Accession Number:

ADD020345

Title:

Electronic Oil Level Detection and Replacement System

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 24 Nov 2003, patented 5 Dec 2006

Corporate Author:

TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-12-05

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

An oil level monitoring and replenishment system for use with an internal combustion engine having an oil sump. The system as a sensor which continuously measures the sump level in the reservoir for holding a quantity of oil to be used in replenishment of the sump. A sensor monitors the oil level in the sump and causes replenishment from the reservoir when needed. The reservoir has warning circuit interactive with a reservoir sensor to signal from the reservoir has reached a lower level of oil and requires the filling. The sensor also provides means to signal when the reservoir has been filled to the desired level to prevent overfilling.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE