Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on September 16, 1998.
As of Saturday, June 15th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1998 and older vehicles equipped with a PCV systemReplaces the stock PCV valve with a new PCV valve and filtering system

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-464
  • Executive Order 464 / D464
  • ARB # D-464
  • Executive Order No: D-464
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-464
  • Resolution D-464
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Download: Executive Order D-464 PDF

D-464 Document:



                                                              (Page 1 of 2)


                             State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—464
                  Relating to Exemption Under Section 27156
                             of the Vehicle Code

                        CLEAN AIR VALVE/PCV POWER MAX:

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Section 27156 and Title 13 California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(e), authorizes the California Air
Resources Board (ARB) and its Executive Officer to exempt add—on and modified
parts from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Tedco, Inc. of 6909 Thompson Creek Road, Applegate, Oregon 97530, has
applied to ARB for exemption from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section
27156 for their Cleéan Air Valve/PCV Power Max device.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health
and Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—45—5, the Air Resources
Board finds that:

      1.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max is a modified device which is
            part of the PCV valve emission control unit.

      2.    PCV valve is part of the required motor vehicle pollution control
            system.

      3.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max is intended for use with a
            required pollution control system.

      4.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max by being installed on the engine
            alters the original design of a motor vehicle pollution control
            system.

      5.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max is a device subject to the
            prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 and a modified part as
            defined by Title 13 CCR, Section 1900(b)(1).

      6.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max does not produce an adverse
            effects on required motor vehicle pollution control system.

      7.    The ARB, in the exercise of technical judgement, is aware of no
            basis on which the Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max will provide
            either a decrease in emission or an increase in fuel economy, and
            the device manufacturer has not provided any data, using
            appropriate test procedures, to support any claims of emission and
            fuel saving benefits of the device.

      8.    It has not been determined what effect use of the Clean Air
            Valve/PCV Power Max may have on any warranty, either expressed or
            implied, by the manufacturer of a motor vehicle on which the
            device is installed.

      9.    The Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max is not a certified motor vehicle
            pollution control device pursuant to Health and Safety Code
            Section 43644.

      10.   The ARB by granting an exemption to Tedco, Inc. for the Clean Air
            Valve/PCV Power Max does not recommend or endorse in any way the
            Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max for emissions reduction, fuel
            economy, or any other purpose.


TEDCO, INC.                                                   EXECUTIVE ORDER D—464
"CLEAN AIR VALVE/PCV POWER MAX"                               (Page 2 of 2)

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max is exempt from
the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on 1998 and
older model—year vehicles powered by a gasoline engine, subject to the
following conditions:

      1.    This exemption shall not apply to any device,            apparatus,   or
           mechanism advertised, offered for sale or sold with, or installed
           on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an
           ultimate purchaser.

      2.   No changes are permitted to the device as described in the
           application for exemption.  Any changes to the device, applicable
           model—year vehicles,    or other factors addressed in this order must
           be evaluated and approved by the ARB prior to marketing in
           California.

      3.   Marketing of this device using an identification other than that
       —   shown in this Executive Order or marketing of this device for an
           application other than those listed in the Exeécutive Order shall
           be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.
           Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an exemption
           to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the product
           as an individual device.

      4.   Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its
           content by Tedco, Inc., its principals, agents, employees,
           distributors, dealers, or representatives must include the
           disclaimer that the Executive Order or the exemption it provides
           is not an endorsement or approval of any fuel economy or emission
           reduction claims for the Clean Air Valve/PCV Power Max and is only
           a finding that the device is exempt from the prohlbltlons of
           Vehicle Code Section 27156.

      5.   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.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of
this order.  The order may be revoked only after a ten—day written notice of
intention to revoke the order,    in which period the holder of the order may
request in writing a hearing to contest the proposedrevocation.   If a hearing
is requested, it shall be held within ten days of receipt of the request and
the order may not be revoked until a determination after, hearing, that
grounds for revocation exist.          / wh.

Executed at El Monte, California, this                day of September 1998.




                                    R.   B.   Summerfield,   Chief
                                    Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:16
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:16

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