Patent Number: 6,966,410

Title: Arrangement and method for automatically disengaging a manual operator for an electric parking brake

Abstract: A parking brake operated by an electric motor has a manual operator including a flexible cable core drivable with a tool to allow drive gearing driven by the electric motor, but which is disengaged from a driving connection to the gearing whenever the motor is energized by also energizing solenoid shifting a coupling to a disconnected position.

Inventors: Tacker; William R. (Troy, MI)

Assignee: Dura Global Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: B60T 11/04 (20060101); B60T 11/00 (20060101); B60T 7/02 (20060101); B60T 7/10 (20060101); B60T 13/74 (20060101); B60T 13/00 (20060101); B60T 13/02 (20060101); F16D 65/14 (20060101); F16D 055/08 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018