Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 14, 1997.
As of Thursday, October 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

1994 and older model year vehicles EXCEPT those vehicles certified with the On-Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) system.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-314-1
  • Executive Order 314-1 / D314-1
  • ARB # D-314-1
  • Executive Order No: D-314-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-314-1
  • Resolution D-314-1
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Download: Executive Order D-314-1 PDF

D-314-1 Document:

                                                            (Page 1 of 2)

                                 State of California
                                 AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—314—1
                   Relating to Exemption Under Section 27156
                              of the Vehicle Code

                             FUELSAVER OVERSEAS LIMITED

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California® Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorize 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, Fuelsaver Overseas Limited of St. Anthony‘s House, Rousdon, Lyme
Regis, Dorset DT7 3XP, England, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the Fuelsaver.

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—9,     the ARB

         1.    The Fuelsaver is an add—on device that is attached to the fuel
               line in a motor vehicle.

         2.    The fuel line is part of the required motor vehicle pollution
               control system.

         3.    The Fuelsaver is intended for use with a required pollution
               control system.                                      .

         4.    The Fuelsaver by being installed on the fuel line alters the
               original design of a motor vehicle pollution control system.

         5.    The Fuelsaver is a device subject to the prohibitions of
               Vehicle Code Section 27156 and an add—on part as defined by
               Title 13, CCR Section 1900(b)(1).                            .
         6.    The Fuelsaver 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 Fuelsaver will provide either a decrease in
               emission or an increase in fuel economy.

         8.    It has not been determined what effect use of the Fuelsaver may
               have on any warranty, either expressed or implied, by the
               manufacturer or a motor vehicle on which the device is

         9.    The Fuelsaver 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 Fuelsaver Overseas Limited
               for the Fuelsaver does not recommend or endorse in any way the
               Fuelsaver for emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any other

FUELSAVER                                           (Page 2 of 2)

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Fuelsaver is exempt from the prohibitions of
Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1994 and older model—year
vehicles excluding those vehicles certified with the On—Board Diagnostic II
(OBD II)} system subject to the following conditions:

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

       2.     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

       3.     Marketing of this device using an identification other than
              that shown in this Executive Order or marketxng of this device
              for an application other than those listed in this 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.

       4.     Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
              content by Fuelsaver Overseas Limited, 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 Fuelsaver
              and is only a finding that the device is exempt from the
              prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

       5.     No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources
              Board" may be made with respect to the action taken in any
              advertising or other oral or written communication.

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.

Executive Order D—314, dated March 22, 1993, is superseded and of no further
force and effect.

The Bureau of Automotive Repair will be noti
                                         Zed by copy of this order.

Executed at El Monte, California, this _/Z° day        April 1997.

                                        Mobilg   Source O erations Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:56
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:56

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