Patent Number: 6,253,437

Title: Hybrid vehicle motor alignment

Abstract: A rotor of an electric motor for a motor vehicle is aligned to an axis of rotation for a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. A locator is provided on the crankshaft, a piloting tool is located radially by the first locator to the crankshaft. A stator of the electric motor is aligned to a second locator provided on the piloting tool. The stator is secured to the engine block. The rotor is aligned to the crankshaft and secured thereto.

Inventors: Levin; Michael Benjamin (Ann Arbor, MI)

Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: B60K 6/04 (20060101); B60K 6/00 (20060101); F02N 11/04 (20060101); H02K 15/16 (20060101); H02K 15/00 (20060101); B60K 17/00 (20060101); B60K 17/02 (20060101); H02K 7/00 (20060101); B23B 005/28 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018