Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 28, 1998.
As of Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsRemarks
8725, Soft Touch Governor1995 and olderExcluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive or multi-spark ignitions

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-40-29
  • Executive Order 40-29 / D40-29
  • ARB # D-40-29
  • Executive Order No: D-40-29
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-40-29
  • Resolution D-40-29
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Download: Executive Order D-40-29 PDF

D-40-29 Document:



                                                                                  (Page 1 of 2)

                                                 State of California
                                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD



                                           EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—29
                                     Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                       j          of the Vehicle Code


                                 AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION
                              ELECTRONIC ENGINE GOVERNOR / REV. LIMITER


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 39516 of the Health and Safety
Code and Executive Order G—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the MSD Electronic Engine Governor / Rev. Limiter
manufactured and marketed by Autotronic Controls Corporation, 1490 Henry Brennan Drive, El 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:

Part            Device                       Application       Remarks

8725            Soft Touch Governor          1995 and older    Excluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive
                                                               or multi—spark ignitions

8728            Soft Touch Rev. Control      1995 and older    Excluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive
                                                               or multi—spark ignitions

8738            Soft Touch Rev. Control      1995 and older    Excluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive
                w/ 6T                                          or multi—spark ignitions

8743—8753       RPM Module Kits              1995 and older    Excluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive
                                                               or multi—spark ignitions

8769            Offroad Rev. Control         1995 and older    Excluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive
                                                               or multi—spark ignitions

8831—8834       Commercial RPM Modules 1995 and older          Excluding vehicles with an OBD II system, capacitive
                                                               or multi—spark ignitions

This exemption is issued based on information supplied by the device manufacturer which demonstrates that the
ignition system components met the requirements of compliance criteria for ignition system components as specified
under "Procedures for Exemption of Add—On and Modified Parts" and therefore, will not increase emissions.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Electronic Engine Governor / Rev.
Limiter will not recommend tuning the vehicles to specifications different from those of the vehicle‘s manufacturer.


AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION                                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—29
Electronic Engine Governor / Rev. Limiter                                   (Page 2 of 2)




Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Electronic Engine Governor / Rev. Limiter, as exempt by
the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall
invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Electronic Engine Governor / Rev. Limiter using any identification other than that shown in this
Executive Order or marketing of the Electronic Engine Governor / Rev. Limiter 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 the Electronic Engine Governor / Rev. Limiter shall not be construed as exemption to sell, offer for
sale, or advertise any component of the kit as an individual device.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the Electronic Engine Governor / Rev.
Limiter may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle‘s manufacturer.

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‘S ELECTRONIC ENGINE GOVERNOR / REV. LIMITER.

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.

Executive Orders D—40—16, dated June 1994 and D—40—18, dated December 1994, are superseded and of no further force
and effect.
          .                              7n
Executed at El Monte, California, this 2? day of April 1998.




                                      R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                      Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:28
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:28

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