Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 25, 1991.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
62001991 and older model-year vehicles with up to 16-cylinder spark ignited engine, a 12 volt negative ground electrical system, an internal or external ignition coil and a spark ignition distributor.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-40-2
  • Executive Order 40-2 / D40-2
  • ARB # D-40-2
  • Executive Order No: D-40-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-40-2
  • Resolution D-40-2
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-40-2 PDF

D-40-2 Document:



                                                          (Page 1 of 2)

                                State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—2
                     Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                 of the Vehicle Code


                           AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION
                                "MSD IGNITION MSD 6A"
                               PART NOS. 6200 AND 6246


Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of
the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39515 and Section
396516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—4§5—§5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the MSD Ignition System,
MSD 6A, part nos. 6200 and 6246 manufactured by Autotronic Controls Corporation,
1490 Henry Brennan Drive, E1 Paso, TX 79936 has been found not to reduce the
effectiveness of required motor vehicle pollution control devices and, therefore,
is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for 1991 and
older model—year vehicles equipped with up to a 16 cylinder spark ignited engine,
a 12 volt negative ground electrical system, an internal or external ignition
coil and a spark ignition distributor.

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.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for this
device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from
those submitted by the system manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device, as exempted by
the Air Resources Board, that adversely affect the performance of a vehicle‘s
pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

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

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


AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—2
MSD 6A PART NOS. 6200 AND 6246                            (Page 2 of 2)


THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY
CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED
BENEFITS OF AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION‘S MSD IGNITION SYSTEM MSD 6A, PART
NOS. 6200 AND 6246.

No claims 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.            .

Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code makes untrue or misleading
advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes violation punishable as a
misdemeanor .                                       '
Section 43644 of the Health and Safety Code provides as follows:

             "43644, (a) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or
             advertise, or, except in an application to the state board for
             certification of a device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle
             pollution control device for use on any used motor vehicle unjless
             that device has been certified by the state board.    No person shall
             sell, offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor vehicle
             pollution control device as a certified device which, in fact, is not
             a certified device. Any violations of this subdivision is a
             misdemeanor ."

Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deems
advisable.


Executed at El Monte, California, this =;Zcr’ day of July, 1991.




                                   R. B/Z   Summerfield
                                   Assistant Division Chief
                                   Mobile Spurce Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:42
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:42

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