Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on June 26, 2003.
As of Sunday, October 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1994 and older gasoline vehicles with screw-on type gas caps.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-565
  • Executive Order 565 / D565
  • ARB # D-565
  • Executive Order No: D-565
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-565
  • Resolution D-565
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Download: Executive Order D-565 PDF

D-565 Document:



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                                           State of California
                                      AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—565

                                     Relating to Exemptions under
                                  Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                      ‘RAM Products Limited
                                 RAM 0—Leak Replacement Gas Cap

      Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board (ARB) by Section 27156 of
      the Vehicle Code; and

      Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the
      Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

      IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the RAM O0—Leak Replacement
      Gas Cap, manufactured by RAM Products Limited of 21000 Enterprise Avenue,
      Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the
      applicable vehicle pollution control system, and therefore, the RAM O—Leak
      Replacement Gas Cap is exempt from the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle .
      Code for use on 1994 and older model—year gasoline vehicles with screw—on type gas
      caps.

      This Executive Order is based on an engineering evaluation of the RAM O—Leak
      Replacement Gas Cap for impact on the vehicle‘s emissions.

      This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for the RAM O—Leak
      Replacement Gas Cap do not recommend tuning the vehicles to specifications different
      from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

      Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the RAM O—Leak Replacement
      Gas Cap, as exempt by the ARB, which adversely affect the performance of the
      vehicle‘s pollution control system, shall invalidate this Executive Order.

      Marketing of the RAM O—Leak Replacement Gas Cap using identification other than that
      shown in this Executive Order or for an application other than that listed in this
      Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.

      Exemption of the RAM O—Leak Replacement Gas Cap shall not be construed as an
      exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the assembly as
      individual devices.

      This Executive Order shall not apply to any RAM O—Leak Replacement Gas Cap                  ~
      advertised, offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or
(°\   concurrent with transfer to an ultimate purchaser.


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This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
RAM O0—Leak Replacement Gas Cap may have on any warranty either expressed or
implied by the vehicle manufacturer.

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.

In addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves the right in the future to review this
Executive Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on
or modified part continues to meet the standards and procedures of California Code of
Regulations, Title 13, Section 2222, et seq.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF RAM PRODUCTS
LIMITED‘S RAM O—LEAK REPLACEMENT GAS CAP.

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

Executed at El Monte, California, this Zé'fi/ day of June 2003.




                                      Aneu%%mef
                                      Mobile Source Operations Division




   RAM PRODUCTS LIMITED — RAM 0—LEAK REPLACEMENT GAS CAP — D—565



Document Created: 2005-11-30 10:59:45
Document Modified: 2005-11-30 10:59:45

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