Patent Number: 6,305,129

Title: Door trimming panel having a window-lift mechanism

Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle door comprising an outer panel lined with an inner door panel having at least one opening therethrough, a rigid base door trim panel covered with a decorative covering, the rigid base door trim panel being fixed to the inner door panel and being disposed in front of the opening thereof, the rigid base door trim panel locally integrating a cup-shaped housing opened on the decorative covering and covered thereby, and a window lift mechanism partially received within the cup-shaped housing and connected to the rigid base door trim panel, the window lift mechanism comprising a rotative drum for lifting or lowering the window. The rotative drum is rotatively fitted within the cup-shaped housing.

Inventors: Eckhardt; Bernhard Yves (Wetzlar, DE), Velthaus; Frank (Saint Pere sur Loire, FR)

Assignee: Meritor Light Vehicle Systems

International Classification: B60J 5/04 (20060101); E05F 11/48 (20060101); E05F 15/16 (20060101); E05F 11/38 (20060101); B60J 001/08 (); B60J 005/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018