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Title:
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF CYLINDER HEAD GASKET JOINT FAILURE IN A RUNNING ENGINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/095005
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An apparatus for determining the existence of a head-gasket failure in an engine is provided. The apparatus includes an accumulator in fluid communication with the engine, an engine coolant flow path in fluid communication with the engine and with the accumulator, and a gas flow path fluidly coupled to the accumulator. The apparatus further includes at least one gas analyzer fluidly coupled to the accumulator via the gas flow path that receives a sample gas from the accumulator via the gas flow path to allow the at least one gas analyzer to detect an amount of carbon dioxide in the sample gas.

Inventors:
BROWN, Cecil L. (2675 Beacon Hill Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan, 48326, US)
JURJ, Michael (21146 Fairfield Dr, Macomb, Michigan, 48044, US)
BERNDT, Ronald W. (2182 Lost Tree Way, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 48304, US)
MICHELL, Richard D. (29435 Edgehill, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 48336, US)
Application Number:
US2014/070253
Publication Date:
September 03, 2015
Filing Date:
December 15, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CIMS 483-02-19, 800 Chrysler Drive EastAuburn Hills, Michigan, 48326-2757, US)
International Classes:
G01M3/02; F01P11/14; F02B77/08; G01M3/20; G01M3/22
Foreign References:
US20120318040A12012-12-20
US5918256A1999-06-29
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FULLER, Roland A., III et al. (Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C.,P.O. Box 82, Bloomfield Hills Michigan, 48303, US)
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