Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 17, 2009.
As of Monday, October 21st, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1997-2003 Ford 4.2/4.6/5.4/6.8 liter Econoline vans

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-288-92
  • Executive Order 288-92 / D288-92
  • ARB # D-288-92
  • Executive Order No: D-288-92
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-288-92
  • Resolution D-288-92
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Download: Executive Order D-288-92 PDF

D-288-92 Document:



                                       State of California
                                   AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D-288-92

                                 Relating to Exemptions under
                               Section 271 56 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       Engine Size     Stock Tank               TFI Tank
0   1 997-2003 Econoline vans 4.2/4.6/5.4/6.8
                                            34-35 gallon mid-ship 26-30gallon aft-axle
    2004-2010 Econoline vans 4.6/5.4/6.8 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 I1 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.


a   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 CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI-POLLUTION 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      17     day of November 2009.




                                         Annette Hebert, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division




 TRANSFER FLOW, INC. - REPLACEMENT FUEL STORAGE SYSTEMS - D-288-92



Document Created: 2009-12-17 16:24:34
Document Modified: 2009-12-17 16:24:34

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