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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on December 31, 2008.
As of Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 126001996 to 2003 selected Chrysler MDVNoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-562-13
  • Executive Order 562-13 / D562-13
  • ARB # D-562-13
  • Executive Order No: D-562-13
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-562-13
  • Resolution D-562-13
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Download: Executive Order D-562-13 PDF

D-562-13 Document:



                                    State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—562—13
                Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156 and 38391
                                  of the Vehicle Code

                               Valina, Inc. (d.b.a. CarTex)
                      "Series 12600 Three—way Catalytic Converters"

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, Valina, Inc. (Valina) of 4560 Worth Street, Los Angeles, California 90069,
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 12600 three—way
catalytic converters (TWC) on selected 1996 through 2003 model year Chrysler medium—
duty vehicles equipped with on—board diagnostic II (OBD—II) systems as specified in
Appendix D—562—13 and incorporated herein. Series 12600 TWCs will be used for single
or dual parallel (one unit in each exhaust bank) catalytic converter applications, and may
be sold as a universal or direct fit system.

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 converters comply 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 Automotive Catalysts USA using the Air
Resources Board—modified RAT—A bench—aging cycle for 100 hours as specified in
Appendix A to the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic
Converters" as adopted on October 25, 2007.

WHEREAS, previous emissions and OBD II compatibility tests conducted by Valina, Inc.
using a vehicle of weight classification and exhaust configuration similar to those listed in
Appendix D—562—13 and certified to Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards resulted in
the issuance of Executive Orders D—562—2, it was determined that the installation of
Series 12600 TWC on the vehicles listed in Appendix D—562—13 meets the requirements
of California regulation for aftermarket catalytic converters.

THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that Valina, Inc.‘s Series 12600 TWCs are
exempted from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for
installation on the approved vehicle applications specified in Appendix D—562—13 subject
to the following conditions:


                                            —2.—


. No changes are permitted to the catalytic converters as described in the application
 for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converters or any of their 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 converters using identifications other than those shown in
  the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketing of the catalytic
  converters 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 these products shall not be construed as an exemption to sell, offer for
  sale, or advertise any components of the catalytic converters as individual devices.

. _Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by Valina, Inc., 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 converters
  and is only a finding that the catalytic converters are exempt from the prohibitions of
  Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391.                               ‘

._ Valina, Inc.‘s installation instructions for the new catalytic converters 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 converters shall not cause the relocation of an oxygen
  sensor. 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 converters 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.

. Valina, Inc. and its vendors may not advertise the new aftermarket catalytic
  converters as "high flow or easy flow" catalytic converters 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.

. Valina, Inc., its associates, vendors, other businesses and individuals associated with
  Valina, Inc. 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.


                VALINA, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—562—13


                                        —3—

10. Valina, Inc. shall comply with the quality control procedures and reporting
    requirements in Section (f)(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 on a semi—annual basis, starting with periods covering January 1
    through March 31, 2009 and January 1 through June 30, 2009, respectively.

12. Valina, Inc. must provide a permanent label or stamp as specified under Section (f)(1)
    of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Catalytic Converters,"
    as adopted on October 25, 2007.

13. Valina, Inc.‘s vehicle application catalog must conform with the requirements
   specified under Section (f)(4) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New
   Aftermarket Catalytic Converters," as adopted on October 25, 2007.

Executive Order D—562—2 dated April 18, 2006, is hereby superseded and of no further
force and effect.

Violation of any of the above condlitions 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.

Executed at El Monte, California, this 3 | day of December 2008.



                                  LoPoetf—
                                    Annette Hebert, Chief
                                    Mobile Source Operations Division




