Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 10, 2014.
As of Friday, October 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
2011-2015 Toyota 3.5 liter SiennaThe assembly allows relocation of the sotck fuel tank to the rear of the vehicle and includes relocation of the rear underfloor catalytic converter using a replacement exhaust pipe.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-449-44
  • Executive Order 449-44 / D449-44
  • ARB # D-449-44
  • Executive Order No: D-449-44
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-449-44
  • Resolution D-449-44
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Download: Executive Order D-449-44 PDF

D-449-44 Document:



                                     State of California
                                 AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—449—44

                                Relating to Exemptions under
                             Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                    The Braun Corporation
                                     Fuel Tank Assembly

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

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Health and Safety Code Sections
39515 and 39516 and Executive Order G—14—012;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of Fuel Tank Assembly,
manufactured by The Braun Corporation of 631 West 11°" Street, Winamac, Indiana
46996, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
pollution control system, and therefore, the Fuel Tank Assembly is exempt from the
prohibitions in VC Section 27156 for installation on 2011 through 2015 model—year
Toyota Motor Corporation 3.5 liter Sienna minivan.

The assembly allows relocation of the stock fuel tank to the rear of the vehicle and
includes relocation of the rear underfloor catalytic converter using a replacement
exhaust pipe.                                *

This Executive Order is based on previous testing and engineering evaluation for impact
on emissions.

Exemption of the 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 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 the 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 Fuel Tank Assembly, as
exempt by ARB, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution
control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the 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 ARB.


                                             «9.

In addition to the foregoing, 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 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 ARB
OF CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR
ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE BRAUN CORPORATION‘S 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 October 2014.




               Annette Hebert, Chief
               Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division




         THE BRAUN CORPORATION — FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY — D—449—44



Document Created: 2019-05-28 10:56:13
Document Modified: 2019-05-28 10:56:13

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