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Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 5, 2007.
As of Monday, June 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1997-2003 model-year 4.2, 4.6, 5.4, and 6.8 liter Ford Econoline vans, originally equipped with 34-35 gallon fuel tanksThe stock tank can be replaced with TFI's 26-30 gallon aft axle tank.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-288-68
  • Executive Order 288-68 / D288-68
  • ARB # D-288-68
  • Executive Order No: D-288-68
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-288-68
  • Resolution D-288-68
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Download: Executive Order D-288-68 PDF

D-288-68 Document:



                                  State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D-288-68

                             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 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 271 56 of the California Vehicle Code for installation on the
following Ford Motor Company vehicles:

Model-Year Vehicle Model       Ensine Size     Stock Tank               TFI Tank

1997-2003     Econoline vans 4.214.615.416.8 34-35 gallon mid-ship 26-30 gallon aft-axle
2004-2008     Econoline vans 4.615.416.8     35 gallon mid-ship    30 gallon aft-axle

This Executive Order is based on testing and engineering evaluation of the impact on
vehicle emissions and On-Board Diagnostic II Systems.

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.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Replacement Fuel Storage
Systems, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, 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 identification other than that
shown in this Executive Order or for an application other than that listed'in.this
Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
Resources Board.

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


This Executive Order shall not apply to any Replacement Fuel Storage Systems
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 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.

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
California Code of Regulations, Title 13, Section 2222, et seq.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONS-I-ITUTEA CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI-POLLLITION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF TRANSFER
FLOW, INC.'S REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEMS.

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             day of November 2007.




                                     w      -
                                         Annette Hebert, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division




 TRANSFER FLOW, INC. - REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEMS - D-288-68



Document Created: 2007-11-30 13:24:06
Document Modified: 2007-11-30 13:24:06

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