Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on February 17, 2004.
As of Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
SA 70031998 Ford 3.0 and 3.8 liter gasoline Windstar minivansThe replacement is allowed on minivans originally equipped with a 20-gallon plastic fuel tank. The system must be installed using fuel and vapor lines that meet SAE J30R9 or lower permeation standards.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-417-8
  • Executive Order 417-8 / D417-8
  • ARB # D-417-8
  • Executive Order No: D-417-8
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-417-8
  • Resolution D-417-8
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Download: Executive Order D-417-8 PDF

D-417-8 Document:

                                          State of California
                                      AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                    EXECUTIVE ORDER D—417—8

                                  Relating to Exemptions under
                               Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                     Vantage Mobility International
                                    Replacement Fuel Tank System

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

Pursuant to the authority vested in the urdersigned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Replacement Fuel Tank
System, manufactured by Vantage Mobility International of 5202 South 28"" Place, Phoenix,
Arizona 85040, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
pollution control system, and therefore, the Replacement Fuel Tank System is exempt from
the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the following
vehicles:                                                                         a&~

   Replacement Tank P/N              Vehicle Application
   SA 7003                           1998 MY Ford 3.0 and 3.8 L gasoline Windstar minivans,
                                     originally equipped with a 20—gallon plastic fuel tank

   SA 7090                           1999—2003 MY Ford 3.8 L gasoline Windstar minivans,
                                     originally equipped with a 26—gallon plastic fuel tank

   SA 7090                           2004 MY Ford 3.9 and 4.2 L gasoline Freestar and
                                     Monterey minivans, originally equipped with a 26—gallon
                                     plastic fuel tank

   This exemption only applies to systems installed using SAE J3BORY or lower permeatioéi%
   fuel and vapor lines.

This Executive Order is based on previous evaporative emission, refueling emission, and
On—Board Diagnostic I1 System testing conducted by Vantage Mobility International. Based
on test results, it was concluded that the Replacement Fuel Tank System would not
adversely affect the vehicle‘s evaporative or refueling emissions or reduce the effectiveness
of its OBD !I System. Similar results are expected when the Replacement Fuel Tank
System is used on any of the vehicles listed above.

Exemption of the Replacement Fuel Tank System shall not be construed as an exemption
to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the tank system as individual devices.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any device advertised, offered for sale, sold with, or
installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

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 This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for the Replacement Fuel
 Tank System do not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those of
 the vehicle manufacturer.

 Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Replacement Fuel Tank
 System, as exempt by the ARB, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s
 pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

  Marketing of the Replacement Fuel Tank System using an identification other than that
  shown in this Executive Order or for an application other than those listed in this Executive
 ‘Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.

 In addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves the right in the future to review this Executive
 Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on or modified
 part continues to meet the standards and procedures of Title 13, California Code of
 Regulations, Section 2222 et seq.

 This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
 Replacement Fuel Tank System may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by
 the vehicle manufacturer.

 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 Executive
 Order. The Executive Order may be revoked only after a ten—day written notice of intention
 to revoke the Executive Order, in which period the holder of the Executive 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 Executive Order may not be:*
 revoked until a determination is made after a hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

 Executed at El Monte, California, this       _{7 s day of February 2004.

                                          Allen Lyons, Chief
                                          Mobile Source Operations Division

                          VANTAGE MOBILITY INTERNATIONAL
                       REPLACEMENT FUEL TANKSYSTEM — D—417—8

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:01
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:01

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