Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 1, 1993.
As of Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

1993 and older model-year gasoline and diesel powered vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-317
  • Executive Order 317 / D317
  • ARB # D-317
  • Executive Order No: D-317
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-317
  • Resolution D-317
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Download: Executive Order D-317 PDF

D-317 Document:

                                                                         (Page 1 of 2)

j2~>                                            State of California
                                                ALIR RESOURCES   BOARD

                                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—317
                               Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                          of the Vehicle Code

                                                   MAR—TEC, INC.
                                             "FUEL ENHANCEMENT DEVICE"

       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, MAR—TEC, Inc. has applied to the ARB for exemption from the
       prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the "Fuel Enhancement"

       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 ARB

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

224C        2.     The fuel line is part of the required motor vehicle pollution
                   control system.

            3.     The "Fuel Enhancement" is intended for use with a required
                   pollution control system.

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

        —   5.     The "Fuel Enhancement" is a device subject to the prohibitions of
                   Vehicle Code Section 27156 and an add—on part as defined by 13 CCR
                   Section 1900(b)(1).

            6.     The "Fuel Ennancement" does not reduce the effectiveness of any
                   required motor vehicle pollution control device.

            7.     The AZKEB, in the exercise of technical judgement, is aware of no
                   basis on which the "Fuel Enhancement" will provide either a
                   decrease in emission or an increase in fuel eccoromy.

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

            9.     The "Fuel Enhancement" is not a certified motor vehicle pollution
— l—               contrcl dsvice pursuant to Health and Safety Code Sectionm 43644.

            10     The    APB by granting an exemption to MAR—TEC,          Inc.   for the
                  t"Fuel Enrfsancement" does not recommend or endorse in any way t:e
                   "Furel Enrhencement" for emissions reduction, fuel economy, or any
                   labdlorhe   curt:se
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  .R—TEC, INcCc.                                           EXECUTIVZ ORDER D—317
eUEL ENHANCEMENT                                           (Page 2 of 2)

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the "FUEL ENHANCEMENT"                is exempt from the
prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1993 and
older model—year gasoline and diesel powered vehicles susject to the
following conditions:

     1.    This exemption shall not apply to any device, apparatus, or
           mechanism advertised,       offered for sale or solf with,        or installed
           on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent wit" 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 marketing of this device for an
           application other than those listed in Execut:ive Order shall be
           prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.
           Exemption of this product shall not be constr:sd as an exemption
           to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any cor;onent of the product
           as an individual device.

    4.     Any oral or written references to this Execut:ve Order cr its
           content by the MAR—TEC, 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 "Fuel Enhancement" azd is only a finding
           that the device is exempt from the prohibitiors of Vehicle Code
           Ssection 27156.

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

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grour=<s for revocation of
this order.   The order may be revoked only after a ten——:y written notice of
intention to revoke the order,     in which period the holisrz of the order may
request in writing a hesring to contest the proposed revtccation.                  1If a
nearing is requested, it snall be held within ten days :1    receipt of the
request and the order may not be revoked until a deternmn _zcation after hearing
that grounds for revocation exist.                  f

Executive Order D—199,     dated March 14,      1990 is superses:i and cof no further
force and effect.                               '            '

Executed at El Monte,    California,     this       / e??‘day of Rzril,    1993.

                                          R. B.  Summerfield
                                          Assistant Division Tu:uef
                                          Mobile Source Divis::=

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Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:38
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:38

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