Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on September 18, 2007.
As of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 44000Limited 1998 - 2001 Toyota passenger cars and light-duty truck 1NoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-613-3
  • Executive Order 613-3 / D613-3
  • ARB # D-613-3
  • Executive Order No: D-613-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-613-3
  • Resolution D-613-3
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Download: Executive Order D-613-3 PDF

D-613-3 Document:

                                    State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—613—3
                      Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                                   of the Vehicle Code

                    Advanced Car Specialties Limited (d.b.a. RiteCat)
             "Series 44000 OBD II Compliant Three—way Catalytic Converter"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and Section 2222(h), Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR"), authorize the California Air Resources Board and its
Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket catalytic converters from the prohibitions of
Vehicle Code Section 27156.                                 '

WHEREAS, Advanced Car Specialties Limited (ACS) of 1865 Birchmount Road, Toronto,
Ontario, Canada M1P 2J45, has applied to the Air Resources Board for exemption from the
prohibitions in Vehicle Code Section 27156 to market its new aftermarket Series 44000
three—way catalytic converter (TWC) for installation on selected 1998 through 2001 model
year Toyota passenger cars and light—duty trucks 1 equipped with on—board diagnostic II
(OBD—II) systems as specified in Appendix D—613—3 and incorporated herein. The Series
44000 TWC will be used for single (one unit) exhaust system applications.

The TWC may also be installed on non—OBD II vehicles (1995 and older) similar in engine
and exhaust configuration to those listed in Appendix D—613—3.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Operations Division by Health and
Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—02—003, the Air Resources Board finds
that the above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the California Vehicle Code
Section 27156 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h). The emissions
performance of the catalytic converter was based on durability bench—aging by Umicore
Automotive Catalyst Corporation using Air Resources Board—modified RAT—A bench—aging
cycle for 75 hours, as specified in the "Optional Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket
Non—original Equipment Catalytic Converters Equipped with On—Board Diagnostic I! (OBD I1)

WHEREAS, emissions tests conducted at Automotive Testing and Development Services
(ATDS), Ontario, California, using a 2000 1.5L Toyota Echo equipped with a single exhaust
system, and certified to the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV, PC) emission standards showed
that the vehicle met the applicable emission standards with Series 44000 TWC (one unit)
installed.                  .

OBD II compatibility tests performed on the same test vehicle showed that Series 44000
TWC did not affect the vehicle‘s ability to perform OBD II system monitoring. Emission test
results in grams per mile are shown below.

                                                —2 —

                                     ATDS, Ontario, California
                                      1.5L Toyota Echo Test
                             NMOG                CO              NOx          Remarks
100K Standard                0.090               4,.2            0.3
Test 1                       0.080               0.5             0.1          Pass
Test 2                       0.090               0.4             0.1          Pass

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions
in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the approved vehicle applications specified
in Appendix D—613—3 subject to the following conditions:

      1.      No changes are permitted to the catalytic converter as described in the
              application for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converter or any of its
              components, and other factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and
              approved by the Air Resources Board prior to marketing in California.

              Marketing of the catalytic converter using identifications other than those shown
              in the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketing of the
              catalytic converter for application other than the ones shown in this Executive
              Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
              Resources Board. Exemption of these products shall not be construed as an
              exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the catalytic
              converter as individual devices.

              Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by
              Advanced Car Specialties Limited, its principals, agents, employees,
              distributors, dealers, or other representatives must include the disclaimer that
              the Executive Order or the exemption it provides is not an endorsement or
              approval of any emission reduction cljims for the catalytic converter and is only
              a finding that the catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle
              Code Section 27156.                       i

              Advanced Car Specialties Limited‘s installation instructions for the new catalytic
              converter must conform to requirements in Paragraphs | and X of the "Optional
              Evaluation Procedures for New Afiermarket Non—original Equipment Catalytrc
              Converters Equipped with On—Board [Dlagnostrc II (OBD I1) Systems."

