Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 22, 1994.
As of Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1995 and older model-year gasoline and diesel powered vehicles.The GMX Model 400 is an add-on device that is attached to the fuel line in a motor vehicle. The GMX Model 400 is intended for use with a required pollution control system.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-348-1
  • Executive Order 348-1 / D348-1
  • ARB # D-348-1
  • Executive Order No: D-348-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-348-1
  • Resolution D-348-1
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-348-1 PDF

D-348-1 Document:



                                                           (Page 1 of 3)

                                 State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—348—1
                      Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                 of the Vehicle Code

                           GENERAL MAGNETICS CORPORATION
                                   GMX MODEL 400

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Requlations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorigze 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,   General Magnetics Corporation,   of 13831 Roswell Avenue,   Chino,
California 91710, has applied to the ARB for exemption from the prohibitions
of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the GMX Model 400.

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 GMX Model 400 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 GMX Model 400 is intended for use with a required pollution
           control system.

     4.    The GMX Model 400 by being installed on the fuel line alters the
           original design of a motor vehicle pollution control system.

     5.    The GMX Model 400 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 GMX Model 400 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 GMX Model 400 will provide either a decrease in
           emission or an increase in fuel economy.

    8.     It has not been determined what effect use of the GMX Model 400
           may have on any warranty, either expressed or implied, by the
           manufacturer of a motor vehicle on which the device is installed.

    9.     The GMX Model 400 is not a certified motor vehicle pollution
           control device pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 43644.


GENERAL MAGNETICS .CORPORATION                       EXECUTIVE ORDER D—348—1
GMX MODEL 400                                        (Page 2 of 3)




     10.   The ARB by granting an exemption to General Magnetics Corporation
           for the GMX Model 400 does not recommend. or endorse in any way the
           GMX Model 400 for emissions reduction,     fuel economy,   or any other
           purpose.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the GMX Model 400 is exempt from the prohibitions
of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1995 and older model—year
gasoline and diesel powered vehicles 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.

           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 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 General Magnetics Corporation 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 GMX Model 400
           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.

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.


GENERAL MAGNETICS CORPORATION                         EiECUTIVE ORDER D—348—1
GMX MODEL 400                                         (Page 3 of 3)




Executive Order No. D—348 dated January 13, 1994, is hereby superseded and
of no further force and effect.

Executed at El Monte,   California,   this   0‘242   m   y of November,   1994.




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                                                Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:38
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:38

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