: D-288-49
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-288-49
  • Resolution D-288-49
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Download: Executive Order D-288-49 PDF

D-288-49 Document:



                                            State of California
e                                       AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—288—49

                                       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 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 (S ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the Replacement Fuel Storage System,
      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 System is exempt from the prohibitions in Section
      27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the following vehicles:

      Model—Year      Vehicle Model              Engine Size      Stock Tank          TE Tank

/_\   2001—2005       GM Venture minivans        3.4 liter        25 gal. mid—ship    19 gal. aft—axle
      2005            GM Uplander minivans       3.5 liter        25 gal. mid—ship    19 gal. aft—axle

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

      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 Replacement Fuel Storage 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 Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of
      the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order. _

(am   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 Air Resources Board.


                                                   —g—

In addition to the foregoing, the Air Resources Board 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 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 the hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   1_3 *~_         day of April 2005.


                                           $Punowec
                                       en Lyons, Chief
                                     Mobile Source Operations Division




   TRANSFER FLOW, INC. — REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEM — D—288—49



Document Created: 2005-11-21 09:32:42
Document Modified: 2005-11-21 09:32:42

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