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Valid E.O.

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 28, 2008.
As of Sunday, August 25th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
11 12 0 440 2362007-2008 1.6L turbocharged BMW Mini Cooper S (Hardtop) (up to 6/2008 production date)Air filter, cat-back exhaust, ECM software program upgrade

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-576-4
  • Executive Order 576-4 / D576-4
  • ARB # D-576-4
  • Executive Order No: D-576-4
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-576-4
  • Resolution D-576-4
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Download: Executive Order D-576-4 PDF

D-576-4 Document:



                                   State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—576—4

                             Relating to Exemptions under
                           Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                       BMW Group
                             John Cooper Works Tuning Kit

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

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 3951 6 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

T IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the John Cooper Works (JCW)
Tuning Kit, manufactured by BMW Group of 1 BMW Plaza, Montvale, New Jersey
07645, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
pollution control systems, and therefore, the JCW Tuning Kit is exempt from the
prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the following
vehicles with a 1.6 liter turbocharged engine:

  Part Number                     Vehicle Application
11 12 0 440 236      2007—2008 model year (MY) BMW Mini Cooper S (Hardtop)
                     (up to 6/2008 production date)

11 122151432         2008—2009 MY BMW Mini Cooper S (Hardtop)
             f       (2008 MY beginning with 7/2008 production date)

The JCW Tuning Kit consists of an improved air filter, a sport/performance exhaust
system downstream of the catalytic converter, and a modified software program for the
Digital Motor Electronics.

This Executive Order is granted based on previous emissions and on—board
diagnostic II system tests conducted on a 2007 model year 1.6 liter BMW Mini Cooper S
(Hardtop) Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) II LEV and a 2008 model year 1.6 Ilter BMW Mini
Cooper S (Hardtop) LEV II Ultra Low Emission Vehicle.

If evidence provides the Air Resources Board with reasons to suspect that the JCW
Tuning Kit will affect the durability of the emission control system, BMW Group shall be
required to submit durability data to show that the durability of the vehicle emission
control system is not, in fact, affected and/or that the add—on or modified parts
demonstrate adequate durability.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for the JCW Tuning
Kit do not recommend tuning the vehlcle to speC|f|cal|onS different from thoge of the
vehicle manufacturer.


                                            9.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the JCW Tuning Kit, as exempt
by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicles‘
emission control system, shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the JCW Tuning Kit 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 Air Resources Board.

Exemption of the JCW Tuning Kit shall not be construed as exemption to sell, offer for
sale, or advertise any component of the system as an individual kit.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any JCW Tuning Kit advertised, offered for sale,
sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an _
ultimate purchaser.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
JCW Tuning Kit 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 Air Resources Board 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 APPLICANTCONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF BMW GROUP‘S
JCW TUNING KIT ..

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 the hearing that grounds
for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this    Zé      day of October 2008.



                                      ~—tgho‘
                            Annette Hebert, Chief
                            Mobile Source Operations Division
           BMW GROUP JOHN COOPER WORKS TUNING KIT — D—576—4



Document Created: 2008-10-31 15:50:27
Document Modified: 2008-10-31 15:50:27

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