Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 25, 2003.
As of Thursday, January 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
E51907A032003 model-year DaimlerChrysler 3.3 and 3.8 liter gasoline and flexible fuel ethanol minivansThe modification is allowed on minivans originally equipped with a 20-gallon plastic fuel tank.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-449-8
  • Executive Order 449-8 / D449-8
  • ARB # D-449-8
  • Executive Order No: D-449-8
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-449-8
  • Resolution D-449-8
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Download: Executive Order D-449-8 PDF

D-449-8 Document:



                                         State of California
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD
                                   EXECUTIVE ORDER D—449—8

                                    Relating to Exemptions under
                                 Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                       The Braun Corporation
                                 Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly

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

  Pursuant to the authority vested inthe undersigned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the Health
  and Safety Code and Executive Ordér G—02—003;

  IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the replacement fuel tank
  assembly, part number E51907A03, manufactured for The Braun Corporation (631 West
  11"" Street, P. O. Box 310, Winamac, Indiana 46996) by Meese Orbitron Dunne Company
 (4920 State Road, P. 0. Box 607, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004) has been found not to reduce the
 effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control system, and therefore, the
  replacement fuel tank assembly is exempt from the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the
 Vehicle Code for installation on 2003 model—year DaimlerChrysler 3.3 and 3.8 liter gasoline
 and flexible fuel ethanol minivans, originally equipped with a 20—gallon plastic fuel tank.

 This exemption is based on previous fuel tank temperature, On—Board Refueling Vapor
. Recovery emissions, and On—Board Diagnostic If (OBD I1) System testing. Test results
  showed that Braun‘s replacement fuel tank assembly does not have any adverse ef‘fect on
 the vehicle‘s evaporative or refueling emissions or its OBD iI System.

 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
 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 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 ARB, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution
 control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.                                  .

 Marketxng of the replacement fuel tank assembly using an identification otherthan 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


                                              —2.

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 Zfiflf day of November 2003.




                                      Alleg%yons, Chief
                                      Mobile Source Operations Division




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Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:17
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:17

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