Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 26, 1975.
As of Friday, December 14th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1975 and older model year vehicles except 1) Those vehicles originally equipped with breakerless ignition systems or dual point ignition systems where one of the points is used to retard timing for emission control. 2) Those 1966 through 1970 vehicles equipped with NOx retrofit devices with a 4 degree retard in basic ignition timing

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-54-3
  • Executive Order 54-3 / D54-3
  • ARB # D-54-3
  • Executive Order No: D-54-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-54-3
  • Resolution D-54-3
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]

Download: Executive Order D-54-3 PDF

D-54-3 Document:



                           "state of California
                           AIR RESOURCES BCARD

                *    —   EXECUTIVE ORDER D—54—3
              Relatlng to Exemptions under Section 27156
                          of the Vehicle Code

                      PRESTOLITE ELECTRICAL DIVISION
         PRESTOLITE "BID" .BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
            WARDS "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
          RITE—LINE "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
            CO—OP "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
            WELLS."BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
            ECHLIN "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
            ACCEL "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
      CONCCO (DYNALIFE) "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
                    AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PARTS, INC.
   GULF OIL (CRUISEMASTER) "BTD" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
      FORD (MOTORCRAFT) "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM
      SHELL OIL (SHELL) "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM


 Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section
 2715§ of the Vehicle Code; and                                      .

 Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39023 of
 the Health and Safety Code;

 IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED:   That the installation of the "BID" breakerless
 inductive ignition systems manufactured by the Prestolite Electrical
 Division, 511 Hamilton Street, Toledo, Ohio 43694, and marketed as indicated
 herein have been found not to reduce the effectiveness of required motor
 vehicles pollution control devices and, therefore, is exempt from the pro—
 hibitions of Section 27156 of the Veh1c1e Code for 1975 and older model.
: year vehicles except as follows:

      1)   Those vehicles originally equipped with breakerless ignition
           systems or dual point ignition systems where one of the points
           is used to retard timing for emission control.

      2)   Those 1966 through 1970 vehicles equipped with "NOx retrofit
           devices" with a 4° retard in basic ignition timing (i
           Carter, Echlin, STP Air Computer, Pure Power — Electro—NOx).

 This device consists of an electronic pack, t"1gger whee! and pick up
 assembly, and wiring harness. The Tollowwng is a list of each device
 manufactured by the Prestolite Electrical Division and marketed by brand
 name and part number.


 PRESTOLITE ELECTRICALDIVISION                                                          C EXECUTIVE ORDER D—54—3

      Brand Namé               -                                       s        >       Part Numbers

     ‘Prestolite                               '                           .        IDL—5001, 5010, §011, 5012, 5013,
                                                   ~                                5014, and 5015.

      Wards                ‘                                   .                    15801, 15802, 15803, 15804, 15805,
         '             —                                           ~                —15806, and 15807.

      Rite—Line                O                                                    RL—7020, 7071, 7022, 7023, 7024,
                   j               >                                                7025, and 7026.

      Co—Op                            ’                                            75C1, 75C2, 7503, 75C4, 75C5, 75C6;
                                                                                    and 75C7.

      Wells                                            '                            EL—1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7.

      Echlin                                       '                                ECKtlc, 2C, 3C, IF,   F, 3G, andjg;\

      ACCEL                                                                         36010, 36011, 36013, 36020, 36023
        .                                                  ~                        36030, 36031, and 36033

    _.Conoco (Bynalife)                                                        ~ CN7020, 7021, 7022, 7023, 7024, 7025,
               '                                                                 and 7026.

     ~Automatic Transmission Parts, Inc. Y—10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16.

      Gulf 011 (Cruisemaster)                                                       CM 70—20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26.

      Ford (Motorcraft).                                                            DZ—5000, 5001, 5002, 5003, 5004,
              ‘                                                                     5005, and 5006              2l

      She11 011 (She]])                    ‘                                        570'20 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26

. ThIS Executive Order is valxd provided that installation instructions for
  this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to spec1f1catlons
  different than those listed by the vehicle manufacturer

 Changes made to the design or operating conditions —of the device, as
 exempted by the Air Resources Board, that adversely affect the per—
 formance of the vehicle‘s— pollution control system shall invalidate
 this Executive Order.

‘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 this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless
 prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.
 This Ekecutive Order does not constitute any opinibn as to the effec? thgt
 the use of this device may have on any warranty either expressed or implied:
  by the vehicle manufacturer..


 PRESTOLITE ELECTRICAL DIVISION _     _ —> 0 >      > EXECUTIVE ORDER D—54—3

~THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DoEs NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
 APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD BY
 ANY—CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
 ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE PRESTOLITE ELECTRICAL DIVISION "BID" BREAKERLESS
 INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM ALSO MARKETED UNDER THE BRAND NAMES —— WARDS,
 RITE—LINE, CO—OP, WELLS, ECHLIN, ACCEL, CONOCO (DYNALIFE), AUTOMATIC
 TRANSMISSION PARTS, INC., GULF OIL {CRUISEMASTER), FORD {MOTORCRAFT) AND
 SHELL OIL (SHELL)           >                j
 No clain of any kind, such as "Approved by Air Resources Board" may be made
 with respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral
 or written commun1catxon.

 Section 17500 of the Business ahd Professions Code makes unlawful, untrue
 or misleading advertising, and Section 17534 makes violation pun1shab1eas
 a misdemeanor.

‘Sections 39130 and 39?84 of the Health and Saféty Code pfovide as follows:

      "39130. No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or advertise,
      or, except in an application to the board for certification of a
      device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle pollution control
     ~device unless that device has been certified by the board. No
      person shall sell, offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor
      vehicle pollution control device as a certified device which, in
      fact, is not a cert1f1ed device. Any violation of this section is
      a misdemeanor.‘

      "39184. (a) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or adver~
      tise, or, except in an application to the board for accreditation of a
      device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle pollution control
      device for use on any used motor vehicle unless that device has been
      accredited by the board.   No person shall sell, offer for sale, adver—
      tise, or represent any motor vehicle polliution control device as an
      accredited device which, in fact, is not an accredited device. Any
      violation of this subdivision is a misdemeanor."

 Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
 submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deems
 advisable.

 This Executive Order rescinds Executive Order D—54—2 dated July 31; 1975.


 Executed at Sacramento, Ca]ifornia,Athis   ;?é,ziday of November, i975.



                                    WILLIAM H. LEWIS, JR.
                                    Executive Officer
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Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:52
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:52

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