Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 14, 2012.
As of Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
302882005-2007 Chrysler 3.3 and 3.8 liter minivans

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-597-28
  • Executive Order 597-28 / D597-28
  • ARB # D-597-28
  • Executive Order No: D-597-28
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-597-28
  • Resolution D-597-28
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Download: Executive Order D-597-28 PDF

D-597-28 Document:



                                          State of California      |
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD .

                                  ~ EXECUTIVE ORDER D—597—28
                                     Relating te Exemptions under
                                  Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                      Freedem Motors USA, Inc.
                                  Replacement Fuel, Tank Assembly

Pursuant to the authonty vested in the Air Resources Boardby Section 27156 of the .
Vehlcle Code; and.

Pursuant to the authorrty vested in the undersrgned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executlve Order G—02—003

IT lS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the rnstallatlon of the Replacement Fuel Tank
Assembly, manufactured by Freedom Motors USA, Inc. of 740 Watkins Road, Battle Creek,
Michigan 49015; has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle
pollution control system, and therefore, the Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly is exempt
from the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle.Code for installation on the followrng
vehicles:

Assemblv Part Number              Vehlcle Apphcatlon —

— 30288     2                |     2005—2007 MY   3.3 and 3.8 Ilter DalmlerChrysIerminivans
  31005     m                      2008—2010 MY   3.3, 3.8; and 4.0 liter Chrysler minivans
  31005                          * 2009—2010.MY   3.8 and 4.0 liter Volkswagen Routan —
  31005                  —         2011—2013 MY   3.6 liter Chrysler minivansand Volkswagen
   ts                ~            Routan >                               .

This Executive Order is based on previous emissions andOn—Board Diagnostic II System
tests conducted by Freedom Motors USA, Inc. with the Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly.

Exemption of:the Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly 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 device advertised “offered fo‘r.sale sold
with, or installed on a motor vehicle prlorto or concurrent with transfer to an ultimate
purchaser

This Executive Order is valid provrdedthat rnstallatlon instructions for the Replacement
Fue!l Tank Assembly do not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different
from thoseof the vehicle manufacturer.


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 Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Replacement Fuel Tank
 Assembly, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the
 performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive
 Order.

 Marketing of the Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly using an identification other than
 that shown in this Executive Order or for an application other than those listed in this
 Executive Order shall be prohlblted unless pr[or approval is obtained from the Air
 Resources Board.

 In addition to the foregoing, the Air Resources Board reserves thé 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
 Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222 et seq.

 This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
 Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly 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 hereln in any advertising or other oral or written
 communication.

 THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,
 ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
 AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
 ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF FREEDOM
 MOTORS USA, INC.‘S REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY.

 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    /2 ‘%}day of November 2012.



                                  . Abunave
                                   & g‘Annette Hebert, Chief
                                       Mobile Source Operations Division




                         FREEDOM MOTORS USA, INC.
                  REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY — D—597—28



Document Created: 2012-12-20 06:03:53
Document Modified: 2012-12-20 06:03:53

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