Patent Number: 7,355,299

Title: Non-ignition switch vehicle ignition enabling system

Abstract: An active keyed locking system (10) for a vehicle (12) includes a keyed actuated device (58). A position sensor (56) is coupled to the keyed device (58) and generates a position signal indicative of position of the keyed device (58). A controller (64) is electrically coupled to the position sensor (56) and enables a vehicle component in response to the position signal.

Inventors: Ghabra; Riad (Dearborn Heights, MI), Banter; Bruce (Northville, MI)

Assignee: Lear Corporation

International Classification: B60R 25/10 (20060101); B60R 25/04 (20060101); H01H 47/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-04-08 0:00:00