Fuel fill tube with vapor vent and overfill protection
United States(US) Patent
Armstrong Donald J. (Troy MI) Giacomazzi Roy A. (Washington Township
Macomb County MI) Niepoth George W. (Milford MI)
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General Motors Corporation (Detroit MI 02)
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A fuel fill tube for a vehicle fuel tank has a canister vapor vent, a shut-off valve and an overfill protection valve. The overfill valve prevents liquid from communicating with the carbon canister during overfill and communicates the liquid to the atmospheric open end of the fill tube.
A fuel tank fill tube for a vehicle having a fuel tank and a vapor storage canister; said fill tube comprising: an open end adapted to be closed with a fuel cap; a spring closed flap means adjacent said open end for closing said open end from said fuel tank when a cap is installed and being opened b
A fuel tank fill tube for a vehicle having a fuel tank and a vapor storage canister; said fill tube comprising: an open end adapted to be closed with a fuel cap; a spring closed flap means adjacent said open end for closing said open end from said fuel tank when a cap is installed and being opened by a fuel fill nozzle when refueling of the tank is undertaken, said flap means including a finger portion; spring loaded shut-off means disposed in said fill tube for closing said tube from said canister and being opened by abutment of said finger portion when said flap means is opened; and float valve means for permitting passage of vapor from said tube passing through said shut-off valve to said canister and preventing liquid from flowing to said canister and including overflow means for directing liquid flowing through said shut-off valve to the open end of said fill tube.
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Snyder George H. (Box 68-25 ; Rte. 2 Ozark MO 65721) Snyder ; III George H. (2541 S. Collinson Ave. Springfield MO 65804) Nusbaumer Joseph M. (2769 Village Ter. Springfield MO 65807), Automatic fuel dispenser.
Teets Michael R. (Grosse Pointe Park MI) Kerby Keith A. (Clarkston MI) Rafferty Michael P. (Warren MI) Carver Wayne D. (Pontiac MI) Shrodes ; Jr. Robert (Mt. Clemens MI), Fuel assembly having a vapor vent with a hinged float valve.