Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 26, 2017.
As of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
310052011-2016 model-year 3.6 liter Chrysler and Dodge minivans

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-597-52
  • Executive Order 597-52 / D597-52
  • ARB # D-597-52
  • Executive Order No: D-597-52
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-597-52
  • Resolution D-597-52
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-597-52 PDF

D-597-52 Document:



                                   State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—597—52

                              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 California Air Resources Board (CARB) by
Vehicle Code (VC) Section 27156; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Health and Safety Code Sections
39515 and 39516 and Executive Order G—14—012;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation 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 VC Section 27156 for installation on the
following vehicles:       '

Assembly Number         Vehicle Application
31005                   2011—2016 model—year 3.6 liter Chrysler and Dodge minivans
                        2017 model—year 3.6 liter Dodge minivan certified with the
                        following LEV2 exhaust test groups and LEV2 evaporative
                         families: HCRXTO3.65P1, HCRXJO3.65PA; HCRXRO150RKO,
                         HCRXRO150RKA

This Executive Order is based on previous emissions and On—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 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 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 Replacement Fuel Tank
Assembly, as exempt by CARB, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s
pollution control system shall invalidate 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 CARB.

In addition to the foregoing, CARB 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 California 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
CARB 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.
                                             AM¥C
Executed at El Monte, California, this %         day of May 2017.


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           /_&KAnnette ebert Chief
                 Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division




                        FREEDOM MOTORS USA, INC.
                 REPLACEMENT FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY — D—597—52



Document Created: 2017-05-26 13:59:46
Document Modified: 2017-05-26 13:59:46

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