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Inertia Valve (Non Return) Fuel Feed / Return Line

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033662D
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-21

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Abstract

81040149 This invention has been driven by events seen on disel vehicles, post test crash. Typically, diesel vehicles have a number of fuel system components (filter/pump/hand primer/temp manifold/fuel lines & connectors)located in the engine compartment. It is known that these components can be damaged during a high speed frontal crash event. Rollover rig tests have shown that it is possible for the damaged components to leak fuel, from the fuel tank, via the fuel feed/return lines