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Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on September 18, 2007.
As of Wednesday, July 17th, 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 minivans; 2007 model-year 3.9 liter Uplander, Montana, Relay, and Terraza minivans; 2008 model-year 3.9 liter UplanderThis 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-449-21
  • Executive Order 449-21 / D449-21
  • ARB # D-449-21
  • Executive Order No: D-449-21
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-449-21
  • Resolution D-449-21
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Download: Executive Order D-449-21 PDF

D-449-21 Document:



                                     State of California
                                 AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—449—21

                                Relating to Exernptions 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 395\1 5 and 39516 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;                      ;
                                                                              \


IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the Replacament Fuel Tank
Assembly, manufactured by The Braun Corporation of 631 West 11t Street, Winamac,
Indiana 46996, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
pollution control system, and therefore, the Replacement Fuel TankAssemblyis exempt
from the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for instal!ation on the following
General Motors Corporation vehicles, originally equipped with a 25—gallon plastic fuel tank:
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Assembly Part Number     Fuel Tank Part Number     Vehicle Application   —|
E40486A                  E42204 (TFIl)            2005 MY 3.5   liter Uplander, Montana, Relay
                                                  2006 MY 3.5   and 3.9 Ifiter Uplander, Montana,
                                                  Relay:
                                                  2007 MY 3.9   liter Uplander Montana, Relay,
                                                  Terraza
                                                  2008 MY 3.9   liter Uplander
E40506A                  E42212 (SPI)             2005 MY 3.5   liter Uplander Montana, Relay
                                                  2006 MY 3.5   and 3.9 hter Uplander, Montana,
                                                  Relay
                                                  2007 MY 3.9   liter Uplander Montana, Relay,
                                                  Terraza
                                                  2008 MY 3.9   liter Uplander
E70054A                  E70036 (TF!)             2005 MY 3.5 liter Terraza
                                                  2006 MY 3.5 and 3.9 Iiiter Terraza

This Executive Order is based on an engineering evaluation of the |mpact on vehicle
emissions and On—Board Diagnostic II System.                       ‘

Exemptlon of the. Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly shall not be comstrued 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, offeréd for sale, sold
with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfier to an ultimate
purchaser.                                   .                           i
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This Executive Order is 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
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 Boardreserves 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 meetithe standards and procedures of
Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222 et seq.

This Executive Order does not constitute any oplnlofi as to the effect the use of the
Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly may haveon anywarranty either expressed or
lmphed 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    /& day of September 2007.




                                     w      6bboos
                                     Annette Hebert, Chief
                                      Mobile Source Operations Division

THE BRAUN CORPORATION — REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY — D—449—21



Document Created: 2007-10-05 11:11:18
Document Modified: 2007-10-05 11:11:18

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