              Upon installation, the catalytic converter must carry a manufacturers warranty
              for 50,000 miles on the substrates and 50,000 miles or frve years on the shell
              and end pipes.                                          ;

              Advanced Car Specialties Limited and its vendors may not advertise the new
              aftermarket catalytic converter as a "high or easy flow" catalytic converter or
              use any phrase that could make it appear to perform better than an OEM
              catalytic converter.                                     i



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       7.     Advanced Car Specialties Limited, its associates, vendors, other businesses,
              and individuals may not sell or supply the substrates ofi the new aftermarket
              catalytic converter to a third party to be assembled in adlfferent facility and
              marketed under this Executive Order.

       8.     Any marketing arrangement of the new aftermarket catalytic converter by a third
              party, which involves the use of packaging identification different from the ones
              described in this Executive Order, must be approved by ARB prior to shipment.

       9.     ACS must submit the required quality audit and produdtion quantity reports for
              its aftermarket catalytic converters on a semi—annual basis, covering the periods
              January 1 through June 30, and July 1 through December 31.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order. The      .
order may be revoked only after a ten day written notice of intention to revoke it, during which
period the holder of the 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 order may not be revoked until a determlnatlon is made, after the hearing, that
grounds for revocation exist.                                           .

Executed at El Monte, California, this _/ 5 day of $eptember 20@7.

                                    Annette Hebert, Ch|ef
                                    Mobile Source Opératlons DIVISICJn


                                                        APPENDIX D—613—3

                             Advanced Car Specialties Limited — Series 44000 OBD I1 TWC for Toyota PC/ALDT 1
     Model       .           Engine —     .        .\   Certicicati| Weight    Exhaust Converter|     Total   Monitored    &          .      .
NO    Year   Vehicle Model    size     Engine Family     on Level     Class     Type      Type     Converter| Converter Universal   Direct Fit
1               Corolia       1.8    —|WTYXVO1.8DXB                  PC                                                  44000        TBD
                Tercel                                               PC                        '                         44000        TBD
»    1998       g:::g         is      —lwivxvoi.sssa|    TV          PC       Single     TWC          1          1       44000        TBD
              Convertible                                            PC                                                  44000        TBD
                Tercel                                               PC                                                  44000
3               g::zg         1.5     XTYXVO1.5BBA| TIERA1           PC       Single     TWC          4          4       44000        TBD
              Convertible                                            PC                                                  44000        TBD
4    1999       Gamry
                Solars     3.0        XTYXVO3.0BBA|     TIER1        PC
                                                                     sc         —
                                                                              Single     TWC          1          1       44000
                                                                                                                         24000        TBD
5               Corolla    18         XTYXVO1.8DXB|      TLEV      PC         Single     TWC          1          1       44000        TBD
6            Tacoma 2WD|__3.4         _|XTYXTO34BBH|    TIER1_|_LDT—1_|       sgnore     TWC          4          q       44000        TBD
7            Tacoma 4WD|   2.7        XTYXTO2.7DXJ|      TLEV     LDT—1           9                                      44000        TBD
8                Echo      15         YTYXVOT.S5FFA|      LEV      PC         Single     TWC          1          1       44000        TBD
9               gzg‘g      3.0        YTYXVO3.0BBA|     TIERA      PC         Single     TWC          1          1       44000        TBD
10   2000       Gelica               YTYXVO1.8DDB                  PC           .                                        44000        TBD
11              Celica _      18     |~ryxvorspoc| "+EY              PC       Single     TWC          1          1       44000        TBD
 7           ——Corolla1.8 YTYXVO1.8FFA                        [——PG__|_SingleIWG_1_1_                                    44000        TBD
13               Echo  15   1TYXVOT.5FFA                  LEV    PC    Single TWC 1 1                                    44000        TBD
14   2001       Gelica 1.8s 1TYXVO1.8DD8B|               TLEV    PC    Single TWC 1 1                                    44000        TBD
15              Celica 1.8  1TYXVO1.3DDC]|               TLEV    PC    Single TWC 1 1                                    44000        TBD

Document Created: 2007-09-28 13:05:25
Document Modified: 2007-09-28 13:05:25

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