Patent Number: 6,294,989

Title: Tire inflation assistance monitoring system

Abstract: A vehicular tire inflation monitoring system is provided for a vehicle thatincludes at least one tire inflation indicator assembly, visible exteriorof the vehicle, positioned at an exterior vehicle portion, such as at anexterior rearview mirror assembly. The at least one tire inflationindicator assembly provides an indication of the inflation condition of atleast one of the vehicle tires. The tire inflation monitoring systemincludes a control receiving at least one input from at least one tirepressure sensor sensing pressure of at least one vehicle tire. The controlproduces an output to illuminate the at least one tire inflation indicatorassembly.

Inventors: Schofield; Kenneth (Holland, MI), Lynam; Niall R. (Holland, MI)


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Expiration Date: 09/25/2013