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Valid E.O.

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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 24, 2008.
As of Sunday, December 16th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
720252008 model-year Toyota 2.4 liter Scion xBFuel and vapor lines are added and re-routed around the lowered floor.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-597-7
  • Executive Order 597-7 / D597-7
  • ARB # D-597-7
  • Executive Order No: D-597-7
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-597-7
  • Resolution D-597-7
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Download: Executive Order D-597-7 PDF

D-597-7 Document:



                                         State of California
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                    EXECUTIVE ORDER D-597-7

                                   Relating to Exemptions under
                                 Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                     Freedom Motors USA, Inc.
                                   Fuel Tank System Modifications

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

    Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 3951 6 of the
    Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G-02-003;

    IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the Fuel Tank System Modifications,
    manufactured by Freedom Motors USA, Inc. of 740 Watkins Road, Battle Creek, Michigan
    4901 5, have been found not to reduce the effectiveness of ,the applicable vehicle pollution
    control system, and therefore, the Fuel Tank System Modifications are exempt from the
    prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the following vehicle:

       Modification Number         Vehicle Application

       72025                        2008 model-year Toyota 2.4 liter Scion xB

I   This Executive Order is based on an engineering evaluation of the impact on emissions
    and On-Board Diagnostic II System.

1   Exemption of the Fuel Tank System Modifications shall not be construed as an
    exernption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the modifications as
I   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
    PI-Irchaser.

    This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for the Fuel Tank
    System Modifications 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 Fuel Tank System
    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 System 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.

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 System Modifications may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by
the vehicle manufacturer.

No claim of any klnd, 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 CONS-I-ITUTEA CERTIFICATION,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI-POLLU-TION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF FREEDOM
MOTORS USA, INC.'S FUEL TANK SYSTEM 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    ZV      day of April 2008.



                                    w
                                         Annette Hebert, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division




                             FREEDOM MOTORS USA, INC.
                   F U E L TANK SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS - D-597-7



Document Created: 2008-11-13 15:17:44
Document Modified: 2008-11-13 15:17:44

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