Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 28, 1998.
As of Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsRemarks
8474, MSD Dist. Kit w/83601995 and older GM V8Excluding OBD II vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-40-30
  • Executive Order 40-30 / D40-30
  • ARB # D-40-30
  • Executive Order No: D-40-30
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-40-30
  • Resolution D-40-30
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-40-30 PDF

D-40-30 Document:



                                                                                    (Page 1 of 2)

                                                  State of California
                                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD



                                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—30
                                     Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                                  of the Vehicle Code


                                     AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION
                                              DISTRIBUTORS


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 Distributors 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 No.         Device                       Application                    Remarks

8474             MSD Dist. Kit w/8360         1995 and older GM V8           Excluding OBD II vehicles

8572             Tach Drive Distributor       1986 and older GM V8           Vehicles not equipped with an oxygen
                                                                             sensors

8360             Chevy Drop—In Dist.          1993 and older GM V8           Vehicles not equipped with an oxygen
                                                                             sensors

8361             Chevy MSD Dist.              1993 and older GM V8           Vehicles not equipped with an oxygen
                                                                             sensors

8365             MSD GM HEI Distributor       1993 and older GM V8           Vehicles not equipped with an oxygen
                                                                             sensors

8519             AMC Distributor              1990 and older AMC V8          Vehicles not equipped with an oxygen
                                 ~                                           sensors
This exemption is issued based on information supplied by the device manufacturer which demonstrates that the
ignition distributors the requirements of compliance criteria for ignition distributors 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 Distributors will not recommend
tuning the vehicles to specifications different from those of the vehicle‘s manufacturer.

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


AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION                                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—30
Distributors                                                                 (Page 2 of 2)




Marketing of the Distributors using any identification other than that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of
the Distributors 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 Distributors 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 Distributors 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 DISTRIBUTORS.

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—22, dated April 1995 and D—40—25, dated January 1997, are superseded and of no further force
and effect.
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Executed at El Monte, California, this 9        day of April 1998.




                                        R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                        Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:15
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:15

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