Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on January 7, 2004.
As of Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
E51907A32004 model-year DaimlerChrysler 3.3 and 3.8 liter gasoline 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-449-9
  • Executive Order 449-9 / D449-9
  • ARB # D-449-9
  • Executive Order No: D-449-9
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-449-9
  • Resolution D-449-9
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Download: Executive Order D-449-9 PDF

D-449-9 Document:



                                                                      State of California .
                                                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—449—9

                                                                  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 (ARB) by Sectlon 27156 of the
                   Vehicle Code; and

                    Pursuant to the afithority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 39518 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
                    assembly, part number E51907A03, manufactured for The Braun Corporation (631 West
                    11" Street, P. 0. 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 2004 model—year DaimlerChrysler 3.3 and 3.8 liter gasoline
                   minivans, originally equipped with a 20—gallon plastic fuel tank.

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

                    Exerfi}fition 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 vehlcles pollution
                    control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

                    Marketmg 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 ARB.

                    In addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves thé right in the future to review this Executive
                    Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that th,_e exempted add—on or modified




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  part continues to meet the standards and procedures of Tltle 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 theproposed 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                          21                  day of Januaryv2004.




                                                             Alle%fons. Chief
                                                             Mobile Source Operations Division




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Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:42

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