Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 8, 2013.
As of Sunday, October 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
112252011-2013 model-year 3.5 liter Toyota Sienna with side entryThe under floor catalytic converter is moved forward 2.5 inches.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-597-30
  • Executive Order 597-30 / D597-30
  • ARB # D-597-30
  • Executive Order No: D-597-30
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-597-30
  • Resolution D-597-30
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Download: Executive Order D-597-30 PDF

D-597-30 Document:



                                      . State of California .
                                 — AIR RESOURCES BOARD
                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—597—30 .

                                 Relating to Exemptions under
                              Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code °

                                     Freedom Motors USA, Inc.
                                      Fuel Tank Modifications

 Pursuant to the authority vestedin the Alr Resources Board 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 the Fuel Tank Modlflcatlons manufactured by
 Freedom Motors USA, Inc. of 740 Watkins Road, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015, have been
 found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control system, and
 therefore, the Fuel Tank Modifications are exempt from the prohlbltlonsin Section 27156 of
 the Vehicle Code for the foIIowmg vehlcles

    Modlflcatlovn Number     Vehlcle Apphcatlon

    11225                    2011 through 2013 model-year Toyota 3.5 liter Sienna, side
                             entry

 This Executive Order is based on engmeenng evaluation and prevxous tests Freedom
. Motors USA, Inc. conducted WIth similar modifications.                  —

 Exemption of the Fuel Tank Modifications shall not be construed as an exemption to
 sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the system as individual devices.

 This Executive Order shall not apply to any device 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 is valid provided that installation instructions for the Fuel Tank
 Modifications do not recommend funing the vehicle to specifications different from those
 of the vehicle manufacturer.                                          —       —     —

 Changes made to the design or operatihg cbnditions of the Fuel Tank Modifications, 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 Fuel Tank Modifications 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.


                                              2.

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 Fuel
Tank Modifications 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.

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 FUEL TANK MODIFICATIONS.

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      g      day of April 2013.




                                         Annette Hebert, Chief
                                          obile Source Operations Division




                           FREEDOM MOTORS USA, INC.
                       FUEL TANK MODIFICATIONS — D—597—30



Document Created: 2013-04-29 14:10:36
Document Modified: 2013-04-29 14:10:36

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