Patent Number: 6,305,332

Title: Cooling assembly for engine

Abstract: To make it possible to extract air from a water pump without the need for a dedicated structure for air extraction in the water pump which supplies cooling water to a cooling jacket on a cylinder head or cylinder block of a horizontally opposed or V-type engine. A circular pump chamber for rotatably housing an impeller inside a pump housing of a water pump includes an upper discharge path extending diagonally upwards and connecting to an upper end section of the pump chamber, and a lower discharge path extending diagonally downwards and connecting to a lower end section of the pump chamber. First and second connecting pipes respectively extending in a straight line along a line extended from the upper and lower discharge paths have inner ends communicating with the upper and lower discharge paths, and outer ends forming first and second discharge ports.

Inventors: Nishi; Tohru (Saitama, JP), Hori; Yoshiaki (Saitama, JP), Moriyama; Yuichi (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: F01P 5/10 (20060101); F01P 5/00 (20060101); F02B 75/24 (20060101); F02B 75/00 (20060101); F01M 1/02 (20060101); F02B 61/02 (20060101); F02B 61/00 (20060101); F02F 1/24 (20060101); F02B 75/18 (20060101); F02B 75/02 (20060101); F01P 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018