Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 14, 2012.
As of Thursday, October 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
800192004-2007 Toyota 3.3 and 3.5 liter Sienna minivans

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-597-29
  • Executive Order 597-29 / D597-29
  • ARB # D-597-29
  • Executive Order No: D-597-29
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-597-29
  • Resolution D-597-29
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Download: Executive Order D-597-29 PDF

D-597-29 Document:



                                   _       State of California
                                       AIR RESOURCES BOARD
                               ‘EXECUTIVE ORDERD—597—29.
                                 Relating to Exemptions under
                              Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                       Freedom ‘Motors USA, Inc. .
                              Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Sectlon 27156 of the:
Vehicle Code; and _                                       :       .               .

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

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED That the lnstallatlon of the Replacement Fuel Tank
Assembly (rear entry, with a relocated rear under floor catalytic converter), 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
'prohlbltlonsin Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for lnstallatlon on the followrng vehrcles: .

   Assembly Number _ Vehlole Aggllcatlo

    80019      t            2004 through 2007 modelyear
                                                      Toyota3 3 and 3.5 liter Slenna

    80081 >           e s    2008 through 2013 model-year Toyota 3 5 Ilter Slenna

This Executlve Order is based on testing Freedom Motors USA lnc conductedWlth the
Replacement Fuel Tank Assembly, including the relocated catalyst.

Exemption of the Replacement Fuel Tank‘Assembly shall not be construedas 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 devrce advertised, offered for sale, sold
with, or installed on a motor vehlcle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an ultimate
purchaser.            —        :         .    .           .

This Executive Order is vallid provided that installation instructions for the Replacement —
Fuel Tank Assembly do not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different
from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

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


                                              3.

  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 prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
  Resources Board.

 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
 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 herein in any advertising or other oral or written
 communlcatlon                                                —

 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 afier a hearing that grounds for
 revocation exist.

 Executed at El Monte, California, this     /fi '/é"‘day of November 2012.




                                    ;Ahnette Hebert, Chief
                                   %bile Source Operations Division




                            FREEDOM MOTORS USA, INC.
                     REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY — D—597—29



Document Created: 2012-12-20 06:04:27
Document Modified: 2012-12-20 06:04:27

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