Patent Number: 7,613,013

Title: Mounting means for a sensor device

Abstract: A retaining device for a sensor is mounted on a part having an opening, in particular, on an outer part of a motor vehicle. The retaining device includes an endplate attachable to an inner surface of the part and having an opening. The retaining device also includes a housing adjacent to the endplate for receiving at least part of the sensor. An additional member is mounted inside the opening in the endplate and includes a projection projecting outwards from the endplate. The additional member can be brought into engagement with the opening in the part such that the opening in the endplate is centrally aligned with respect to the opening in the part.

Inventors: Gau; Harry (Ingbert, DE)

Assignee: Decoma (Germany) GmbH

International Classification: H05K 7/02 (20060101); H05K 7/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017