|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||123/497 ; 123/025C ; 210/187|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 26 인용 특허 : 12|
A fuel system provides first and second conduits that draw fuel from first and second positions, or locations, within a fuel reservoir. If water exists in the fuel reservoir, the second position is selected to be lowered in the fuel reservoir than the first position so that accumulated water will be drawn through the second conduit under certain conditions, such as when the engine is operating at a speed above the minimum threshold. The fuel reservoir can be a fuel tank or auxiliary fuel tank of a vehicle or watercraft or, alternatively, it can be the ho...
[ I claim:] [1.] A fuel supply system for an internal combustion engine, comprising:a fuel pump;a fuel reservoir, said fuel reservoir being a housing in which water separates from fuel and is collected at a bottom portion of said fuel reservoir;a first conduit connected in fluid communication with said fuel reservoir at a first location which is a first distance above said bottom portion of said fuel reservoir, said first conduit being connected in fluid communication with said fuel pump for pumping fuel from said fuel reservoir toward a combustion chamb...