|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||237/2A ; 237/123 ; B ; 237/123 ; R|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 3|
A vehicle heating system (10) utilizes transmission fluid from the vehicle transmission (12) as a source for heat exchange in heater core (26). Fan (28) blows the heated air to heater vents in the normal fashion. When the interior of the vehicle reaches a threshold temperature, thermostat (50) detects the threshold temperature and actuates solenoid (46) which in turn actuates valve (44) so that transmission fluid is diverted from transmission output route (24) to input conduit (30) for heating circulation through heater core (26). The fluid is circulated...
A heating system for a vehicle having a transmission with fluid, the system comprising: means for cooling the transmission fluid; heat exchanger means including conduit structure operably coupling said cooling means and transmission with said heat exchanger means for two-way fluid communication therebetween; and diversion means operably coupling said heat exchanger means with said cooling means and the transmission for selectively diverting transmission fluid when the fluid is placed in the transmission and the temperature of the interior of the vehicle ...