Patent Number: 6,192,869

Title: Fuel tank with filling level measurement

Abstract: A fuel tank has a delivery unit which is arranged within the tank body and which has a reservoir. The delivery unit can be introduced into the tank body through a closable opening in the wall thereof. The tank further includes a filling level measuring device which is arranged outside the reservoir of the delivery unit and which can also be introduced into the tank body through the opening. The measuring device can be introduced into the tank body separately from the delivery unit and is held in its operative position by a holder mounted to the opening. The holder can be in the form of a ring mounted to the edge of the opening.

Inventors: Hahner; Rainer (Bonn, DE), Walter; Rudiger (Bonn, DE), Wagner; Axel (Bonn-Beuel, DE), Puempel; Andreas G. R. (Essex, CA), Savoni; Lou (La Salle, CA), Siekmann; Jim (Crystal City, MO)

Assignee: Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG.

International Classification: B60K 15/03 (20060101); B60K 15/077 (20060101); B60K 15/06 (20060101); F02M 037/04 ()

Expiration Date: 02/27/2018