|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/203 ; 220/209 ; 220/303 ; 220/DIG ; 33|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 36 인용 특허 : 13|
A fuel cap is provided for use in a fuel system filler neck having a mouth. The cap includes a closure rotatably engageable with the filler neck to cover the filler neck mouth and formed to include a vent passageway extending therethrough in communication with the filler neck. A valve is supported in the vent passageway for movement between passageway-opening and passageway-closing positions. The cap further includes a handle shell and a plunger. The handle shell includes a lost-motion drive member positioned to apply a rotation-inducing drive force to t...
A fuel cap for use in a fuel system filler neck having a mouth, the cap comprising means for engaging the filler neck, the engaging means providing a filler neck venting passageway open to the atmosphere, means for normally closing the filler neck venting passageway, means for selectively actuating the closing means to open the filler neck venting passageway, and means for selectively rotating the engaging means relative to the filler neck in at least a cap-removal direction, the rotating means including means for moving the actuating means against the c...