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As of Friday, October 18th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-562-73
  • Executive Order 562-73 / D562-73
  • ARB # D-562-73
  • Executive Order No: D-562-73
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-562-73
  • Resolution D-562-73
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Vehicle: ApplicationPart NumberType - LocationTotal CountCert Level / Class
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon 5.40LALLValina / CarTex 114040DIRECT FIT - Front of the vehicle3LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXT05.4RF9
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon 5.40LALLValina / CarTex 119000DIRECT FIT - Rear of the vehicle3LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXT05.4RF9
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.40LALLValina / CarTex 114040DIRECT FIT - Front of the vehicle4LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXT05.4RF9
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.40LALLValina / CarTex 119000DIRECT FIT - Rear of the vehicle4LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXT05.4RF9
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.40LALLValina / CarTex 114040DIRECT FIT - Front of the vehicle4LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXT05.4RF9
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.40LALLValina / CarTex 119000DIRECT FIT - Rear of the vehicle4LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXT05.4RF9
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.80LALLValina / CarTex 114040DIRECT FIT - Front of the vehicle3LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXA06.8JFN
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.80LALLValina / CarTex 119000DIRECT FIT - Rear of the vehicle3LEV1 LEV / MDV32FMXA06.8JFN
Download: Executive Order D-562-73 PDF

D-562-73 Document:



                                  State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D-562-73
                Relating to Exemptiof!S under Section 27156 and 38391
                                 of the Vehicle Code

                              Valina, Inc. (d.b.a. Car Tex)
                       "Series 119000 Thr.ee-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, Valina, Inc ..(Valina) of 4560 Worth Street, Los Angeles, California 90063, 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 119000 three-way catalytic
converter (TWC) for installation on selected 2002 and 2003 Ford medium duty vehicles
(MDV) equipped with on-board diagnostic II (OBD II) systems ·as specified in Appendix
D-562-73 and incorporated· herein. Series 119000 Torped0 shaped TWCs will be used for a
dual to single exhaust system with multiple catalytic converters (2 or more units in each
bank). Series 114000 will be used as the front TWC and Series 119000 as the rear TWC.
The Series 119000 Torpedo shaped catalytic converters will be sold as direct fit converters.

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 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 classificatjon and exhaust configuration similar to those listed in
Appendix 0~562-73 and certified to Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) emissi·on standards resulted
in the issuance of Executive Order D-562~48, it was determined thafthe installation of Series .
119000 TWC on the vehicles listed in Appendix D-562-73 meets the requirements of
California regulation for aftermarket catalytic converters.

THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that Valina, Inc.'s Series 119000 TWCs are
exempted from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for installation on
the approved vehicle applications specified in Appendix D-562-73 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 their components, and other
   factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and approved by the Air Resources
   Board prior to marketing in California.


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 2. 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.

 3. 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 converter and
    is only a finding that the catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle
    Code Sections 27156 and 38391.

 4. Valina, Inc.'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 .

. 5. Installation of the catalytic converter 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.

 6. 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.

 7. Valina, Inc. and its vendors may not advertise the new aftermarket catalytic converter as
    "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.                         ·

 8. 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.

.9. Valina, its associates, vendors, other businesses, and individuals associated with Valina,
    may not S$11 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.

 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 submittedon a quarterly basis and warranty information
     reports must be submitted on a semi-annual basis.


                        VALINA, INC.- CATALYTIC CONVERTER- D-562-73


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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 as specified
    under Section(f)(4) of the "California Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket
    Catalytic Converters," as adopted on October 25, 2007.

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.
                                           ·Jf_
·Executed at El Monte, California, this   :;20   day of June2013.



                                 n .~
                                 ~~White, Chief
                                .~'obile Source Operations Division




                        VALINA, INC.- CATALYTIC CONVERTER- D-562-73


                                                                                   Appendix D-562-73
                                                                              Valina, Inc. 114000/119000




                                                  Engine Size (liters)




                                                                                            Certification Level




                                                                                                                                                              Total Converter




                                                                                                                                                                                            Conv. Location
                                                                                                                                   Exhaust Type
                                                                                                                    Weight Class




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Application
                                                                                                                                                                                Monitored
                                                                                                                                                                                Converter
                                                                             Test                                                                                                                            Converter       MFR
      Model                                                                                                                                       Converter




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Type
No.           Make            Model                                         Group                                                                                                                              Part          Part
      Year                                                                                                                                          Type
                                                                            Name                                                                                                                               Type         Number



1     2002    Ford   E-150 Econoline Club Wagon   5.4                    2FMXT05.4RF9    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           F             DIRECT   FIT   114040         ALL
2     2002    Ford   E-150 Econoline Club Wagon   5.4                    2FMXT05.4RF9    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           R             DIRECT   FIT   119000         ALL
3     2002    Ford         E-250 Econoline        5.4                    2FMXT05.4RF9    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           F             DIRECT   FIT   114040         ALL
4     2002    Ford         E-250 Econoline        5.4                    2FMXT05.4RF9    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           R             DIRECT   FIT   119000         ALL
5     2002    Ford         E-350 Econoline        5.4                    2FMXT05.4RF9    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           F             DIRECT   FIT   114040         ALL
6     2002    Ford         E-350 Econoline        5.4                    2FMXT05.4RF9    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           R             DIRECT   FIT   119000         ALL
7     2002    Ford         E-350 Econoline        6.8                    2FMXA06.8JFN    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           F             DIRECT   FIT   114040         ALL
8     2002    Ford         E-350 Econoline        6.8                    2FMXA06.8JFN    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           R             DIRECT   FIT   119000         ALL
9     2003    Ford             E-350              6.8                    3FMXA06.8JFN    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           F             DIRECT   FIT   114040         ALL
10    2003    Ford             E-350              6.8                    3FMXA06.8JFN    LEV1                LEV   MDV3            DS             2TWC,TWC        3                3           R             DIRECT   FIT   119000         ALL




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