Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 9, 1977.
As of Saturday, April 20th, 2024 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
5501976 and older model year vehicles equipped with 4 cylinder engines and standard 12 volt negative ground Kettering ignition systems EXCEPT : (1) VW and other vehicles using Bosch distributors with unequal cam angles. (2) GM vehicles with 4 cylinder engines (3) Vehicles originally equipped with transistorized, capacitive discharge, or breakerless electronic ignition systems (4) Vehicles equipped with dual point distributor where one of the points is used for emission control. (5) 1966-70 vehicles with a retrofit NOx device which incorporates retard of basic ignition timing.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-70-3
  • Executive Order 70-3 / D70-3
  • ARB # D-70-3
  • Executive Order No: D-70-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-70-3
  • Resolution D-70-3
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Download: Executive Order D-70-3 PDF

D-70-3 Document:

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