Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 13, 1978.
As of Monday, September 23rd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

1979 and older, EXCEPT vehicles with : (1) Three-way catalyst using feedback vehicles (2) Fuel injected (3) variable venturi carburetor

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-9-6
  • Executive Order 9-6 / D9-6
  • ARB # D-9-6
  • Executive Order No: D-9-6
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-9-6
  • Resolution D-9-6
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Download: Executive Order D-9-6 PDF

D-9-6 Document:

                                                        (Page 1 of 2)

                          State of California
                          AIR'RESOURCES BOARD

                        EXECUTIVE ORDER D—9—6 _
               Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                          of the Vehicle Code

                         BALL—MATIC CORPORATION
                        "BALL—MATIC AIR INJECTOR"

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
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the "Ball—Matic Air
Injector" manufactured by Ball—Matic Corporation of 1429 Palo Loma, Orange,
California 92669, has been found to not reduce the effectiveness of required
motor vehicle pollution control devices and, therefore, is exempt from the
prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for 1979 and older vehicles
except for those vehicles equipped with:

          1.   Three way catalyst with feed back system.
          2.    Fuel injection systems.
          3.   Variable venturi carburetor systems.

The device consists of an air modulating valve with a filter and is inserted
into the PCV line. This valve permits a small amount of additional air
to enter the PCV line. This device can be identified by the name "Ball—Matic
Air Injector" permanently stamped at the bottom of the device housing.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions
for this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
different from those listed by the vehicle manufacturer.                  —

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device, as
exempted by the Air Resources Board, that adversely affect the per—
formance of a vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate
this Executive Order.

Marketing of this device using an identification other than that shown
in this Executive Order or marketing of this device for an application
other than those listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless
prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect
that the use of this device may have on any warranty either expressed or
implied by the vehicle manufacturer.

BALL—MATIC CORPORATION                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—9—6
"BALL—MATIC AIR INJECTOR"                             (Page 2 of 2)

ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE "Ball—Matic AirInjector" device.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by Air Resources Board" may be made
with respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral
or written communication.

'Section 17500 of the Business and Profess1ons Code makes untrue or mis—
leading advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes violation punishable
as a misdemeanor.

Section 43644 of the Health and Safety Code provides as follows:

     "43644.   (a) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or
     advertise, or, except in an application to the state board for
     certification of a device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle
     pollution control device for use on any used motor vehicle unless
     that device has been certified by the state board. No person shall
     sell, offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor vehicle
   — pollution control device as a certified device which, in fact, is
     not a certified device. Any violation of this subdivision is a

Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he
deems advisable.

Executive Order D—9—5 dated October 20, 1978, is superseded and of no
further force and effect.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   fig—j;
                                           day of November, 1978.

                                   Vehicle Emissions Control Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:41:57
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:41:57

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