Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 25, 1991.
As of Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
8202, 8203 8205, 82231991 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-40-7
  • Executive Order 40-7 / D40-7
  • ARB # D-40-7
  • Executive Order No: D-40-7
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-40-7
  • Resolution D-40-7
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-40-7 PDF

D-40-7 Document:



                                                                     (Page 1 of 2)

                                           State of California
                                           AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                         EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—7
                               Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                           of the Vehicle Code


                                     AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION
                                "MSD COIL, BLASTER 2, (P/N‘S 8202, 8203),
                              BLASTER 2F (P/N 8205), BLASTER 3 (P/N 8223)"


            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—§5;

            IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the MSD Coils, Blaster 2
            (P/N‘s 8202, 8203), Blaster 2F (P/N 8205) and Blaster 3 (P/N 8223), manufactured
            by Autotronic Controls Corporation, 1490 Henry Brennan Drive, El 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.
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AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—7
MSD COILS, BLASTER 2, BLASTER 2F, BLASTER 3                (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 COILS, BLASTER 2, BLASTER 2F
AND BLASTER 3.
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 unless
                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 géizz:’day of July, 1991.




                                     A§s1s ant Division Chief
                                     Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:35
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:35

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