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As of Thursday, December 13th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-523-3
  • Executive Order 523-3 / D523-3
  • ARB # D-523-3
  • Executive Order No: D-523-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-523-3
  • Resolution D-523-3
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Vehicle: ApplicationPart NumberType - LocationTotal CountCert Level / Class
1996 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1TLEV / PCTHN1.6VJG2EK
1996 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCTHN1.6VJG3EK
1996 Honda Civic del Sol 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCTHN1.6VJG3EK
1997 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1TLEV / PCVHN1.6VJG2EK
1997 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCVHN1.6VJG3EK
1997 Honda Civic del Sol 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCVHN1.6VJG3EK
1998 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCWHNXV01.6CA3
1998 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1TLEV / PCWHNXV01.6JL2
1999 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1TLEV / PCXHNXV01.6JL2
1999 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCXHNXVO1.6CA3
2000 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1LEV1 LEV / PCYHNXV01.6CA3
2000 Honda Civic 1.60LALLEquipo 80001DIRECT FIT - Underbody1TLEV / PCYHNXV01.6JL2
Download: Executive Order D-523-3 PDF

D-523-3 Document:



                                    State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D-523-3
                Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156 and 38391
                                 of the Vehicle Code

                       Equipo lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V.
                       "Series 80000 Three-way Catalytic Converter"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38395, and Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR") Section 2222(h), authorize the California Air Resources Board
and its Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket catalytic converters from the prohibitions
of Vehicle Code Section 27156 and 38391.

WHEREAS, Equipo Industrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V. of Calle 5 No. 187, Col. Pantitlan,
Mexico 08100 D. F., has applied to the Air Resources Board for exemption from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 to market its new aftermarket
Series 80000 three-way catalytic converter (TWC) for installation on selected 1996 through
2000 model year Honda Civic passenger cars equipped with a single manifold converter and
on-board diagnostic II (OBD-II) systems as specified in Appendix D-523-3 and incorporated
herein. Series 80000 W C will be used as a direct-fit replacement for a single manifold
n N C.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Operations Division by Health and
Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G-02-003, the Air Resources Board finds
that the above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the California Vehicle Code
Sections 27156 and 38395 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h).
Emission performance of the catalytic converter was based on durability bench-aging by
Umicore AutoCat USA Inc. using the Air Resources Board-modified RAT-A bench-aging
cycle for 75 hours, as specified in Appendix A to the "California Evaluation Procedures for
New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters" as adopted on October 25,2007.

WHEREAS, this Executive Order is granted based on previously submitted emissions and
OBD II test data that was generated in support of Executive Order D-523-2 on a 1997 model
year 1.6L Honda Civic certified to the Low Emission Vehicle I Low Emission Vehicle emission
standards.

THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that Equipo Industrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V.'s
Series 80001 TWC is exempted from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 a,nd
38391 for installation on the approved vehicle applications specified in Appendix D-523-3
subject to the following conditions:

  1. No changes are permitted to the catalytic converter as described in the application
     for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converter or any of its components, and
     other factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and approved by the Air
     Resources Board prior to marketing in California.


 Marketing of the catalytic converter using identifications other than those shown in
 the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketing of the catalytic
 converter for application other than the ones shown in this Executive Order shall be
 prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.
 Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an exemption to sell, offer for
 sale, or advertise any components of the catalytic converter as individual devices.

 Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by Equipo
 lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V., its principals, agents, employees, distributors,
 dealers, or other representatives must include the disclaimer that the Executive
 Order or the exemption it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any
 emission reduction claims for the catalytic converter and is only a finding that the
 catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Sections 27156
 and 38391.

 Equipo lnc.'s installation instructions for the new catalytic converter must conform to
 requirements in Section (h) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New
 Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

 Installation of the catalytic converter shall not cause the relocation of any oxygen
 sensors. Oxygen sensors must be installed in the same location, position and
 orientation as prescribed in the original equipment manufacturer's configurations.

 Upon installation, the catalytic converter must carry a manufacturer's warranty for
 five (5) years or 50,000 miles as prescribed in Section (f)(2) of the "California
 Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted
 October 25, 2007.

 Equipo lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V. and its vendors may not advertise the new
 aftermarket catalytic converter as a "high flow or easy flow" catalytic converter or use
 any phrase that could make them appear to perform better than the original
 equipment manufacturer (OEM) catalytic converters.

 Any marketing arrangement of the new aftermarket catalytic converter by a third
 party, which involves the use of packaging identification different from the ones
 described in this Executive Order, must be approved by the Air Resources Board
 prior to shipment.

 Equipo lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V., its associates, vendors, other businesses, and
 individuals associated with Equipo lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V., may not sell or
 supply new aftermarket catalytic converter substrates to a third party to be assembled in
 a different facility and marketed under this Executive Order without approval from the Air
 Resources Board.




EQUIP0 INDUS'TRIAL AWTOMOTRIZ S.A. DE C.V. - CATALYTIC CONVERTER - D-523-3


10. Equipo lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V. shall comply with the quality control
   procedures and reporting requirements in Section (9(5) of the "California Evaluation
    Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted October 25, 2007.

11.Quality control reports must be submitted on a quarterly basis and warranty information
   reports must be submitted on a semi-annual basis.

12. Equipo lndustrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V. must provide a perma,nent label or stamp as
   specified under Section (f)(l) of the "Ca,lifornia Evaluation Procedures for New
   Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted on October 25, 2007.

13. Equipo Industrial Automotriz S.A. de C.V.'s vehicle application catalog must conform
   with the requirements as specified under Section (f)(4) of the "California Evaluation
    Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted on October 25, 2007.

Executive Order D-523-2 dated April 24, 2008 is hereby superseded and of no further force
and effect.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order. The
order may be revoked only after a 30-day written notice of intention to revoke it, during
which period the holder of the order may request in writing a hearing to contest the
proposed revocation. If a hearing is requested, it shall be held within 30 days of receipt of
the request, and the order may not be revoked until a determination is made, after the
hearing, that grounds for revocation exist.
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Executed at El Monte, California, this    /    day of November 2009.




                                     nnette Hebert, Chief
                                           Source Operations Division




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