Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on February 25, 1993.
As of Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1993 and older model-year vehicles with gasoline engines.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-306
  • Executive Order 306 / D306
  • ARB # D-306
  • Executive Order No: D-306
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-306
  • Resolution D-306
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-306 PDF

D-306 Document:



                                                            (Page 1 of 3)

                                State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES   BOARD


                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—306
                     Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                of the Vehicle Code

                          POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS, INC.
                            CLEAN AIR VALVE/PCV ENHANCER

WHEREAS,   Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorizes the California Air
Resources Board   (ARB)   and its Executive Officer to exempt add—on and
modified parts—from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Pollution Control Systems, Inc. has applied to the ARB for
exemption from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the Fuel
Stabilizer Device.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Division by
Health and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—45—5,         the Air
Resources Board finds:

     1.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer is a modified device which is
           part of the PCV valve emission control unit.

     2.    The PCV valve is part of the required motor vehicle pollution
           control system.

     3.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer is intended for use with a
           required polilution control system.

     4.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer by being installed on the engine
           alters the original design of a motor vehicle pollution control
           system.                                             '

     5.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer is a device subject to the
           prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 and a modified part as
           defined by 13 CCR Section 1900(b)(1).

     6.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer does not reduce the effectiveness
           of any required motor vehicle pollution control device.

    7.     The ARB,   in the exercise of technical judgement,      is aware of no
           basis on which the Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer will provide
           either a decrease in emission or an increase in fuel economy.

    8.     It has not been determined what effect use of the Clean Air
           Valve/PCV Enhancer may have on any warranty, either expressed or
           implied, by the manufacturer of a motor vehicle on which the
           device is installed.


POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS, INC.                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—306
CLEAN AIR VALVE/PCVY ENHANCER                        (Page 2 of 3)



     9.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer is not a certified motor vehicle
           pollution control device pursuant to Health and Safety Code
           Section 43644.

     10.   The ARB by granting an exemption to Pollution Control Systems,
           Inc. for the Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer does not recommend or
           endorse in any way the Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer for emissions
           reduction, fuel economy, or any other purpose.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Clean Air Valve/PCV Enhancer Device is exempt
from the prohibkzivions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 17%})3
and earlier model—year vehicles with gasoline engines subject to the       w
following conditions:

     1.    This exemption shall not apply to any device, apparatus, or
           mechanisgm advertised,   offered for sale or sold with,      or installed
           on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an
           ultimate purchaser.

           No changes are permitted to the device as described in the
           application for exemption.  Any changes to the device, applicable
           model year, or other factors addressed in this order must be
           evaluated and approved by the ARB prior to marketing in
           California.

           Marketing of this device using an identification other than that
           shown in this Executive Order or marketing of this device for an
           application other than those listed in the Executive Order shall
           be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.
           Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an exemption
           to sell,   offer for sale,   or advertise any    component of the
           product as an individual device.

           Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
           content by the Pollution Control Systems,       Inc.,   its principals,
           agents, employees, distributors, dealers, or other representatives
           must include the disclaimer that the Executive Order or the
           exemption it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any
           fuel economy or emissions reduction claims for the Clean Air
           Valve/PCV Enhancer and is only a finding that the device is exempt
           from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

           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.


 POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS, INnc.                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—306
 CLEAN AIR VALVE/PCV ENHANCER                     (Page 3 of 3)

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

 Executed at El Monte, California, this   c5k3_414§:y of February, 1993.




                                    R. B/—Summerfield
                                    Assistant Division Chief
                                    Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:41:47
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:41:47

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