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Valid E.O.

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on September 27, 2005.
As of Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
E40486A2005 model-year 3.5 liter General Motors Corporation Uplander, Montana, and Relay minivans; 2006 model-year 3.5 and 3.9 liter General Motors Corporation Uplander, Montana, and Relay minivansThis exemption allows replacement of the stock fuel tank with a 20-gallon steel tank. It also allows relocation of the new tank to rear of the vehicle.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-449-16
  • Executive Order 449-16 / D449-16
  • ARB # D-449-16
  • Executive Order No: D-449-16
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-449-16
  • Resolution D-449-16
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Download: Executive Order D-449-16 PDF

D-449-16 Document:



                                    State of California
                                 AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—449—16

                                Relating to Exemptions under
                             Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                  The Braun Corporation
                             Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly

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—02—003;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the Replacement Fuel Tank
Assembly, manufactured by The Braun Corporation (631 West 11°" Street, P. 0. Box 310,
Winamac, Indiana 46996) using Transfer Flow, Inc. (1444 Fortress Street, Chico, California
95973) fuel tank has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
poltution control system, and therefore, the Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly is exempt
from the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the following
General Motors Corporation vehicles, originally equipped with a 25—galion plastic fuel tank:

Assembly Part Number    Fuel Tank Part Number    Vehicle Application
E40486A                 E42204                   2005 MY 3.5 liter Uplander, Montana, Relay
                                                 2006 MY 3.5 and 3.9 liter Uplander, Montana,
                                                 Relay
E70054A                 E70036                   2005 MY 3.5 liter Terraza
                                                 2006 MY 3.5 and 3.9 liter Terraza

This Executive Order is based on data from fuel tank temperature, diurnal evaporative
emissions, refueling emissions, and On—Board Diagnostic II System tests.

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

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

This Executive Orderis valid provided that installation instructions for the Replacement
Fuel Tank Assembly 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
 Assembly, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the


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performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive
Order.

Marketing of the Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly 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 Air
Resources Board.

In addition to the foregoing, the Air Resources Board 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 Assembly 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.

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 THE BRAUN
CORPORATION‘S REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY.

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 27rd day of September 2005.




                                       Allen&yons, Chief
                                       Mobile Source Operations Division




 THE BRAUN CORPORATION — REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY — D—449—16



Document Created: 2005-11-21 08:55:41
Document Modified: 2005-11-21 08:55:41

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