Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 18, 1993.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1993 and older model-year vehicles with gasoline or compressed natural gas powered engines

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-309
  • Executive Order 309 / D309
  • ARB # D-309
  • Executive Order No: D-309
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-309
  • Resolution D-309
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-309 PDF

D-309 Document:



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                                                                                                          State of California
                                                                                                         AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                                                                                        EXECUTIVE ORDER D~309
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                                                                                               Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                                                                                          of the Vehicle Code

                                                                                                       ALAN V. ARIC ENTERPRISES
                                                                                                   THE GAS SAVER DEVICE —— MODEL Al

                                                                        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—45—5;

                                                                        IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED:  That the installation of the Gas Saver device —
                                                                        — model Al, manufactured by Alan V. Aric Enterprises, of 396 S. Virginia
                                                                        Avenue,    Pasadena,   California 91107,    has been found not to reduce the
                                                                        effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control system and,
                                                                        therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle
                                                                        Code for 1993 and older model—year gasoline and compressed nratural gas (CNG)
                                                                        powered vehicles.

                                                                        This Executive Order is valid provided the installation instructions for
                                                                        this Gas Saver device —— model Al,         will not recommend tunir: the vehicle to
                                                                        specifications different from those submitted by Alan V. Aric Enterprises.
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                                                                        Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Gas Saver device —
                                                                        — model Al, as exempt by the ARB, which adversely affect the performance of
                                                                        a vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

                                                                        Marketing of this Gas Saver device —— model Al, using an identification
                                                                        other than that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of this Gas Saver
                                                                        device —— model Al, for an application other than those listed in this
                                                                        Executive Crder shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained fron
                                                                        the ARB.

                                                                        This Executive Order is granted based on a determination that the device
                                                                        would not s:ow an adverse effect in emissions if tested usicy the Cold—Start
                                                                        CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure.  However, the ARB finds that reasonable
                                                                        grounds exist to believe that use of the Gas Saver device —— model Al may
                                                                        adversely aifect emissions of motor vehicles when operating under conditicns
                                                                        outside the parameters of the previously prescribed test procsedures.
                                                                        Accordingly, the ARB reserves the right to conduct emission tests, in the
                                                                        future, as such tests are developed, that will more adequately measure
                                                                        emissions from all cycle phases.   If such test results demorstrate that the
                                                                        Gas Saver Gevice —— model Al adversely affects emissions during off—cycle
                                                                        conditions ({defined as those conditions which are beyond the parameters of
                                                                        the Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure),         this Executive Order shall be
                                                                        effectively~ rescinded as of the date the test results are velidated.
                                                                        Further,   ifi   such test results or other evidence provides the ARB with reason


ALAN V. ARIC ENTERPRISES                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—309
GAS SAVER DEVICE ——MODEL Al                                  (page 2 of 2)



to suspect that the Gas Saver device —— model Al will affect the durability
of the emissions control system, Alan V. Aric Enterprises shall be required
to submit durability data to show that the durability of the vehicle
emission control system is not, in fact, affected and/or that the add—on or
modified part demonstrates adequate durability.

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 Title 13, California Code of Regqgulations, section 2222 et seq.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the
use of this Gas Saver device —— model Al, may have on any warranty either
expressed or implied by the vehicle manufacturer.

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 THE ALAN V. ARIC ENTERPRISES‘ GAS SAVER DEVICE —— MODEL Al.

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 advertlsing or other
oral or written communication.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounfls for
revocation of this order.  The order may be revoked only after 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 the hearing that grounds f%r revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte,   California, this    _/ E   day   _March,   1993.




                                           R. B. Summerfield
                                           Assistant Division Chief
                                           Mobile Source Division


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Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:42:16

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