                  VALINA, INC. — CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—562—13


                                                                Appendix # D—562—13

                                 VALINA INC. DiamlerChrysler 12600 SERIES OBDII CONVERTER APPLICATION
No.   Model          Vehicle Model         Engine     No. of     Engine Family   Certification   Weight   Exhaust      Total     Converter   Monitored   Universal   Direct Fit
      Year                                  Size    Cylinders                      _Level         Class    Type     Converters     Type
 1    1996             DAKOTA               3.9L       6        TCR23928G1EK        Tier 1       MDV2       S           1          TWC           1        12640        N/A
 2                 VAN B1500/B2500                              TCR239H8G1EK                                                                              12660
                       PU 1500
6               VAN B1500/82500/B3500       5.2L        8       TCR31828G1EK                     MDV2                                                     12660
                DAKOTA 2WD SHORT WB           '                                                                                                           12640
                 DAKOTA 2WD LONG WB
              JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2WD                                                                                                                     12644
9               JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE                             TCR36OH8G1EL                     MDV2
10                PU 1500/2500 2WD                              TCR360H8G1EK                                                                              12660
                  PU 1500/2500/3500         5.9L
                VAN B1500/82500/B3500
11              VAN B1500/82500/B3500       5.2L                TCR360J8G1EK
      1997             DAKOTA                          6                                                                                                  12640
                   VAN B1500/82500          3.9L                                                                                                          12660
18                     PU 1500              3.9L       6        VCR239H8G1EK.                    MOV2                                                     12660
19                PU 1500/2500 2WD          5.2L       8        VCR360J8G1EL                     MDV3
20                PU 1500/2500 2WD          5.2L        8       VCR318H8G1EK                     MDV2
                     DAKOTA 2WD                                                                                                                           12640
21                PU 1500/2500 4WD                              VCR360H8G1EL                                                                              12660
                PU 1500/2500 2WD/AWD
                     DAKOTA 2WD             5.9L                                                                                                          12640
                DAKOTA 4WD LONG WB
                VAN B1500/82500/B3500       5.2L                                                                                                          12660
                VAN B1500/82500/B3500       5.9L
                  PU 1500/2500 4WD          5.9L.
              PU 1500/2500/3500 2WD/A4WD
              PU 1500/2500/3500 2WD/MAWD
22              VAN B1500/82500/B3500       5.2L                VCR3GOJ8G1EL
23    1998            DURANGO               5.9L                WCRXAO239H12                     MDV3                                                     12640
24                   PU 1500/2500           5.2L                WCRXAO318H11                     MOV2                                                     12660
25                   PU 1500/2500                               WCRXA0360H31         LEV
                DAKOTA 4WD LONG WB          5.9L                                                                                                          12640
                DAKOTA 4WD SHORT WB         5.2L
                    DAKOTA 2WD              5.2L
                    DAKOTA 4WD              5.9L
                    DAKOTA 2WD
                    DAKOTA 2WD              5.2L
26                    DURANGO               5.9L                WCRXAO360H32         LEV
                      DURANGO
27              VAN B1500/82500/B3500       5.2L                WCRXAO36OJ11        Tier 1                                                                12660
28              VAN B1500/B2500/83500       5,2L                WCRXAO360J31         LEV
                VAN B1500/8B2500/B3500      5.9L.
29                     PU 1500              3.9L       6        WCRXA0239H11        Tier 1
30    1999         VAN 81500/82500          3.9L                XCRXAO239H11
31                    DURANGO               5.91       8        XCRXAO0239H12                                                                             12640
32                    DURANGO               5.2L                XCRXA0239H13        LEV
33                     PU 1500              3.9L.               XCRXAO318H11                                                                              12660




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                                                          Appendix # D—562—13

                                   VALINA INC. DiamferChrysler 12600 SERIES OBDII CONVERTER APPLICATION
33    i9so           DaAROTA 2w0               5.2L      KCRXAostanii          Tier i   Move                12604
34               DAKOTA 4WD LONG we            5.91      XCRXA0360211
36                    PU 150072500             5.2L      XCRXAO3BOH31           LEV     movs                12660
37               VAN B15007B2500783500                   XCRXAO239H14          Tier 1
38               VAN B1500/825007B3500                   XCRXAO239H15           LEV
                 VAN B1500/78B2500/83500       5.91
40                 VAN 81500782500                       YCRXA0239H11                                       12660
                         PU 1500
ai                     DURANGO                 5.2L      YCRXA0360H32           LEV                         12640
                       DURANGO                 5.91                        —
                        DAKOTA
                        DAKOTA                 5,2L
      2000          DURANGO 4wD                5.91                                     MDV2         Twe            N/A
42               VAN B1500/825007B3500         5.2L      YCRXA0360H11          Tier 1                       12660
                 VAN B1500/B2500/83500         5.91                            Tier 1                       12660
43               VAN B1500/82500/B3500         5.2L       YCRXA0s60J11
                 VAN B1500/82500/83500         5.91                            Tier 1
                 PU 3500( Code Z engine)       5.91
as    2001   PU 3500 2WD HDV( Code 5 engine)   5.91       1CRXA0360J18         Tier 1   movs
46           PU 3500 4WD HDV( Code 5 angine}              1CRXA0zeOJ11                  move
                 VAN B1500/825007B3500         5.2L                                                         12660
                 VAN B15007B2500783500         5.91
a7           VAN CAB CHASSIS 3500 4WD HDV                 1CRXA036OKi1 1                mova
48            VAN CAB CHASSIS 3500 4WwD                   1ERXA0s60K18
49                  VAN B1500782500            3.9L       1CRXTo3.95B9                  Move
                ADDITIONAL VEHICLES # 1
2s                 Ram 15007250073500          57 L       SGRXTos.seB1                  Movs
51.                     Ram 1500               59L        3GRXTOs.9581                  move
52               Ram Van 1500/2500/3500        gzt        3CRXTos.96B0                  move
53    2003             Ram 1500
                     Ramveh   teop             521
                                               caon       3CRXTO5.95B0 .       Tier 1                Tw     12880   N/A
54                      Dakota                 soL        3CRXTO3.95B1                  move
55                 Ram van 150072500                      3GCRXTOo3.95B0
56                     Ram 1500                37L        3CRXTO3.75B0
57    2004           Ram 250073500             57L        4GRXTO5.77x0         LEV      Movs         JTWC




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