Patent Number: 6,167,865

Title: Intake system for an internal combustion engine

Abstract: An intake system for an internal combustion engine includes an intake manifold having a plenum connected to ambient air by a main throttle and branches leading from the plenum to an intake port of each cylinder. A storage pipe is connected and parallel with each of the intake manifold branches. Gases from an auxiliary supply are drawn by the intake manifold vacuum into the storage pipe and thence into the engine cylinders.

Inventors: Ma; Thomas Tsoi-Hei (Ferrers, GB)

Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: F02M 25/08 (20060101); F02M 25/07 (20060101); F02M 35/104 (20060101); F02M 35/108 (20060101); F02M 025/07 (); F02M 025/08 (); F02M 035/108 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018