Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 14, 2013.
As of Saturday, July 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
112252011-2014 Toyota 3.5 liter Sienna, side entry

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-597-33
  • Executive Order 597-33 / D597-33
  • ARB # D-597-33
  • Executive Order No: D-597-33
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-597-33
  • Resolution D-597-33
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Download: Executive Order D-597-33 PDF

D-597-33 Document:



                                         State of California    .
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—597—33

                                   Relating to Exemptions under
                                Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                     Freedom Motors USA, Inc. |
                                      Fuel Tank Modifications

 Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board (ARB) by Section 27156 of the
 Vehicle Code (VC); 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 Modifications, 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 prohlbmons in VC Section
 27156 for the following vehicles: _

     Modification Number     Vehicle Application

     11225        |          2011 through 2014 model—year Toyota 3.5 liter Slenna side
                             entry

 This Executive Order is based on engineering evaluation and prev1ous tests Freedom
 Motors USA Inc. conducted with similar modifications.

 Exemptlon of the Fuel Tank Modifications shall not be construed as an exemptidn 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 Wlth transfer to an ultimate
 purchaser.

This Executive Order is valid provided that in'stal‘lation instructions for the Fuel Tank
 Modifications do not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications differentfrom those
 of the vehicle manufacturer.                                                                ~

 Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Fuel Tank Modifications, as
 exempt by ARB, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollutlon
 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 ARB. —


                                             «2.

In addition to the foregoing, 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 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 ARB
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     [j' o{!}day of November 2013.



                                          (Zoerines
                                         rik White, Chief
                                           bile Source Operations Division




                           FREEDOM MOTORS USA, INC.
                       FUEL TANK MODIFICATIONS — D—597—33



Document Created: 2013-12-03 09:06:07
Document Modified: 2013-12-03 09:06:07

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