Patent Number: 6,297,606

Title: Sunroof controlling device

Abstract: A sunroof controlling device for controlling a sunroof lid in sliding and tilting directions without using a mechanical position switch, which comprises and actuator having an electric motor and an output shaft to be connected with the sunroof lid, a switch for generating a command signal, and a control unit including an armature shaft rotation signal generating means, an output shaft rotation signal generating means, and a counting means for counting the signals generated from the armature shaft rotation signal generating means and the output shaft rotation signal generating means, and the control unit starts current supply to the electric motor of the actuator in response to the command signal and interrupts the current supply according to the count value of the counting means.

Inventors: Yoshioka; Nobuo (Yokohama, JP), Funaki; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Niki; Kenichi (Yokohama, JP), Tanaka; Tokuhiro (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Jidosha Denki Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B60J 7/057 (20060101); B60J 7/04 (20060101); H02P 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018