Patent Number: 6,966,306

Title: Fuel pump module assembly for fuel tank

Abstract: A fuel pump module assembly for a fuel tank in a vehicle includes a reservoir adapted to be disposed in the fuel tank. The fuel pump module assembly also includes a fuel pump disposed in the reservoir to pump fuel from the fuel tank to an engine of the vehicle. The fuel pump module assembly includes a filter disposed in the reservoir and having an inlet fluidly connected to the fuel pump and having a first outlet fluidly connected to the engine and a second outlet. The fuel pump module assembly further includes a regulating valve disposed in the reservoir and fluidly connected to the second outlet to control fuel supply pressure to the engine.

Inventors: Sawert; Ulf (Grand Blanc, MI), Zimmerman; William S. (Grand Blanc, MI), Burke; David H. (Flint, MI), Tersigni; Joanne F. (Vassar, MI), Crandall; Rick E. (Fenton, MI), Roth; Robert A. (Grand Blanc, MI), Tyndall; Susan P. (Fenton, MI), Tenbrink; Nicholas D. (Goodrich, MI)

Assignee: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: F02M 37/10 (20060101); F02M 37/08 (20060101); F02M 037/04 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018