Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on December 12, 1994.
As of Friday, October 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
5400, 8460 8461, 84761994 and older GM V8 gasoline vehicles using MSD distributor. (P/N 8460, 8461, or 8476 are not applicable to vehicles with an OBD II system)
83641993 and older GM gasoline vehicles without an oxygen sensor

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-40-21
  • Executive Order 40-21 / D40-21
  • ARB # D-40-21
  • Executive Order No: D-40-21
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-40-21
  • Resolution D-40-21
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Download: Executive Order D-40-21 PDF

D-40-21 Document:



                                                  (Page 1 of 2)
                            State of California
                            AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—21 .
                 Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                            of the Vehicle Code

                      AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION
                              IGNITION MODULES

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 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 described ignition
modules, manufactured by Autotronic Controls Corporation of 1490 Henry
Brennan Drive, E1 Paso, Texas 79936 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 the following vehicle applications:

MSD Unitized Ignition Module, P/N 5400 (replacement ignition module)
Designed for 1994 and older GM V8 gasoline vehicles using MSD distributor,
P/N 8460, 8461, or 8476. Not applicable to vehicles with an OBD II system.

MSD HEI Module, P/Ns 8364 (replacement ignition module)
Designed for 1993 and older GM gasoline vehicles without an oxygen sensor.

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

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the ignition modules,
as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance
ofda vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive
Order .                                     —

Marketing of these ignition modules using any identification other than that
shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the ignition modules for an
application other than those listed in this Executive Order shall be
prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the
use of the ignition modules 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 AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION‘S IGNITION MODULES.


AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—21
                                                    (Page 2 of 2)



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 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.          fL41\_

Executed at El Monte, California, this   g@%i day   of December, 1994.




                                    Assistant Division Chief
                                    Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:57
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:57

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